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

Wasatch County is offering a Johnson & Johnson Single Dose Drive-Thru COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic, Saturday, April 10 from 1-4 pm. Call 435-657-3276 to schedule your appointment. The event will be held at the Wasatch County Events Center Parking Lot, 415 S. Southfield Road, Heber. 

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.

Utah Rivers Council is offering Rain Barrels to Summit County Residents. To pre-order a rain barrel, go to  www.utahrivers.org/rainharvest. The pre-order sales will end on Sunday, April 25 at midnight. Rain Barrel Pick-up is scheduled for Sunday, May 2nd, 12 - 2pm at Quinn's Junction (south parking lot). For more information contact Jon Carter, Campaign Director, 801.486.4776 or info@utahrivers.org.

 

Learn First Aid, CPR and AED skills from certified National Safety Council Instructors. The spring class will be held Monday, April 19th from 5:00 pm to 9:30 pm at the City Park Recreation Building. Register online at parkcityrecreation.org or call 435- 615-5401.  This course meets national safety standards. 

Run-A-Muk Park will be closed April 12th - May 14th for rest and restoration - please plan accordingly! Giving this popular area a break during mud season promotes trail stewardship and vegetation regrowth, and allows Basin staff to complete maintenance and restoration work. Contact Matt Wagoner at (435) 649-1564 Ext. 19 or Matt@basinrecreation.org with questions or concerns. Thank you for your patience!
 

Youth in grades 10-12 are invited to get their ideas ready for auditions with TEDxPark City Youth, April 13 and April 14.  Auditions will be held from 3:30-5:30 pm in the Eccles Center, Park City High School. Applicants should be ready to share their idea in about a three minute talk. For more information and to RSVP, visit tedxparkcity.org or call 435-640-3142. 

The PC MARC Lap Pool is scheduled to open April 12th . Spring aquatic programs include an April and a May Lifeguard Certification Course open to ages 15+. Spring Swim Team begins May 3rd and 1-day Swim Stroke Clinics begin May 8th! Register online at parkcityrecreation.org or call 435-615-5401.

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/ 

During the month of April, Recycle Utah says "Let’s make everyday, Earth Day!" Join in celebrating our amazing planet and community. We can all get outside to pick up trash off our streets, plant a tree, take public transportation or volunteer at the Recycle Utah Center. For tips and ideas to get involved, visit recycleutah.org.

Registration for "Running With Ed", Park City Education Foundation's relay fundraiser is now open. The race will be held May 22. For information and to register, go to runningwithed.com.

Kimball Art Center is open at its new location at  1251 Kearns Boulevard. The Center features an exhivition, art classes and programming. Summer Camp Registration begins April 1, 2021.  See more information at kimballartcenter.org.

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. 

Wasatch County residents who are 18 and older now qualify to receive COVID19 vaccine through the Wasatch County Health Department. Individuals 16-18   The Health Department offers the Moderna vaccine, which is approved for ages 18+. Call 435-657-3276 for an appointment.  Pfizer is the only vaccine approved for ages 16-17. Visit vaccinefinder.org to find a provider that offers the Pfizer vaccine.

Habitat ReStore

Feb 4, 2021

The Habitat ReStore now has a brand new boutique section. The ReStore has received a large donation from two retailers which expands the types of items they carry. Wear your mask and visit the ReStore at 6280 Silver Creek Drive for clothing, candles, bed, bath, health, beauty, and more. Winter shopping hours are Tuesday - Friday 10am - 6 pm and Saturday 10am-5pm.  Call 435-487-9015 to schedule an appointment for drop off or pick up of new and gently used furniture, artwork, home decor and building supplies. Please do not drop donations off outside of donation hours.

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