Earth Day E-Recycling, Fourth Street Clinic Triathlon, Ouelessebougou Alliance | Citizen Revolt | Salt Lake City | Salt Lake City Weekly

Earth Day E-Recycling, Fourth Street Clinic Triathlon, Ouelessebougou Alliance 

Pin It
Favorite
art11039widea.jpg

This Earth Day, why not up your greenness? How often do you recycle your old electronics—VCRs, DVD players, cell phones? Learn more about regular e-recycling drop-off days that begin Earth Day. Later, don’t miss a fine springtime fun run to benefit the Fourth Street Clinic, or later, a charity auction to help out the villagers of the impoverished West African nation of Mali.

Earth Day E-Recycling
Thursday, April 22
Throwing electronic waste into landfills fills them with toxic substances like lead and cadmium that can easily contaminate groundwater. Bring your old electronics to this event and hear remarks from Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker, University of Utah President Michael Young and others.
University of Utah, Turpin University Services Building, 1795 E. South Campus Drive, April 22, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. The Salt Lake Valley Health Department will hold a monthly drop-off event; for a schedule of locations, visit SLVHealth.org.

Fourth Street Clinic Triathlon & 5K Fundraiser
Saturday, April 24
The Fourth Street Clinic is a local savior when it comes to treating Salt Lake City’s uninsured homeless population. Come join the University of Utah’s medical students for an annual fundraiser triathlon and hoof it for a good cause. Individual registration is $25, teams for $50 and $20 for the 5Krun/walk.
University of Utah Huntsman Center, 1825 E. South Campus Drive, 801-364-0058, April 24, 7 a.m. registration, race at 9 a.m. FourthStreetClinic.org

Ouelessebougou Alliance 24th Annual Charity Auction
Saturday, April 24
Maybe the name of this event is a mouthful, but don’t let that throw you. This great silent auction supports an organization started here in Utah that, since 1985, has provided support for community-health and education-development projects at the Ouelessebougou village of Mali, Africa. Tickets are $110 per individual or $1,000 for organizations.
Little America Hotel, 500 S. Main, 801-597-1050, April 24, 5:30 p.m. LiftEachOther.org

Eric S. Peterson:


Pin It
Favorite

Speaking of...

More by Eric S. Peterson

Latest in Citizen Revolt

  • Citizen Revolt: July 12

    Learn how to be a welcoming member of the city's refugees; attend the March For Our Lives town hall and get the inside scoop on November's four ballot initiatives.
    • Jul 11, 2018
  • Citizen Revolt: July 5 and Beyond

    Help feed homeless youth, discuss our transportation's future and get to know your new neighbors with the Inn Between.
    • Jul 4, 2018
  • Citizen Revolt: June 28

    Rally for families separated at the southern border, reach out to homeless teens and lend a helping hand to the other homeless this 4th of July.
    • Jun 27, 2018
  • More »

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

Readers also liked…

  • DUGWAY OUTDOOR TESTING, Trump Protest, Clean Air Rally

    While it's not exactly the Downwinders issue, outdoor testing surely affects the air you breathe. But let's give it a try. The public has a chance to hear all about the U.S. Army Dugway Proving Ground plans to conduct outdoor testing of small quantities of pharmaceuticals, "which pose an emerging threat to U.S. citizens and the Armed Forces," the public notice says.
    • Jan 18, 2017
  • Women's Success Path

    Recovery Day Rally, Financial Literacy for Women of Color and more.
    • Sep 6, 2017

© 2018 Salt Lake City Weekly

Website powered by Foundation