Community Connections

The Gift of Giving This Holiday Season

For the sixth consecutive year, All West Communications has been able to provide a monetary donation to give much-needed funds for local food banks in their service areas. This year, the following food banks will receive a combined donation of $5,000:

  • Bountiful Food Pantry, Bountiful, UT
  • Christian Center of Park City, Park City, UT
  • Community Action Services, Coalville, UT
  • Community Action Services, Oakley, UT
  • Food Bank of Sweetwater County, Green River, WY
  • Food Bank of Sweetwater County, Rock Springs, WY
  • Joyce Hansen Hall Food Bank, Ogden, UT
  • The Lord’s Storehouse, Evanston, WY
  • Tooele Community Resource Center, Tooele, UT
  • Weber Cares Pantry at Weber State University, Ogden, UT

All West believes in making a difference in the communities they serve. Their Community Connections program allows them to support local non-profit groups, community events, and neighbors. Each year, over $50,000 is given back to the community.

Since 2018, All West has been able to give back to the communities by providing funds to local food banks. They are happy to contribute to these food banks, as they are a vital part of the community. While resources are needed all year long, the start of the holiday season in November creates a greater need for donations. The donations will help each food bank be able to provide food and supplies in the spirit of the season of giving!

Kay Rossiter, director of The Lord’s Storehouse in Evanston, WY, expressed appreciation for All West’s continued support. “We are feeding 250 families a week right now and every dollar is being put to use,” stated Rossiter. In addition to helping families, pantry donations also help support the operation so it can stay open to the community.

This year, All West included the communities of Farmington, Tooele and Ogden, UT in their food bank donations. They are actively building their fiber network in each of the cities and wanted to show their gratitude to the residents. The Bountiful Food Pantry, serving residents of Farmington, believes in their mission to relieve hunger and increase self-sufficiency of Davis County residents living in need. The Tooele Community Resource Center provides food assistance, along with housing assistances and a thrift store in Tooele. “Your donation is so needed and appreciated,” expressed Food Bank and Resource Center Director, Christie Johnson.

The Weber Cares Pantry with the Center for Community Engaged Learning at Weber State University is very grateful for this generous donation from All West Communications. Financial donations such as this will be used to continue to stock the critical food and resource needs for students as we head into the holiday season. “Last year, we distributed over 21,000 pounds of food to over 2,000 visitors,” stated Teresa Martinez, Student Engagement Coordinator. The pantry heavily relies on private donations and donations from food banks. Waiting for these donations, however, leads to bare shelves due to the high demand of food from the students. Having the financial ability to go directly to the stores to buy food allows them to stock the pantry right away to meet needs while waiting for other donations to come in. “We are on track to exceed the number of visitors this year, which only increases our need for more donations to meet demand. We look forward to utilizing these generous funds in useful ways to continue to meet the food needs of our students,” said Martinez.

All West encourages their customers to find ways to give back to their communities this year. Here are a few ways to give back:


Donate your time by volunteering with local organizations. Local non-profits, schools, shelters, senior centers and food banks are always looking for people willing to help their cause. Websites like Great NonProfits, Feeding America, JustServe and even local Facebook groups are great ways to find volunteer opportunities.


A random act of kindness can go a long way! You never know who around you needs help, or even a pick-me-up after a rough day at work. Consider shoveling your neighbor’s driveaway after a nighttime snowstorm or baking cookies for your coworker’s family. The Random Acts of Kindness Foundation provides free resources to help you make kindness the norm. 


Physical and monetary donations are an effective way to help your community. Find out if your local food bank is accepting donations and what items they need the most. It’s as easy as adding a few extra cans of food to your shopping cart next time you get groceries. Thrift stores also take donations of new and gently used items. Don’t have any items to donate? A $10 donation is just as helpful to local organizations. Your gift will always make a difference!

Giving back helps aid, support and make a difference in community members’ lives. All West believes in supporting the communities they serve and help give back year-round through their Community Connections program.

We wish you a very Happy Holidays and a joyful New Year!


2020 March Events

What to do in your neighborhood this March

Who’s excited to be one month closer to warmer weather?
We’re kicking off spring all month long with these fun local events:

Park City | Kamas | Oakley | Coalville

Spring Gruv 
Park City Mountain Resort and Canyons Village
Friday’s, Saturday’s and Sunday’s, March 6, 2020 - April 5, 2020

Park City shines in spring, and its all yours to soak in during Spring Gruv. Under bluebird skies, you’re invited to feel the beat of concerts on the village stage, join a deck party at Pink Park City, test your creativity at the annual Pond Skimming Competition and so much more. Redefine your spring break at this springtime celebration.

