Friday, August 22, 2014

Events

Come to the TURN “End of Summer” Picnic! Come to the TURN “End of Summer” Picnic!

On Saturday, August 23rd, friends of TURN are invited to the annual “End of... 


Hail and Well Met! Hail and Well Met!

The Utah Midsummer Renaissance Faire, held annually in “Festival City, USA” Cedar... 


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TURN’s 27th Pastabilities: Food, Friends, and Fun!! TURN’s 27th Pastabilities: Food, Friends, and Fun!!

TURN’s annual fundraiser and social event of the year, “Pastabilities”, was... 


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Our Community Is As Big As The World! Our Community Is As Big As The World!

News Flash: TURN makes friends with people from around the world! Each year, folk dancers and musicians travel from countries around the world to attend the Springville World Folkfest, which has grown to become one of the largest festivals of folk dance and music in the United States. And, each year a select group of musicians and dancers from 2 or... [Read more of this review]


A Positive Attitude Helps Fulfill TURN’s Mission and Vision! A Positive Attitude Helps Fulfill TURN’s Mission and Vision!

The  poster below was seen at a TURN Day Program. The staff and program participants worked together to come up with mottos or “goal statements” as a guide and a reminder to challenge themselves and help them keep learning and growing. Check out the poster that helps some of our folks TURN Dreams Into Reality!  Read More →


Come to the TURN “End of Summer” Picnic! Come to the TURN “End of Summer” Picnic!

On Saturday, August 23rd, friends of TURN are invited to the annual “End of Summer” picnic, from 10am to 1pm, at Jordan Park’s large Bowery Pavilion, 1060 South 900 West in Salt Lake City. There will be carnival games, great food, and it is rumored that the Old Leather Band may come play for us again! This picnic is for the individuals... [Read more of this review]


Formal Ceremony Welcomes New Exemplar Employees! Formal Ceremony Welcomes New Exemplar Employees!

On Friday, June 27, 2014, eleven TURN employees were honored and welcomed as this year’s group of nominated and selected Exemplar Employees! This year marks the 10th Anniversary of TURN’s Exemplar Staff Program. The program began in 2005 with 11 Exemplars. Since its inception, there have been 68 Exemplars selected, with 30 currently in the program.... [Read more of this review]


TURN Staff Raises Money and Awareness for TURN! TURN Staff Raises Money and Awareness for TURN!

TURN’s very own “Penny Artist” and Direct Support Professional, Mark Putscher, created and presented “A Penny for your Thoughts” at the Urban Arts Festival on July 19th at the Gateway in Salt Lake City. The exciting part of the event was that Mark helped to raise money and awareness for TURN. His newest creation, “What do you... [Read more of this review]


TURN Receives Prestigious “Ila Marie Goodey Award” From the State! TURN Receives Prestigious “Ila Marie Goodey Award” From the State!

On May 26th, TURN was presented with The Ila Marie Goodey Award at the State Division of Services For People With Disabilities’ 2014 Provider Conference! The Ila Marie Goodey Award is annually awarded to providers who exemplify the highest quality of services and supports for the individuals they serve. The award reflects those services given with... [Read more of this review]


Summer’s Here, and So Is Summer Camp! Summer’s Here, and So Is Summer Camp!

Its time for TURN’s awesome summer camps, a saving grace according to many families! Young students with disabilities are able to stay active and learning through most of the summer, and parents are able to maintain jobs and routines, all the while knowing that their child is safe, supervised, and having the time of their life through the long days... [Read more of this review]


Meet Our Board: David Clark Meet Our Board: David Clark

One of our recent additions to the TURN Board of Directors is David Clark. David is the Compliance Manager for The Pitney Bowes Bank, and his responsibilities include regulatory compliance for the bank, and the bank’s community reinvestment activities. Other than the seven years he spent at the FBI, his career has been in banking and finance. David... [Read more of this review]


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