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200th birthday party for pioneer Charles C. Rich

The premier showing of a film honoring the life of Charles C. Rich will be Aug. 15 at the Porter Lane Chapel, 270 N. 400 West, Centerville, during the Rich Family reunion meeting at 10 a.m. in commemoration of Rich's 200th birthday.On Aug. 14, the family is having a celebratory banquet and birthday dinner at the Centerville South Stake Center and reservations are required. For reservations contact Rosaland Thornton at 801-292-7487, Luann Gillette at 801-295-6771 and plgillette@msn.com or Melodee Peshell at rpeshell@comcast.net.Rich led one of three Mormon pioneer companies that arrived in Utah in October 1847. He also led, along with Amasa Lyman, the colonizing of San Bernardino in California and was mayor there. He also helped colonize Bear Lake Valley and Rich County in Utah and St. Charles in Idaho are named in his honor.