UBIC Momentum

Momentum is picking up for this year’s UBIC event. Dozens of people are signing up for competitions and events every day, shares Duchesne County Chamber Director Irene Hansen. The UBIC official kickoff was last Friday with golf and softball tournaments and Saturday was the UBIC Queen pageant. Tonight, activities continue with the baby show, Mr. UBIC competition and more throughout the week. “Participating in UBIC comes with a feeling of being a kid again,” shares Hansen. “We’ve been planning for a big party and you can feel the momentum and excitement as the community is gearing up for a great week.” Event officials are also anticipating an influx of guests from outside the area who have called and are eager to attend the concert featuring country band Trick Pony during Saturday’s main event. To see a complete list of UBIC events, visit www.ubic.info.

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Kristin never planned to work in news radio but has thoroughly enjoyed being part of the news team at KVEL. Her love of literature and writing developed in high school which led her to study English Literature and Technical Writing at BYU. She received her BA in English from BYU in 2005 and studied at UVU in Orem for 2 semesters to become a Certified Technical Writer in 2006. Two months after completion she began her dream job of being a stay-at-home mom.  As mother of 2 energetic kids, she began writing from home for the KVEL news team in 2011 and considers it the perfect fit as a full time mom and part time writer.