Monthly Archives: September 2012

Friends of PIM

We have lots of wonderful businesses that help PIM with donations and support throughout the year. Please check out these great businesses and let them know that you were referred to them by PIM.

  • Cameo College of Essential Beauty: The School That Sets The Standard in Beauty Education. Spa and salon services provided by supervised students.
  • Great Harvest Bread Company: We’ve been baking whole grain breads for thirty years, way before it became trendy. Learn how we’re educating our customers and why more people are now “going with the grain.”
  • Hogle Zoo: Utah’s Hogle Zoo dates from 1931 and is located at the mouth of Emigration Canyon.  The Zoo is one of the most visited attractions in Utah and the top paid-for tourist attraction in Salt Lake City.
  • Natural History Museum of Utah: The Natural History Museum of Utah (NHMU) is a museum located at the Rio Tinto Center on the campus of the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, Utah, United States. The museum shows exhibits of natural history subjects, specifically about Utah’s natural history. The mission of the museum is to illuminate the natural world and the place of humans within it.
  • Red Butte Garden: A non-profit botanical and ecological center provided by University of Utah.
  • Salt Lake Bees: The Salt Lake Bees are a minor league baseball team based in Salt Lake City, Utah. The Bees play in the Triple-A Pacific Coast League (PCL) and are the top affiliate of Major League Baseball’s Los Angeles Angels. Home games are played at Spring Mobile Ballpark in Salt Lake City.
  • So Cupcake: Utah’s Best Cupcakes, Cakes, Cake Drops, and Mobile Cupcake Cake Truck! Welcome to So Cupcake where we make every event a delicious experience.
  • The King’s English: Matching books to readers since 1977.
  • Tracy Aviary: Located in Liberty Park, the aviary offers bird shows, immersive exhibits and is an accessible, enjoyable place for families to visit.
  • Utah Jazz: Official site containing news, scores, audio and video files, player statistics, and schedules.

Favorite Goods and Services


-Gallivan Center “Salt Lake City’s Outdoor Living Room” has various events scheduled year round (free concerts, free movies, and more!).

-Tower Theatre & Broadway Theater are Salt Lake City’s art theaters.

-Temple Square has the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, free concerts in Assembly Hall, Mormon Youth Chorus and Symphony and Organ Recitals.

-Salt Lake City has the Utah Symphony Orchestra, Ballet West, Utah Opera Company, Ririe Woodbury Modern Dance Company, Repertory Dance Theater, a host of local theater companies, Comedy Circuit, and many touring performers and shows. Discount tickets are often available through the University.

-Professional sports teams include the Utah Jazz (basketball), Grizzlies (hockey), REAL Salt Lake (Soccer), Bees (minor league baseball).

-The Vivant Smart Home Arena, the Maverick Center, Kingsbury Hall, USANA Amphitheater, Red Butte Garden, The Venue, The Depot, and The Great Salt Air are the primary venues for concerts.


Favorite Salons/Stylists

– Lunatic Fringe (3 locations)

Sugarhouse: 801/463-0555

Parley’s Way: 801/463-1967

Holladay: 801/432-8533

-Julie Vanzweden @ Salon UniQue, 801/597-1799

-Jennifer @ Salon Star 21, 801/467-5556

-Sojo Salon, Spa & Boutique, 801/446-0474

-Dexterity Hair Design, 801/364-1420

-Landis Aveda, 801/485-5506‎

-Emily @ Evolve Salon and Day Spa, 801/272-4455

-Allison @ Salon Keiji, 801/485-1110


Favorite Recreation Equipment and Apparel Stores


-Wild Rose Mountain Sports

-Patagonia Outlet (great sales during major holidays: President’s Day, Memorial Day, Labor Day, etc.)