David Cook and Chris Allen 
DeJoria Center
March 28
8:00 PM to 10:00 PM

David Cook, American Idol Season 7 winner, and Kris Allen, American Idol Season 8 winner, are bringing their talent to DeJoria Center

These two artists, united by their American Idol experiences and so much more, including their desire to bring real, tangible, and relatable music to the table, are excited to team up and deliver fans an unforgettable experience this year.


Evanston | Kemmerer

Celtic Festival 
Roundhouse & Railyards Complex
Friday, March 20: 3 pm - 11 pm
Saturday, March 21: 10am - 11 pm
General Admission $5

Ceili (kay-lee) at the Roundhouse Celtic Festival in it's 12th Year, will feature headline and regional bands all weekend long with children's activities, ethnic foods, drink, ceili dancing, music workshops, arts and crafts, and folk arts demonstrations.



Timp Archery Spring Fling 
Wasatch County Events Center
March 5-8
8:00 am – 5:00 pm

It's that time of year!! We think this is the best arena shoot of the season! Make sure to set your calendars and join us! The Timpanogos Archery Competition will be at the Wasatch County Events Center on March 5-8, 2020 for it's annual 3D Spring Fling. With traditional archery classes for adults, bowhunter classes and youth classes this is a great way to learn more about the fastest growing sport in America!

Adult Prom Night with the Charley Jenkins Band
Wasatch High School Commons Area
March 21
8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
$50 per couple

Join the Wasatch High School Alumni Association for an Adult Prom Night featuring the Charley Jenkins Band. All proceeds will provide scholarships for graduating seniors of Wasatch High School.


Green River | Rock Springs

2020 Health and Wellness Fair 
Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County
March 7
9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Your health and wellness centers around good food, good health and good life. Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County’s 2020 Health & Wellness Fair brings all of that together so you are “Good to Go.”

The annual fair is from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, March 7, in the hospital’s main lobby and cafe. It’s a free, family event. There will be drawings, giveaways, and grand prizes.

Builders Day 
Sweetwater County Library
March 14

We can build it! LEGO Challenges, a Kids Construction Zone and your chance to win one of 2 LEGO building sets.


February Events

What to do in your neighborhood this February

We love February, and we think you will too! Join us in discovering the community arts, culture and entertainment we love with these great local events:

Park City | Kamas | Oakley | Coalville

Saturday Morning Snowshoe Tour
Swaner Preserve and EcoCenter
Every Saturday starting December 7, 2019 - March 21, 2020
8:30 AM to 10:00 AM
Price: $10 per person | $5 locals | Free for Swaner members

Explore the Swaner Preserve wetlands with a guide! During this tour, you will learn about the history of the Preserve as well as what kinds of plants and animals you will find during the winter. Additionally, you will have time to search for and identify animal tracks and other signs of animal life on the Preserve. Depending upon the time of year, lucky hikers may see an abundance of birds, elk, or even nesting sandhill cranes!

Please come prepared with snow gear, such as boots, snowpants, hats, gloves, coat, and water bottle. Snowshoes can be rented from the EcoCenter - $2.50 for members, $5 for non-members.

FIS Freestyle Ski World Cup
Deer Valley Resort
- Feb. 6: 9:00 AM — 10:00 PM Mogul Competition
- Feb. 7: 9:00 AM — 10:00 PM Aerial Competition
- Feb 8: 9:00 AM — 10:00 PM Dual Mogul Competition
Free to the public

The world's best freestyle skiers come together this winter for the Visa Freestyle International Ski World Cup at Deer Valley Resort. Watch as competitors twist, fly and race their way to the podium on the same runs used during the 2002 Olympic Winter Games. All events are free to the public.
This marks the 20th year of international and world competitions hosted at Deer Valley, including the 2002 Winter Olympic Games, three World Championships and 16 World Cups making the resort an esteemed venue for the freestyle community. All competitions will be held at night under the lights at Deer Valley Resort.


Evanston | Kemmerer

Golden Dragon Acrobats 
Evanston High School
Tuesday, February 18
7 pm
Non Pass Prices are $15-20 each adult and $6-8 each student

The Golden Dragon Acrobats represent the best of a time honored tradition that began more than twenty-five centuries ago. They are recognized throughout the US and abroad as the premiere Chinese acrobatic touring company of today. They combine award-winning acrobatics, traditional dance, spectacular costumes, ancient and contemporary music and theatrical techniques to present a show of breathtaking skill and spellbinding beauty.


