Ethel Preston

Office Manager

Ethel Preston is KPCW's Chief Officer of First Impressions, and handles KPCW's public service announcements, lost & found, donor databases and volunteer coordination.

Ways to Connect

The Park City Recreation Mobile Rec Trailer will be stationed at City Park from 12:30-2pm every Tuesday and Thursday throughout the summer. Just show up and bring your friends! The Rec Trailer will have a variety of games and sports equipment along with arts & crafts. There's something for everyone. For more information visit parkcityrecreation.org or call (435)615-5401. 

The July 4 Outdoor Volleyball Tournament run by PC Recreation returns to City Park this year!  This is a MENS/WOMENS doubles tournament with Novice - AA divisions played on grass and Open Divisions played on sand. All players must sign up individually - prizes awarded to top 3 teams. Registration and more information at parkcityrecreation.org or call 435-615-5401 for more information.

The Latino Arts Festival is happening June 20-26 at venues around Park City and Summit County.  Events will highlight the arts and crafts, cuisine, music, and folkloric dance of Latino cultures from around the world. The Latino Arts Fest opening is a Fiesta, Sunday, June 20 at Park Silly Market. 

Governor Cox has issued his third executive order relating to current drought conditions in Utah. 100% of the state is in drought. 2020 was the driest year on record and one of the hottest. The snowpack topped out early at 81%. Streams are at 50% of normal and some reservoirs could run dry.  We can all do our part to conserve water. Northern Utahans should water only 2 days a week and focus on shrubs and trees. Wash only full loads of dirty dishes and clothes. For many more helpful conservation actions, go to SlowTheFlow.org.  

Take part in the  Coalville Geocaching Challenge sponsored by the Coalville branch of the Summit County Library! Geocaching is as an outdoor treasure hunt using GPS on a smartphone to guide participants to hidden “treasures” known as geochaches. The challenge geocaches are for both adults and kids to get out and uncover interesting tidbits in Coalville history. The Coalville Geocache Challenge runs through August 18. Everyone who completes the challenge will be entered in a prize drawing for gift cards to local restaurants.

Learn the basics of stroke development or fine tune your technique. Swim Stroke Clinics help prepare you or your teens for a safe and productive summer as a recreational swimmer.  Clinics are open to ages 16+ and held on Wednesdays from 5:30-6:15pm. Register online at parkcityrecreation.org or call (435)615-5401. 

Timpanogos Valley Theater - TVT- Presents "Seusical Jr," a youth theater production with actors ages 8-12. A musical perfect for the whole family, Seussical Jr  weaves together a story of friendship, loyalty and love as it illustrates the power of being unique and the importance of sticking up for your beliefs. Performances are Friday, June 11th 7 p.m. and Saturday, June 12th at 3 & 7 p.m.  Purchase tickets at www.timpvalleytheatre.com or at the door based on availablility. The theater is located at 99 N. 100 W. Heber City.  Concessions will be available for purchase.  

High Valley Transit recently launched its on-demand ride app and booking hotline as the first part of  the "Micro Transit" network for Summit County. Riders within sevice area neighborhoods can now book High Valley Transit vehicles. The service will offer wheelchair-accessible vehicles and door-to-door service for those with limited mobility. For more information, a map, and to download the app, go to highvalleytransit.org. All rides are free. Service hours are now 5:00 AM - 1:00 AM, 7 days a week. 

The County Senior Centers are now open for socializing and lunch. Members may eat in the center or order take out lunches. Call to make your choice before 9:30 the day of the lunch. Park City- Mondays and Thursdays from 10-3 with lunch at 1:00-Call 435-649-7261.  North Summit- Wednesdays and Fridays from 10-3 with lunch at 12:00-call 435-336-2622.  South Summit- Mondays and Thursdays from 10-3 with lunch at 12:00-Call 435-783-4311.  If you are aware of anyone 60 years or older in need, please contact Jessica Wilde, Senior Director, 801-644-1343. 

Park City Women's 9 Hole Golf League invites all women - residents and visitors - to join them. They play every Tuesday through the end of Sept. with either morning or late afternoon tee times. This informal league is a great way to enjoy golf and is perfect for all golfing levels and a great way to meet other women. In addition to golf and socials, they hold an annual charity event at the end of July that supports local health and cancer charities. Contact Park City Golf Club at 435-615-5800 or visit parkcitygolfclub.org for details and more information.

Mountainland Aging and Family Services provides education, resources, and services that empower aging adults and families to thrive at home and in our community. Whether you need care or provide care--or will in the future--our team offers personalized guidance for today's needs and tomorrow's gaps. To be connected to resources in our community call the Mountainlands Association of Governments-MAG senior helpline at 801-229-3804.

Habitat for Humanity of Summit and Wasatch Counties is looking for volunteers 18 or older to help build the two single-family homes in the new Silver Creek Village neighborhood. Individuals and small groups can work alongside a local family to help build their homes. No experience necessary! Sign up for a half or full day. Weekdays and some weekend dates and times available. For more information, visit habitat-utah.org or call 435-658-1400.

Each year the Park City Library hosts a “Wasatch Back Local Author Celebration” highlighting authors who either live in the Wasatch Back or have written content pertaining to the Wasatch Back, which is defined as Summit and Wasatch counties.  Applications close July 1st, 2021. Please apply at parkcitylibrary.org/local-author-event/ 

Vaccine registration is now open to individuals 18 years or older. Summit County vaccine clinics currently have Moderna and Johnson and Johnson (18+) vaccines. Individuals 16-17 years of age must register for the Pfizer vaccine at a participating Wasatch Front clinic. Go to summitcountyhealth.org for more information and to register. 

The Arts Council of Park City and Summit County launches the 2021 virtual version of the annual Winter Arts Showcase February 12-28.  The Winter Arts Showcase on www.createpc.org will feature 35+ local artists, selling paintings, photographs, books, jewelry, ceramics, fabric, textiles and sculpture. Patrons can buy unique art directly from artists online and arrange pick up or shipping.  For more information, go to www.pcscarts.org. 

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