We are happy to welcome Gerald Elias, concert violinist and author to our podium. Elias has over 35 years experience in the Boston Symphony and the Utah Symphony; he also has written three mystery novels tracking the adventures the reluctant hero, curmudgeonly, blind violin teacher Daniel Jacobus. He promised to bring his violin and to discuss his latest novel Death and Transfiguration.It should be an interesting evening!
The meeting will be held Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 7:30 PM in Eliot Hall at the First Unitarian Church at 569 South 1300 East, in Salt Lake City. There will be a lecture followed by a question and answer session and light refreshments. Interested people are invited, there is no admission charge.
Freethought Groups Meetings
SHIFT, a student group at the University of Utah has regular meetings.
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As a Certified Humanist Minister, Elaine Ball serves secular, humanist, non-theist, and inter-religious Utahans. First consultation meetings are free of charge. Fees (found here) include three pre-event meetings, unlimited phone calls and e-mails, and day-of event officiating. A non-refundable deposit of $30 (toward the total cost) is required to hold the date for your event.
If you wish to have an officiant at any non-conventional life event not listed on the site, please contact Elaine at elaine at humanistsofutah. for a free consultation meeting to see what can be arranged! All of life is worth celebrating.
Homeless Youth Resource Center
We did a good job at our summer picnic; we collected a lot of needed items and money for the HYRC. The sincerely appreciated our help but we did not include a golden goose; our donations did not last forever.
The HYRC is a perennial need; The HoU Board is committed to continue supporting this worthy cause.
We are planning another major collection event at our December banquet. Please plan on donating things season specific items like coats, blankets, and even sleeping bags.
You can also money any time, just present it to any board member and we will see that it gets delivered.
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