Daughters of Utah Pioneers plan convention
The Springville/Mapleton Company of the Daughters of the Utah Pioneers is hosting its Two-Company District Convention with the Provo Company on Saturday, May 21. This is a shared yearly event where the two groups meet together and receive instruction and enjoy fellowship with one another. This year, the event will be held in Springville at the LDS Chapel at 1785 E. 400 South. The book sale will start at 8:30 am. There will also be pioneer-related items for sale that are of interest to all ages. At 9:15 a.m., camp and company officers will meet together for discussions, learning and answering questions. The general meeting begins at 10:30 a.m. All members and those interested in learning more about DUP are welcomed and urged to attend. Special guest Jeanie Bowerbank, who is the International Society of the DUP’s outreach board director, will be a speaker. Noreen Petersen, president of the Provo Company, and Joy Pinckney, president of the Springville-Mapleton Company, will each present information about their group. Refreshments will be served and a pioneer heirloom table will be on display.