Utah Youth Village has added four new members to its board of trustees. The village has helped abandoned, abused and neglected children for the past 25 years.

Utah Youth Village operates group and therapeutic family homes and conducts intensive parent training courses.New board members are Robert L. Rice, a sports and fitness advocate and local philanthropist; Harris H. Simmons, president and chief executive officer of Zions First National Bank; Terry K. Cagen, chairwoman of the Junior League Committee to the Utah Youth Village; and Troy Mitchell, vice president of Mitchell's Nursery.

Rice has received numerous local and national awards recognizing his philanthropy and achievements. He was instrumental in the renovation of the University of Utah football stadium and served as national vice president and state telethon chairman of the Muscular Dystrophy Association.

A longtime supporter of the Youth Village, Simmons serves on numerous civic boards, including those of Questar Corporation, the Utah Symphony, Sundance Institute, Shelter the Homeless and the National Association to Prevent Blindness.

Cagen works with the Children's Justice Center as well as the Youth Village. She has an extensive medical background, having worked at a number of hospitals and with various physicians.

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Mitchell will serve on the village's buildings and grounds committee. Mitchell is governor of the Utah state chapter of the American Association of Nurserymen and sits on the boards of the National Garden Council and Red Butte Garden.

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