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Alpine schools

The Alpine School District honored Timpanogos High School employees and volunteers at a meeting last week.

Susan Bawden, Sharon Bodily, Joan Gull, Roland Williams and volunteers Anne Lott and Ed Hoke received the "You Make a Difference Award."

Timpanogos principal Brad Kendall said he chose the winners for going beyond their assigned duties.

BYU

Brigham Young University's Young Company Shakespeare Troupe will present a "Shakespeare for the Young" program each Wednesday at 4:15 p.m. at the Provo Library children's department.

This week the presentation will be "The Tempest". Children grades 1-6 are invited to help act out a new Shakespeare play each week. This program is free to the public.

For more information call the library at 852-6682.

Cedar Hills

The City Council plans to appoint a new member on March 18 in the wake of John Johnson's resignation.

Johnson announced during a council meeting Feb. 18 that he would resign on Feb. 28 because of added travel demands in his work.

Residents interested in filling the position for the rest of Johnson's term, which expires at the end of the year, must complete an application by March 12.

The position will be one of three contested seats on the council in the November election.

Provo

The Women's Legislative Council of Utah County will meet Thursday, March 6 at 9:45 a.m. at the Provo Library at Academy Square, 550 N. University Ave., in the second floor meeting room.

FBI investigator Ken Crook will be the featured speaker. He will address the topic "What Does The FBI Actually Do? When? How?" Plus updates on war issues.

The public is invited. For more information, contact Barbara Packard, 225-0919.

Salem

A Salem ninth-grader is one of five state finalists in the AAA Travel High School Challenge.

Becky Tasker, a student at Spanish Fork Junior High School, will compete in the geography contest for a $1,000 scholarship.

The Utah champion also will earn a trip to the national finals May 9-12 in Orlando, Fla.

Spanish Fork

A rezone request will come before the City Council on Tuesday to allow a low income senior housing facility.

Michael Gardener of Community Housing Services is asking for the rezoning of property at 1400 E. 1470 South. The property is now classified as rural with a five-acre minimum lot size.

The meeting begins at 6 p.m. with an agenda review at City Hall, 40 S. Main.

Utah County

A Field Service officer from the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Department of Service Office, will be at the Workforce Service Center at 1550 N. 200 West, from 1 to 2 p.m. March 20, to assist veterans and their families in understanding and applying for VA benefits, including preparing and documenting application for compensation, pension, hospitalization and other benefits.

This is a free service, and veterans need not be members of the VFW to qualify for assistance. For more information call 801-326-2385.