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The Big Feed: A Regional Social

The BIG FEED is an annual event held by M12. We’re connected to M12 through it’s Creative Director, Richard Saxton, who was a Frontier Fellow at Epicenter this summer. The BIG FEED is a celebration of the regional landscape, experimental art and architecture, food, music, culture and community. It is a forum to connect community …

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Cut Down Your Energy Bill This Winter

Winter in Emery County, Utah Photo by Maria Sykes When Winter rolls around and you’re living in a town with seasonal tourism that peaks in the summer, you suddenly become very thrifty. Luckily, there are some quick solutions to keeping warm this Winter without breaking the bank. Just a few easy upgrades to your home could equate to hundreds …

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United Way Day of Caring 2012

Volunteers Pouring Concrete The United Way Day of Caring was such a huge success that September 28 – October 28 was deemed World Habitat Month (in Green River)!!! We worked on the Green River Habitat for Humanity house for over 58 volunteer hours with a total of 22 volunteers! A concrete pad for the front …

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Land For Sale

Land for Sale (red box) located on Broadway in Green River, Utah with nearby amenities and attractions. Our non-profit is selling our land on Broadway (no, not the Epicenter building!). Across the street from Epicenter, the Community Center was located in a historic building which was condemned about fours years ago, and was torn down …

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Frontier Fellow Report: Emily Howe

The Green River Community Center kids and Emily Howe “There’s a certain lack of control you have to accept when making cookies with elementary schoolers. Baking is generally an art of precision, measuring, and following directions. Baking with kids is closer to chaos, but once you embrace the chaos it can actually be pretty fun. …

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High Country News: "First impressions: an Easterner's new life in the West, in pictures"

Photos by Andrew Cullen Our acquaintance, Andy Cullen, has a nice photo essay on the High Country News website about his recent move from the East Coast to “out West”. Andy recently visited Epicenter/Green River with Emily Guerin (HCN Intern Reporter); her story and his photos about Epicenter/Green River should be coming out in the …

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Day of Caring Today

The Positive Action Community Team (PACT) is proud to host the United Way of Eastern Utah’s Day of Caring in Green River. In partnership with Habitat for Humanity of Castle Country, the day’s events will include construction on the current Habitat house at 120 South Solomon and clean up of the yards of elderly residents …

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Union Pacific: 150 Years

Dan Harbeke (Director of Public Affairs for Union Pacific Pacific Railroad), Maria Sykes, Chris Lezama, and Ashley Ross Union Pacific celebrates its 150th anniversary in 2012!!! Happy Birthday, UP!!! Abraham Lincoln signed the Pacific Railway Act of July 1, 1862, creating the original Union Pacific. Today, Union Pacific Railroad links 23 states in the western …

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