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Who is Jaren Davis?

Some of the volunteer positions Jaren has participated in: Utah Quality Growth Commission 2000-2008 Preserved 57,046 acres, leveraged $14,217,583 from LeRay McAllister fund with $155,958,986 matching dollars, Salt Lake County projects: Willow Heights watershed Big Cottonwood Canyon, Corner Canyon Draper, … Continue reading

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What are people saying about Jaren?

  In working with Jaren on local issues I have found he first seeks to understand needs. Then through creative leadership develops plans for mutually beneficial outcomes. His leadership will be a great asset to his district and our state. … Continue reading

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34 years together and counting

34 years ago, the girl of my dreams and I committed to each other in vows of matrimony. At that time I felt I was the luckiest man alive. Now, 34 years later with four fabulous children and five grandchildren, … Continue reading

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The Secret of Civility

More so than ever before our society is placing people in boxes; boxes of us versus them! Our influence comes twenty four hours a day from technology that is bombarding us as it carefully places our interests into pigeon holed … Continue reading

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Once upon a time

More so than ever before our society is placing people in boxes; boxes of us versus them! Our influence comes twenty four hours a day from technology that is bombarding us as it carefully places our interests into pigeon holed … Continue reading

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Our manipulated world

Suicide is on the rise and professionals say we can do something about it. Many times hope is all that is needed by those affected. This can be as simple as words from a stranger asking “are you okay?” A … Continue reading

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HBA New Building Committee

History My earliest recollection of the idea of a new building came when Ross Holliday, who at the time was chair of Governmental Affairs, suggested we consider the idea as a resource for non-dues revenue. Since that time and over … Continue reading

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Trademarks of remarkable people

In 1946 and at the age of 9, Ron Sellers was told by his two older brothers he was too young to shoot ducks with them. This broke Ron’s heart to the point of isolation and tears. When his father … Continue reading

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Two (un)likely paths cross…

I know, Peppy Suzie Prom isn’t a typical name for a Stallion, but his linage was so strong this unusual title only added to his strength. Peppy was born to greatness! Many stood by anxiously awaiting as they prepared to … Continue reading

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The lynch mob who attacked Mayor Walker

Throughout most of my life I had never been able to understand how mobs could gather undertaking the things they do. As I would read stories of the past, I would marvel that—in their time—individuals were filled with enough hate … Continue reading

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