There’s lots of great family fun planned in Sandy. The Sandy Journal has tried to round up information on as many events as we can below.
Marlen Rojas (with trophy), age 12, has been voted Sandy Club Member of the Month for November.
It was because of the Festival of Trees last year that they found one another and formed a friendship of understanding and encouragement. This year two families from Sandy and Draper will team up on a festival tree to raise awareness of the debilitating illness that they each face with courage.
“We do it because we serve threefold: we give dancers an opportunity to perform; we give the community affordable ballet that they can go see; and then we give opportunities for choreographers.”
The results are in for Sandy City’s 2014 Beautification Awards, a program created with the purpose of recognizing Sandy residents for taking special care of their homes and landscaping.
At the 53rd national convention, more than 6,000 attendees from across the country and around the globe attended workshops put on by newsmakers, leaders, policy makers and celebrities.
“Our front door is from the 1970s, but we are not! We are a young, energetic family and would love a front door to match who we are - more welcoming and light.”
More than 170 participants, ranging from ages 5 to 82, went through the course, said Sandy City Recreation Program Coordinator Dustin Jackson.
With the holiday season fast approaching, Sandy City employees are getting ready to decorate City Hall, which includes dusting off and setting up an elaborate, miniature train and village display.
As with hundreds of other cities across the United States, Sandy City has found great value in developing sister city relationships, with benefits that can be cultural, economic or humanitarian.