Former Jazz star to speak at 'celebration'
WOODS CROSS -- Former Utah Jazz star Thurl Bailey will be among featured speakers at the upcoming Uniting Neighbors celebration in November.
The Saturday, Nov. 5, 7 p.m. event will be held at the Bountiful Regional Center. Don McCullough, accomplished author and head of the Salt Lake Theological Seminary, will also speak at the event, which is intended as a celebration of diversity while accenting common needs and goals of all residents.
Various community service agencies will have booths for perusal prior to the event, 5:30-7 p.m.
Several local musicians, including the Chavez Sisters, the Other Three Tenors, and other groups from across the county will perform, says J. Farley Sowards, executive director, Uniting Neighbors. KSL Radio's Grant Nielsen, a Davis County resident, will host the event.
As part of the event, outstanding volunteers will be honored from each of the county's 15 cities.
Uniting Neighbors is a non-profit group that seeks to promote grassroots efforts to help one another overcome problems, rather than necessarily turning to government.
Among programs promoted are emergency and disaster preparedness, neighborhood watch, neighborhood events to get to know one another, and more.
The Davis County group meets the third Tuesday of each month at 8 a.m. at Westminster Presbyterian Church in Fruit Heights.