The December HVSUP Newsletter 2017
December HVSUP Newsletter 2017
James A. McArthur
Our December Newsletter 2017 begins with a brief recap of our dinner meeting at the Legion Hall. After a sumptuous pot-luck dinner, James A. McArthur, a native of St. George, Utah, spoke to us of his experiences back in Nauvoo as the President of the Nauvoo Temple. He gave us a brief history of the movement of the Church from New York until they came to Nauvoo. He explained the Saints desire to see that this temple was built, or its building and destruction. However, it was not destroyed before many of the Saints had made their temple covenants with the Lord. This blessing made it possible for them to endure the many trials they would have along the Mormon Trail across the country, as they made their way to the Salt Lake Valley and beyond.
The Christmas Dinner is talked about, with the entertainment and new board swearing in that will take place in December.
A brief history of the John Spendlove family, and a short Trivia section of old pictures of current and former members of our chapter.
The November HVSUP Newsletter 2017
November HVSUP Newsletter 2017
Our November Newsletter 2017 begins with a brief recap of our dinner meeting at the Legion Hall. After a sumptuous pot-luck dinner, John Naegle, one of our home grown Tocqueville citizens, gave us an extremely entertaining and informational history of his Great Great Grandfather, John Conrad Naile (name later changed to Naegle)
James A. and Denise S. McArthur will be attending our next dinner meeting, and speaking on his time in Nauvoo. The Christmas Dinner is referred to as well. There are pictures of some of our members when they were young, and also old pictures of the area. You should find this newsletter informative and interesting.
Over the years, the national office has given opportunity for local chapter members to become Life Members. Our chapter has had a large number of its members choose to do that. It required the payment of a larger sum of money to help the national office in its quest to provide superior programs for its members. The offer is an open-ended one for all members who choose to become a life member. Today, one can become a life member in several different ways. 1. He can make two payments of $250 in a year’s time. 2. He can choose to pay the $50.00 a month, as long as it is paid in a one year period of time.
Hurricane Valley Sons of Utah Pioneers Life Members
The October Newsletter 2017
National Convention in Centerville, Utah
Our October Newsletter 2017 begins with a review of the National Convention put on by the Centerville Chapter. It was begun with taking a tour around the building, viewing the decorations and memorabilia. A fantastic meal was then served, in proportions almost too large to completely consume. After dinner the Nationally acclaimed singing group “Fire On the Mountain” performed for us.
The rest of the convention was filled with treks, entertainment, business meetings, dinners, and a talk by Glen Rawson.
Our dinner meeting in September was graced by a presentation on the Mountain Meadow Massacre. Dawn Humphries and her husband Buck were our presenters.
The rest of the newsletter contains the calendar for the rest of the year, a continuation of the History of LaVerkin, and a special guess who section, with pictures of some of our members when they were in high school.
The September Newsletter 2017
Trek to the “The Man Who Knew Pageant, and a Wonderful Dinner with Nick Scholzen Presenting about His Families Contribution to the Settlement of Hurricane is found in the September Newsletter 2017
Posing After Dinner
Our September Newsletter 2017, starts out with our activities in the month of August. About 18 to 20 of our group headed out to Clarkston, Utah to view the Clarkston Pageant. Ten of us boarded a van, while the rest went up alone. Most of us met up at the Dinner the city of Clarkston. We had a wonderful dinner of roast beef, baked potatoes, salad, and all the trimmings.
After dinner we all met up at the pageant site, and were entertained with song and dance, and thoughtful presentation of the life of Martin Harris. He was one of the three witnesses to the Book of Mormon. After the pageant, those in the van returned to Ogden, Utah. There we had rented a wonderful home to stay in. (Much more comfortable than a motel!)
Pioneer Village Sign
The next morning we headed home. However, on the way, Gail and Nita Hinton told us of an SUP Pioneer Village set up in Provo. One of their daughters was a docent there. She was willing to come down and open up the village just for us. WOW! What an experience. The Brigham Young Chapter of the SUP has created a most marvelous place to visit. There were many original pioneer homes and businesses. It was an eyeopening and thrilling experience. From there we continued our trek home, arriving in the late afternoon. Congratulation Dan and Asenith Zaleski, for a wonderful time!
A few days later, we met at the Legion Hall for a sumptuous pot-luck dinner, and a marvelous presentation, given by Nick and Erroleen Scholzen. They told about their families contribution to the history of Hurricane and its growth. Nick is a lifetime citizen of the beautiful community of Hurricane, and like his father and grandfather before him, has contributed a great deal to the betterment of our wonderful little town!