VOLUNTEERS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/VOLUNTEERS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Cannon: Share the gift of reading on World Book Night http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57818223-223/book-books-answered-lake.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57818223-223/book-books-answered-lake.html.csp">Cannon: Share the gift of reading on World Book Night</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Ann Cannon</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> Tribune Columnist</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-16T11:43:28.001-06:00">Updated Apr 16, 2014 11:43AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Quiz time! Please answer the following multiple-choice question: “What is World Book Night?” a. Wait. What did you say? b. Never heard of it. c. Something involving books. Also the world. Also night. d. It’s where all the books in the world get together at night, have a few drinks, have a few more drinks, watch a playoff game on TV and then set a couch on fire when their team loses. e. You tell me. If you answered “a,” you probably weren’t paying attention when I asked the question. Whenever I...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57818223@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:43:28 MDT Mormon volunteers to team up with Red Cross http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsfaithblog/57754917-180/cross-red-church-state.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsfaithblog/57754917-180/cross-red-church-state.html.csp">Mormon volunteers to team up with Red Cross</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">THE SALT LAKE TRIBUNE</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-31T15:36:02.547-06:00">Updated Mar 31, 2014 03:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The LDS Church has agreed to work with the Utah Region of the American Red Cross to try to provide more than 200 volunteers throughout the Beehive State. “We are so excited to have the opportunity to further strengthen our partnership with the LDS Church,” Heidi Ruster, Red Cross regional CEO, said in a statement. “The tasks and number of the volunteers will vary in locations throughout the state.” Ruster met with Gérald Caussé, a counselor in the Utah-based faith’s Presiding Bishopric who offer...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57754917@www.sltrib.com Mon, 31 Mar 2014 15:36:02 MDT Safety rules block meals for homeless http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57667287-90/donated-eggert-families-homeless.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57667287-90/donated-eggert-families-homeless.html.csp">Safety rules block meals for homeless</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Amy McDonald</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-11T22:03:20.48-06:00">Updated Mar 11, 2014 10:03PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A bill that passed the House and awaits final action in the Senate would exempt volunteers from the requirement to have a food handler’s permit to dish out meals to the homeless. Sponsored by Rep. Steve Eliason, R-Sandy, HB176 comes in response to health-department regulations that have thrown a wrench into volunteer-provided meals in Salt Lake City’s The Road Home. When the homeless shelter and aid organization learned of the health rules and informed volunteer groups, it lost 39 volunteer ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57667287@www.sltrib.com Tue, 11 Mar 2014 22:03:20 MDT