More than 60 organizations that provide problem-solving services to the Utah Valley community are participating in the Showcase of Services conference Friday, May 17, at Utah Valley Community College.

The public is invited to the daylong conference. Admission and parking in student lots are free, said chairman Bill Hulterstrom."This conference is especially valuable to ecclesiastical leaders, counselors and others who constantly interact with people who have problems," Hulterstrom said.

More than 100 presentations throughout the day will deal with issues of health, family, crime prevention, careers, financial planning, aging, education and others, he said.

Hourlong presentations will begin at 9, 10 and 11 a.m. and 2:30 and 3:30 p.m., with special panel discussions at noon.

Keynote speaker will be Rep. Bill Orton, D-Utah, who will speak at 1:30 p.m. in the UVCC Ballroom.

All other sessions will be in the Science Center and the Business Building. Programs are available at United Way of Utah County, 148 N. 100 West, Provo, Hulterstrom said.