Soldier Hollow
February 21 & 22
10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Price: Adults $15, Seniors and Kids $10, VIP $30

Western skijoring is an action packed competition where a horse and rider pull a skier at a fast pace through a course that includes gates, jumps, and rings. Join us on February 21 & 22, 2020at Soldier Hollow for this fast action sport!

Ice Castles 
January 3, 2020 - March 1, 2020
Homestead Resort
Monday-Thursday 4 p.m.-9 p.m., Friday 4 p.m.-10:30 p.m., Saturday noon-10:30 p.m.
Weekday child: $9.99, Weekday general: $13.99 | Weekend child: $11.99, Weekend general: $17.99

Ice Castles is an awe-inspiring, must-see winter phenomenon that brings fairy tales to life. Escape into a world of ice caves, frozen waterfalls, and maze-like tunnels. Race down ice slides, squeeze through slot canyons and discover magic around every icy corner. Located in Midway, Utah, just 30 minutes from Park City, the interactive experience is built using hundreds of thousands of hand-placed icicles, creating a winter wonderland where your imagination can run wild.

Green River | Rock Springs

Green River Recreation Center - Swimming Pool
Tuesday, February 18th
12:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Varies depending on age and type of admission (daily, monthly, annual, etc.) Fees are also subject to change.

Features a floating challenge course with a slide at the finish! Pool slides and diving board will be closed, one lap lane will remain open.

Little Women
Sweetwater County Library
February 4
6:00 PM-8:00 PM

WWCC Theater program will be at the library signing a selection of songs from the play.


January Events

What to do in your neighborhood this January

Join us in discovering our community arts, culture and entertainment
with these great local events

Park City | Kamas | Oakley | Coalville

Silver Sky Nights 
Canyons Village at Park City Mountain Resort
Friday, January 3- Fireworks at 5:30 PM
Saturday, January 18- Fireworks 5:45 PM

Live music, family activities, complimentary hot cocoa & donuts, and of course a spectacular fire theatric shows await through the season.

Sundance Film Festival
Multiple Venues in Park City
January 23 - February 2
Ticket prices vary

Every winter in Utah, the Sundance Film Festival becomes the ultimate gathering of original storytellers and audiences seeking new voices and fresh perspectives. Our annual program includes dramatic and documentary features and short films; series and episodic content; and New Frontier, showcasing emerging media in the form of multimedia installations, performances, and films. We also host daily filmmaker conversations, panel discussions, and live music events. Since 1985, hundreds of films that have launched at the Festival have gained critical recognition and acclaim, reaching new audiences worldwide.

Evanston | Kemmer

Shades of Bublé Presented by The Arts Inc 
Davis Middle School
Friday, January 17
7 pm
Non-Pass Prices are $15-20 each adult and $6-8 each student

Delivering a setlist comprised only of songs recorded or performed live by Michael Bublé, this world-class tribute act honors (but doesn't imitate) the sophistication, retro style, and high-energy fun that Bublé himself brings to his concerts while engaging diehard fans with thrilling new three-part vocal arrangements. A Three-Man Tribute to Michael Bublé gives audiences seamless variety by combining big-band standards from the jazz era, classic hits from the 50s/60s/70s, as well as Billboard chart toppers from today in a high-energy show that generates standing ovations from sold-out crowds.


4th Annual Winter Festival 
Wasatch Mountain State Park
Saturday, January 11
10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Join us for the 4th annual Winter Festival where you can try out XC- skis, snowshoes and fat-tire bike. Learn about all the fun winter activities in the area like snowmobiling, dog sledding, and fat-tire biking. Enjoy hot food and good company. Call 435-654-1791 to make your reservations for equipment. Space is limited.

Ice Castles 
January 3, 2020 - March 1, 2020
Homestead Resort
Monday-Thursday 4 p.m.-9 p.m., Friday 4 p.m.-10:30 p.m., Saturday noon-10:30 p.m.
Weekday child: $9.99, Weekday general: $13.99 | Weekend child: $11.99, Weekend general: $17.99

Ice Castles is an awe-inspiring, must-see winter phenomenon that brings fairy tales to life. Escape into a world of ice caves, frozen waterfalls, and maze-like tunnels. Race down ice slides, squeeze through slot canyons and discover magic around every icy corner. Located in Midway, Utah, just 30 minutes from Park City, the interactive experience is built using hundreds of thousands of hand-placed icicles, creating a winter wonderland where your imagination can run wild.