-Western Rivers Flyfishing, Cabela’s, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Scheels


Favorite Health Clubs/Fitness Centers

-The Jewish Community Center (JCC) – special resident membership rate

-SL Sports Complex

-Cottonwood Heights rec center

-Xcel Fitness- Holladay

-Anytime Fitness, Parley’s location

-Gold’s Gym, Vanwinkle location, has childcare

-Holladay Lions (corporate rate when you show U ID)

-Centered City Yoga

-Wasatch Yoga Upstairs

-24 Hour Fitness — U employee/partner discount Sugarhouse and Trolley Square locations, both have childcare


Favorite Indoor Pools

-Fairmont Aquatic Center

-Murray Aquatic Center

-Holladay Lions Recreation Center

-Cottonwood Heights Recreation Center


Favorite Ski Resorts

-Alta, Snowbird, Park City, Solitude, Brighton



-Sugarhouse Park

-Donut Falls trailhead in Big Cottonwood Canyon

-Mountain Dell Golf Course in Parley’s Canyon

-Flat Iron Mesa Park in Sandy

-Gorgoza Park tubing facility (off I-80, Park City)


Good Auto Mechanic

-Ray’s Muffler 801/292-4731

-Lambert Automotive

-Foothill Tire Pros

-The Little Garage

-Steve’s Automotive Specialist

-Dan’s Automotive 801/693-1195

-Slaugh’s Car Care

-Bobby at Third Ave Car Clinic


Favorite House Cleaners and other Home Services

-Sharon Denunzio 801-484-0823

– Landscaping: Sage’s Way (Chase Fetter) 801-573-8934

-Yael Keenan and her crew, 801-674-3868

-Betty at MB Best Cleaning, 801-637-1692


Favorite Photographers

-Joanna Taylor Photography


Favorite Preschools/Childcare

-Narda Coppers in-home daycare 801/485-6317

-Challenger School

-Jewish Community Center Early Childhood Center

-CFDC at the University of Utah

-Fine Arts Preschool at the UofU (Tanner Dance)

-Winner School

-Montessori Community School

-Community Cooperative Nursery School

-JE Cosgriff Memorial School

-Holladay Baptist Church

-Garfield Learning Center

-Children’s Discovery

-Wasatch Presbyterian Preschool

-Discovery Place Preschool at Christ United

Methodist Church

-Expanding Horizons

-Community Cooperative Preschool

-Seven Canyons (Waldorf)

-Realms of Inquiry



-The University of Utah has a great continuing education program, with something for everyone. You can pick up a catalog at their office at the University. As a spouse to a U employee, you also get a discount!

-The Salt Lake and Granite school districts have classes for both adults and children.

-Gallivan Center schedules free noontime classes through Salt Lake Community Education.

-City Libraries have story times for children and various programs for adults. Check your local branch for listings.

-Westminster College offers night classes with financing available.


Favorite Local Shops

-Hip N’ Humble

-Koo de Ker


-Artichokes & Company

-The Children’s Hour

-Babinski’s Baby

-Tutoring Toy

-The King’s English Bookshop

-Blue Cockatoo

-Piper’s Quilts & Comforts

-Paisley Pomegranate

-Gray Whale Music Shop

-Paper Creations

-Elaine’s Quilt Block


Favorite Consignment Shops

-Name Droppers (clothing and accessories)

-Emilie Jayne (home goods)

-SecondHand Chic (home goods and women’s clothing)

-Consignment Circuit (clothing and home goods)

-Pibs Exchange (clothing; also has great selection of new costumes)

-Kid-to-Kid (clothing, books, toys)

-Play it Again Sports (sports equipment/gear)

-Uptown Cheapskate

-Home Again (home goods)


Favorite Malls

-The Gateway

-City Center

-South Towne Center

-Fashion Place

-Historic Trolley Square

-Tanger Outlets (Park City)

-Shopping areas: 9th & 9th (900 South 900 East), 15th & 15th (1500 South 1500 East)


Favorite Specialty Grocers

-Liberty Heights Fresh

-Tony Caputo’s

-Emigration Market

-Chinatown Supermarket



-The Kura Door

-Knead a Massage

-Utah College of Massage Therapy (inexpensive massages on weekends)

-Finnish Touch Day Spa

-Breathe Day Spa

-Akasha Spa

-Shirodhara Day Spa

Ladies Night Out


Join us for a monthly dinner out with friends!  PIM typically covers the first round of drinks and/or appetizers and desserts for the group.  Babysitting is arranged and subsidized by PIM.  A fun way to get out of the house and enjoy an evening with the ladies of PIM!