Ethel Preston

Office Manager

Ethel Preston is KPCW's Chief Officer of First Impressions, and handles KPCW's public service announcements, lost & found, donor databases and volunteer coordination.

Ways To Connect

UPSTART is Utah’s free in-home pre-k program. It uses award-winning software and teaches early reading skills in just 15 minutes a day. External evaluations prove that children using UPSTART enter kindergarten ahead of their peers. Registration is now open. Space is limited. Registrations are accepted by phone or online at utahupstart.org. Free computer and Internet are provided to families who need them during the program. UPSTART is funded by the State of Utah to prepare children for kindergarten. 

When replacing ight bulbs with LEDs, take old bulbs to the Habitat for Humanity ReStore, located at 6280 Silver Creek Drive. Summit Community Power Works is collecting the used bulbs - both incandescent and CFL.  CFL bulbs - which use less electricity than regular bulbs - will be available for low income families so they can help support SCPW’s county-wide mission to decrease the county's  use of electricity and help to win the $5 million Georgetown University Prize. For more information, go to scpw.org.

April 22 marked the 45th anniversary of Earth Day; let’s dedicate this month to environmentally-friendly practices. Whether you plant a tree, ride your bike and or bring a reusable bag to the grocery store, we all play a part. Come help celebrate Earth Day at the Brew Pub on April 26. For more information visit recycleutah.org

YouTheatre Summer camps offer fun-filled days of exploration into stagecrafts, movement, creative expression, and group collaboration. Campers can select specialty focus on musicals, Slam Poetry, audition techniques, Improv Comedy, Puppetry, and Film. Registration for all YouTheatre Summer Camps is now available online at ParkCityShows.com.

Summer Sailing Camp

Apr 6, 2015

Registration is open for Park City Sailing's Summer Camps.  Camps are 1-week sessions – half-days: June 15 through August 7. Programs are available for beginners to racers ages 5-18. Scholarships are available. PC Sailing also offers adult lessons, Laser racing on Tuesdays, Keel Boat racing on Thursdays, and more. Adult Lessons start in May.  For more information and registration, go to SAILpc.org.

Young Riders, a youth mountain bike program in the Park City area, has started registration. Summer mountain bike classes and camps for ages 5-14 years old. Free jersey for the first 175 registrations. To register and for more information visit www.youngriders.com

It’s time to start thinking about your garden! Recycle Utah is holding a free composting workshop on Sat., April 25 at 10am at the recycling center on Woodbine Way. Learn how to make your own safe, chemical-free fertilizer at home. Composting is cheap and easy.

Seussville, Park City Style! March 3, 2014  is a celebration of Dr. Seuss' Birthday throughout the Park City School District Elementary Schools. Volunteers are needed to don striped hats and red bow ties and read to students at any district elementary school on March 3. Celebrate Dr. Seuss’ Birthday by making it a day to increase student literacy. Also, for every volunteer who reads to a class,  that teacher will receive a book for the classroom library. Sign up is available on each individual  school's website.

If you're in the market for an antique oriental screen or a French carved desk and chair set, these and other fabulous antiques and collectibles are part of an estate sale Friday & Saturday, August 23 & 24 at 2525 Bear Hollow Dr, next to the trailhead. The garage doors open at 9am and close at 3. All proceeds of the sale benefit Peace House, a charitable organization dedicated to ending family violence and abuse in the community.For more information, contact Ann at 435-658-4739 or ann@peacehouse.org. 

Hope Alliance will be returning to Haiti in October and is collecting gently used sneakers and back backs to distribute to 3 schools in rural communities surrounding Camatin, Haiti. These are for poorest of the poor school children aged 5-17 who would otherwise not have the ability to buy these items.  August 28 - September 11, you can drop off items at Basin Rec Field House (Redstone), The PC MARC (Little Kate Road), Creekside Christian Church (Bitner Rd.) and Park City Community Church (HWY 224). Or call Kym 714 0902 for pick up!

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