3 local high school students advance in welding competition

Roy High School’s Bailey Price, Weber High School’s Kolton North and Roy High’s Caden Fast took first, second and third place, respectively, at the Ogden/Weber Regional SkillsUSA welding competition, held Feb. 8 at Weber State University.

Five local schools (Bonneville High, Roy High, Weber High, Fremont High and Ogden/Weber ATC) were represented. Students competed in blueprint reading, general welding knowledge and hands on practical welding in three different processes.

The top three will compete again in April with a chance to advance to a national competition in June in Washington D.C.

American Rosie the Riveter Association calls out for new members

Did you or a woman in your family answer the call to help the United States during World War II? Were you or a woman in your family providing war-related services? (Such as working in manufacturing, munitions plants, shipyards, aircraft assembly factories, Red Cross, or perhaps volunteering in some capacity, even collecting scrap metal as a child.) If so, the American Rosie the Riveter Association would like to welcome her to our membership. If these purposes call out to you, view http://RosietheRiveter.net or call 1-888-557-6743 or email americanroietheriveter2@yahoo.com. ARRA will be celebrating its 21st year at the annual convention in Bettendorf, Iowa.

The American Legion to hold open house for 100th anniversary

American Legion Post 27 — Farmington is planning an open house in celebration of the American Legion’s 100th birthday.

The general public is invited to the celebration, to be held from 1 to 4 p.m. Friday at the Davis County Memorial Courthouse in Room 116.

“Focusing on service to veterans, service members and communities, the Legion evolved from a group of war-weary veterans of World War I into one of the most influential nonprofit groups in the United States.”

Membership today exceeds two million across 13,000 posts worldwide, according to the release.

Contact Standard-Examiner staff member Ryan Comer at rcomer@standard.net.

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