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Call For History / Rhonda Lauritzen


Granary Arts Creative in Residence, Rhonda Lauritzen, is compiling a local history of the Ephraim Relief Society Granary and the grain program, and she needs your help to complete it. This is an open call for local history! If you have family members who were early settlers of Ephraim, worked at the Roller Mills, or participated in the early Relief Society, please bring your stories, photographs, and documents to the CCA Christensen Cabin at Granary Arts during her office hours. The documents will be digitized and contribute to the nomination of the Relief Society Granary to the National Registry of Historic Places. Contact Rhonda with any questions at rhondal@evaloue.life or 801.695.0726.

Office Hours

Wednesday, January 30 / 11am-5pm

Thursday, January 31 / 9am-4pm (closed for lunch break 12pm-1pm)

Friday, February 1 / 8:30am-12pm

About the Author

Rhonda Lauritzen is a professional biographer, author, and founder of Evalogue.Life, specializing in oral history and the art of family storytelling. Growing up in Weber County and working at the family business is what Lauritzen credits as her inspiration to start writing. She has since published multiple books, including Every Essential Element, 2012. A proud Wild Cat, she received her BS from Weber State University and an MBA from The University of Utah and later served as the Vice President of Student Services at Ogden-Weber Technical College, and has years of presentation and teaching experience. Lauritzen is currently working on the nomination to include the historic Relief Society Granary, home to Granary Arts, in the National Registry of Historic Places. She and her husband restored a landmark Victorian home where they currently reside in Ogden, UT.