A fund-raising Chuck Wagon Breakfast on behalf of the South Valley Sanctuary is set for 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday in the main bowery at West Jordan City Park, 1850 W. 8000 South.
The breakfast will kick off the city's annual Good Neighbor Days Fair, a daylong celebration that will feature food, entertainment and presentation of the 1998 Good Neighbor of the Year Award.All proceeds will go to the sanctuary, a shelter for domestic violence victims at 1853 W. 7705 South. It opened last September .
The $1.6 million facility offers a homelike environment capable of housing more than 60 adults and children.
Ticket for the breakfast will cost $4 per person or $12 per family of up to six people. The meal will consist of ham, eggs, pancakes, hash browns, juice and coffee.
The morning meal will be prepared by members of the sanctuary's board of directors and volunteers from West Jordan's Victim Assistance Program.
Additional information or meal tickets are available by contacting Assistant City Manager Penny Atkinson at 569-5102.
From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., there will be a variety of family activities at the park including food booths, demonstrations, pony rides, entertainment and a small carnival.
The city's award-winning Good Neighbor of the Year will be announced at noon.
West Jordan's own Great American Fiddle Orchestra will perform at 4 p.m., and the day's festivities will wind up with a Dutch oven dinner from 5 to 7 p.m. The cost of the meal will be $2 per person, or $10 for a family of up to six people.
Arlene Farley, the city's office coordinator, said one goal of the workshops and demonstrations is to provide residents with assistance in their home improvement, gardening, maintenance and landscaping efforts.
Additional information on the Good Neighbor Fair is available by contacting Farley at 569-5100.