GLBTQ Medicare Education Class
Darren Hotton, Senior Health Insurance Program Director with the state Department of Human Services, will teach a class for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and queer Utahns about accessing Medicare services for themselves and for loved ones, including those for whom they are primary caregivers. The class is open to people of all ages.
When: April 21, 6:30–8 p.m.
Where: State of Utah Department of Human Services Building, Room 1020, 195 N. 1950 W. (Enter on the northwest side of the building.)
Cocktail Contest for People’s Health Clinic
The Park City Area Restaurant Association will present its fifth annual Cocktail Contest, which is held to choose the city’s signature cocktail each year. The evening’s proceeds will benefit the People’s Health Clinic, a nonprofit medical provider that serves individuals and families in Park City who have no health insurance. In addition PCARA will match up to $500 in donations for the clinic. This event is for people age 21 and over.
When: April 8, 6:30–9:30 p.m.
Where: Wahso Asian Grill, 577 Main St., Park City
Cost: A $10 requested donation at the door, which will cover appetizers buffet and a raffle ticket.
Join Team Try-Angles
Once again, Club Try-Angles will sponsor a cycling team in this year’s Harmon’s MS Best Dam Bike Tour, an annual bike ride to benefit the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Utah (this year’s ride will be held June 26–27 in Logan). The team is open to cyclists of all sexual orientations, gender identities and experience levels, and participants may sign up to ride 40, 75 or 100 miles each day. The ride has several rest stops and supply wagons, making it ideal for beginning cyclists. To register to ride with the team visit tinyurl.com/teamtryangles2010. Here, click on the Join a Team button and search for Try-Angles (with the hyphen). To donate to the team, visit http://tinyurl.com/donate2tryangles. For more information contact [email protected]
ACLU Needs Volunteers
The American Civil Liberties Union of Utah needs volunteers to help put together its invitation mailing for the Annual Bill of Rights Celebration to be held May 1. Volunteers are needed April 2 from 5–8 p.m. and April 3 from 12–6 p.m. at the ACLU’s office, 355 N. 300 West. Pizza, snacks, beer and wine will be provided. RSVP to Anna Brower at 801-521-9862, ex. 100 or [email protected]
Sonic Boom at Vinto Pizza
Salt Lake Sonic Boom, a dining group for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender Utahns and their allies, will dine out at Vinto Pizza on April 4 from 4–6 p.m. Members should come wearing red to be able to recognize one another and to let the restaurant know who they are. Members are encouraged to bring friends. Vinto Pizza is located at 418 E. 200 South.