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February 2014

Kick Butts Day / Video Contest

Submitted by kippy.bishop on Thu, 02/27/2014 - 12:18

The Utah County Health Department is sponsoring a video contest for youth to demonstrate that they are not going to be targets for big tobacco. Youth ages 12 to 18 can enter, creating their own unique 30 second videos. Winners will receive cash prizes (1st Place - $500, 2nd Place - $300, and 3rd Place - $200). The first 100 participants will be a part of a free private screening of Divergent on 
 March 19th, when the video winners will be announced.  All entries must be submitted, and Entry Forms received, no later than Friday, March 7th. To see entrance guidelines and rules, please go to The video contest is sponsored by OUTRAGE (Youth against Tobacco), Island Teens Against Tobacco (ITAT), Latinos In Action, Utah Department of Health's Way to Quit, Utah County Health Department, and R&R Partners. The Utah County Health Department is committed to promoting the health of our community by preventing avoidable disease and injury by monitoring the health of our community to assure conditions in which people can be healthy. For information on UCHD programs or services, please visit www.UtahCountyHealth. org or call 801-851-7000. You can also now follow the UCHD at, or Brought to you in partnerships with the Utah County Health Department, the Utah Department of Health, and the eleven other local health departments across Utah.

4th Annual Homeless for a Night

Submitted by deon.youd on Tue, 02/18/2014 - 08:21
Homeless for a Night Registration form

Spanish Fork High School student council is pleased to announce the 4th annual Homeless for a Night March 7/8, 2014. Homeless for a Night raises money for Tabitha's Way, a local food pantry and thrift shop. 

Students at Homeless for a Night will give up the comforts of home to develop empathy and understanding for people who regularly go without. Students will also participate in hands-on service activities and a variety of fun activities throughout the night. All money raised will be donated to Tabitha's Way. 

Registration is $15 in advance payable at any high school finance office in Nebo School District. At-the-door registration is $20. Space is limited, so advanced registration is recommended. Students in grades 10-12 are invited to participate.

Find more information on the registration form, or follow us on facebook or twitter (#hfan2014).

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