Green River | Rock Springs

Chamber Membership Connection Luncheon
Holiday Inn - Ball Room
January 13
Noon - 1 pm
Pre Register on line - $13.00 | At the door - $15.00

Join Marty Carollo and other All West Communications leaders in our upcoming Community Conversations. These sessions are designed for members of our community to connect with All West Communications to help us better serve you.

Teen Thursdays 
Sweetwater County Library
Every Thursday in January
3:30 PM

We'll have snacks, board games, video games, crafts, and other awesome activities. For more information, please call 307-875-3615.


December Events

What to do in your neighborhood this December

The most wonderful time of the year is here! The snow is falling, holiday decorations are hung, and family and friends gather to celebrate. Bring some extra cheer to your holiday with these local events:

Park City | Kamas | Oakley | Coalville

Annual Oakley Christmas Lighting and Holiday Celebration!
Cattleman's Hall, 911 W Center Street, Oakley UT
December 2, 2019
Time TBD

Come celebrate the holiday season with the Oakley community! Hot cocoa and cookies will be served and children can even meet with Santa Claus.

Park Silly Holiday Bazaar
Sheraton Park City
December 6 – 8
Fri 5-9pm, Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 10am-5pm

The Silly Holiday Bazaar is a festive, indoor, holiday market where family, friends and vendors can have fun while making the most of the holiday spirit! Entry to the Bazaar is FREE!

Park City Nutcracker
George S. & Dolores Dore Eccles Center Theater
December 21
2:00 PM and 5:30 PM
$20.00 and $25.00

Battling mice and soldiers, stunning snowflakes,and dazzling dancing dolls, make this show a Park City Holiday Tradition. This abbreviated family show brings the Magic of the Nutcracker to life for adults and children alike.

Evanston | Kemmer

North Pole Carnival
Evanston Youth Club
December 13
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
$3 per person

Great family fun for kids of all ages. Our teens work hard to prepare a festive night with games, crafts, prizes and more.
Kids 5 and under are free.
Dinner, treats, and drinks for an additional fee.


Zermatt Swiss Christmas
Zermatt Resort
December 13 & 14
10:00 AM on Dec 13, 2019 | 7:00 PM on Dec 14, 2019

Zermatt Swiss Christmas is a 2-day Christmas Event held at Zermatt Resort in Beautiful Midway Utah. Zermatt Swiss Christmas is a family-friendly event modeled after an Old European-Style Christmas Market. Like all true European Christmas Markets, admission to the Market is free!

Homestead Breakfast with Santa
Homestead Resort
December 21
9:00 AM and 11:00 AM
Adults – $13.95 | Children (5-12) – $7.95

Treat your kids to one of the most beloved holiday traditions with Breakfast with Santa at Simon's restaurant. Simon's restaurant is located at the beautiful Homestead Resort in Midway. Join Santa for a scrumptious breakfast feast. After breakfast, Mrs. Claus will be decorating cookies in the garden room. Enjoy a fun family holiday tradition at Homestead Resort! Bring your kids to Simon's and enjoy Breakfast with Santa.

North Pole Express Christmas Train
Heber Valley Railroad
Every Monday, Friday & Saturday in December
Times and Pricing Vary

Join us on this fun and traditional train ride to the North Pole! A family favorite, this 90 minute round trip to the North Pole includes hot cocoa and Mrs. Claus' famous chocolate chip cookies. You'll sing along to new and traditional Christmas favorites on the way and be entertained by our hosts, elves and cocoa chefs. When we reach the North Pole Santa will join us for the return trip and greet each child and present them with a special gift.

Green River | Rock Springs

Make Your Own Ornaments
White Mountain Library
December 3
5:00 PM

Help Youth Services decorate their Christmas Tree. Make 3 decorations and choose one to leave.

Festival of Trees – YWCA
Commerce Bank of Wyoming
December 5
6:00 PM-8:00 PM

Come Join us for our Annual event to kick off the Christmas Season!
Come down to Commerce Bank of Wyoming and bid on trees and/or gift baskets to get your Holiday off on the right foot.
We will have Live Auction trees (very creative & unique) along with a Silent Auction, reception and chance for you to vote for your favorite tree.
There is FUN for EVERYONE!

An Evening With Santa
White Mountain Library
December 17
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Join us for an evening Story Time event with our special guest, Santa Claus. Cookies and juice will be served.

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