Public Service Announcements

KPCW helps to connect our community through free public service announcements for non-profit organizations working and based in the Wasatch Back

Public Service Announcements are announcements about the programs and activities of non-profit organizations only in KPCW’s broadcast area of Summit and Wasatch counties.
Click on the Public Service Announcement  title below for full details.

View all of  current events here

To see events run by non-profits, look at our Community Calendar here. Note that Library events and all gatherings have been cancelled. Virtual events are now being listed.

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To submit a PSA for an EVENT/Community Calendar, click here.

  • Concerts, Workshops, Seminars and Weekly Meetings are Events.

To submit a PSA on a PROGRAM, click here.

  • Volunteer Recruiting, Sign-up/Registrations Periods, Long-running Programs, Safety Announcements, fall under Programs.

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All PSAs & Community Calendar Events will be available on our website, and read by our on-air volunteer DJs and show hosts, for up to two weeks.  Each non-profit organization can have up to three PSAs total (Events and Programs) announced at one time. Non-profits can purchase additional spots from our Underwriting Department. Please allow one business day for your PSA to be approved to air. KPCW reserves the right to edit content for reading ease, length, appropriateness or FCC rules.

To edit your PSA or have it removed contact Ethel Preston at epreston@kpcw.org.

View all of  our events here

The emotional impact of an emergency on a child depends on a child’s characteristics and experiences, the social and economic circumstances of the family and community, and the availability of local resources.  Park City School district has a post by Elias McQuaid,| Psychologist at Park City Learning Center  which offers ideas on how to help our students, what doesn't work,  and also lists additional resources.   http://newsroom.pcschools.us/addressing-students-emotional-needs-during-school-dismissal/

The Park City Community Foundation has created a Community Response Fund to accept donations and rapidly deploy resources to Summit County-based organizations which serve the needs of the community especially hard hit during this coronavirus outbreak. For details on the responses of organiztions and to respond, go to: parkcitycf.org  

The Utah Governor’s Office of Economic Development is offering a bridge loan to Utah-based small businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and which have 50 or fewer employees  Loan amounts range from $5,000 to $20,000 with 0% interest for up to a 60-month period. To Apply, go to utahgoed.secure.force.com/goed/PtlCase. 

Gov. Gary R. Herbert has issued an Executive Order instituting a moratorium on residential evictions for a narrow group of tenants who have been directly impacted by COVID-19. The order is effective immediately and applies only to individuals who have suffered wage or job loss as a result of COVID-19, have undergone self-isolation or quarantine in compliance with an order issued by the Utah Department of Health or a local health department, or have tested positive for COVID-19. It is effective through May 15.

EATS has asjusted their programming to a virtual format. Recipes are available on www.eatsparkcity.org. Classes are offered through EATS Park City on Facebook and on their YouTube channel--EATS Park City.
 EATS is continuing their collaborative program, Backpack Meals, with the Christian Center of Park City. They are increasing the program to weekly and increasing the number provided from 350 to 800. For more details and recipes, go to www.eatsparkcity.org.  

If you are caring for someone with Alzheimer's disease, the Alzheimer's Foundation of America's Helpline is open seven days a week to answer questions about caregiving during the Coronavirus outbreak, including ways to keep your loved one safe, what to do at home and more.  The Alzheimer's Foundation of America's Helpline is 866-232-8484 or visit www.alzfdn.org to connect with a licensed social worker who can help.  

Park City Summit County Arts encourages you to get inspired from the comfort of home with their local and world-wide courses and virtual workshops.  Here's another chance to be creative. See the offerings on pcscarts.org/classes.

Kimball Art Center can provide some inspiration during your isolation and connection during your quarantine with virtual art-making experiences for all ages. Visit KimballArtCenter.org and click on the ‘creatively quarantine’ button to access online art classes, at-home projects, and e-learning curriculum. New  lesson plans are added each week.  The KAC is also available to host virtual birthday parties and other online occasions.   

Park City Transit has reduced service frequency and hours of operation on routes. Working together, we can help slow the spread of COVID-19.  View changes at parkcitytransit.org

Although the Senior Centers are closed, curbside meals are being served at each center on the schedule below.   Please call by 9:30 am on the day of scheduled lunch to reserve your meal.Park City - Mondays and Thursdays from 1:00 pm- 1:30 pm, 435-649-7261

Due to COVID-19, the Wasatch County Recreation Center and the Wasatch County Event Center extends closures to  May 1, 2020.  Wasatch County Parks will remain open for use except that bathrooms, pavilions, skate park and playgrounds are closed until further notice.  For more information, call Wasatch County Parks and Recreation 435-657-3240 or go to www.wasatchparksandrec.com

1.  The 2019 Tax Filing Deadline for Utah state taxes will be July 15, 2020, the same as the Federal Tax filing deadline.  2.  In continued efforts to flatten the coronavirus curve, the Salt Lake tax counter in the Tax Commission building is open only for critical issues like cash payments for lien releases. All other needs can be accomplished via telephone Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. at 801-297-2200, 800-662-4335, taxmaster@utah.gov or online at https://tap.utah.gov. 

The Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) is asking the public to process their motor vehicle renewals online.   Although certain vehicles may not be eligible for online renewal, the majority of vehicles can be renewed by using an On the SPOT renewal station or online via Renewal Express.  Visit dmv.utah.gov for a list of On the SPOT renewal stations near you or to connect to Renewal Express.

Recycle Utah is scaling back its operations due to the coronavirus emergency.  The recycling facility on Woodbine Way is currently operating on very limited hours.  Locals are asked to hold onto their recyclables at home. If you must visit the center, it will be open overnight from 5:30 p.m. to 8 a.m. Please dispose of your recycling properly.   If not, the center will have to close down entirely. Please don’t bring in electronics for now.

Bginning Thursday, March 19, and continuing for 2 weeks, all Utah State Liquor Stores will maintain shorter hours. Stores will open at 12:00 noon and close at 7 pm.  This is due to staff shortages during the COVID-19 restrictions.  These store hours will be re-evaluated in two weeks on April 2.   

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