Community, Connect

Comings & Goings: April 2007

March 31, 2007

Pax Rasmussen

What’s new around town.
by Pax Rasmussen

New nonprofit grants & leadership development opportunities
Are you a next-generation nonprofit executive interested in taking your leadership skills to the next level? Contact the Fieldstone Foundation to receive an application for their nationally-known Coaching Network, Executive Learning Group, or Emerging Leader Learning Group. They also have new grants for nonprofits that partner well with Fieldstone’s mission (see website for guidelines). The grants provide capacity-building funds to nonprofits making a significant impact in the following areas: Humanitarian; Cultural Arts; Christian Ministries; and Community & Education.
568-2348, 1265 E Fort Union Blvd. #350, www.fieldstone-homes.com/foundation.

Post Carbon Library
Post Carbon Salt Lake is setting up a database so people can loan & borrow books or DVDs on energy-related issues. People would borrow directly from one another; they are not establishing a central location for the materials to be stored. If you own such books and DVDs and are willing to lend them to others, please email or call Clay Underwood. Provide your contact info (name, address, phone number, email) and a list of your titles and media type (book, DVD, etc).
580-0557, c.underwood@utah.edu

Bob Seiler, DC moves
Dr. Bob Seiler has moved his chiropractic business to the Liberty Park area.
230-0166, 1399 S 700 E, Ste. #1.

c&gmundiThe Mundi Project
The Mundi Project is a new arts-related 501(c)(3) non-profit with the goal of increasing opportunities for all youth in the Salt Lake Valley to learn to play a musical instrument and have access to fine-quality instruments. They are now actively seeking funds to purchase fine pianos for placement in public performance spaces throughout Salt Lake City. Also, the Mundi Project is a Piano Bank Program, which facilitates the donation of used pianos to families who could not otherwise afford a piano for private study. They are always seeking donated pianos.
P.O. Box 520696, SLC, Utah 84152, 487-8594, www.mundiproject.org

More Blue Sky Center opens
Lutheran Social Services of Utah will open its “More Blue Sky Center” with a Cinqo de Mayo celebration on May 4 from 4-7 p.m., including music, refreshments and an art show. The More Blue Sky Center has computers, low-income assistance with resumes, job searches and computer/Internet skills in an atmosphere of art and music supplied through Utah artists and a grant through the Utah Arts Council. The Center is free; classes are free to refugees, asylees, artists and nomadic peoples (state certified for DWS assistance). A donation of $5 per class is suggested for the general public. All proceeds support refugee/asylee ministries; and are tax deductible.
1800 South West Temple Suite 305, www.lssu.org.

c&gmangoMango… the art & science of living juicy!
Jill Jeppesen has recently started her energy coaching business, Mango. She is certified in the Lights On Learning Method and uses digital image-feedback and an energy-based interview process to help people connect with their deepest purpose, as well as with intentional, sustainable action steps.
232-1877, www.getclarity.com, jill@livejuicynow.com

Transform Studio opens
Angela Martindale has announced the opening of her Unlimited Lifestyle, Inc., company’s first transformation studio, Transform. She aims to provide a firm foundation for those seeking lasting lifestyle changes. She offers private consultations, lifestyle coaching, personalized workouts and nutrition design. Additionally, she has allied with Tranquility Med Spa & Salon to provide her patrons with “a place to evolve themselves on the outside as well as on the inside.”
3949-3953 South Wasatch Blvd, 272-8818, myunlimitedlifestyle@yahoo.com, www.angelamartindale.com.

Eco Mowers gets earth-friendlier
Scott Cooney has taken his quiet, chem-free lawn and landscaping business even more green. Now, along with using only battery-powered equipment (mowers, trimmers, edgers, etc), Eco Mowers has purchased a 1.8kW solar charging system that comes along on every job, eliminating the use of electricity from Salt Lake’s coal-fired power plants.
Mowers, PO Box 522351, SLC 84105, 577-7959

c&gcanyoncoveCanyon Cove Pilates accepting clients
Owner Eveline Rosa has recently added more classes. Rosa is a Romana-certified instructor. Canyon Cove Pilates offers small mat classes and private and semi-private reformer classes.
301-3138, Mon-Fri 9-1pm.