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Emily Ashmead

  • Utah Gives Back

    Special Enrollment Period (SEP)

    During this difficult time, it’s unfortunate that many Utahns have lost their job and healthcare coverage. If you’ve lost your coverage due to job loss, you may be eligible for a Special Enrollment Period, which allows you to enroll in an Individual or Family plan without having to wait for the Annual Open Enrollment period. […]
  • Honoring the Class of 2020

    Honoring the Class of 2020

    Years of effort culminate to a single moment. Friends and family cheer, gifts are given, caps are thrown and, finally, high school seniors receive their diplomas. By now we know the Class of 2020 is unable to experience a traditional graduation ceremony, but that doesn’t mean they have been forgotten. This week, May 11-15, KSL […]
  • Utah Gives Back


    Many of us are staying home amid the COVID-19 pandemic as others go to work to provide medical care or keep the grocery stores stocked. GREENbike, Salt Lake City’s non-profit bike share system, is available to help you stay safe and active when making essential trips. They are also offering a one cent annual membership […]
  • Utah Gives Back

    Project Protect

    We’ve seen heart-wrenching stories of healthcare workers all over the world who are caring for COVID-19 patients without the protections they need and deserve. Utah has come together, once again, to prevent our local hospitals from facing the same situation. Intermountain Healthcare teamed up with the University of Utah, Latter-day Saint Charities, and several Utah […]
  • Utah Gives Back

    COVID-19 How to Help

    The novel coronavirus, COVID-19 is creating new needs across our state. Families are struggling to get food and childcare, seniors are feeling lonely without visitors, and nonprofits everywhere are fighting to meet clients’ needs. So, how can you help? First, stay home to keep others safe and be bold about your social distancing so we […]
  • Stay home Utah Gives Back

    Stay Home

    When caring for our neighbors, friends, and the community we often think about gathering together. We are in a time when congregating can lead to the spread the novel coronavirus or COVID-19. The best way to care for those around you is to stay in your home unless you are part of the essential workforce […]
  • Inside Sources

    A Crisis Requires “shoulder squaring” not “shoulder shrugging”

    Unfortunately there seems to be a lot more shoulder shrugging than courageous shoulder squaring in our country today. In the face of significant challenges, too many shrug their shoulders, point fingers, place blame or simply say, “That isn’t my job,” or “It’s not my fault,” or “someone else should take care of it.”
  • Inside Sources

    Lessons from Jeff Caplan on Discovering the Essence of Things.

    It is easy to set life on autopilot and skim across the surface of information, daily routines and even personal relationships. Getting to the essence of anything requires effort. The disruption caused by the novel coronavirus continues to offer up lessons worth leaning into — including exploring the “essence” of things.
  • Inside Sources

    Lessons from BYU Basketball Coach Mark Pope – the only question that matters in basketball or life

    A couple of weeks ago, BYU coach Mark Pope was in the middle of educating his players about COVID-19 when he received the sobering news that the NCAA Tournament was being canceled due to the coronavirus outbreak.
  • Inside Sources

    Don’t Accept a New Normal, Choose a New Now

    The novel coronavirus, along with an earthquake in Utah, have changed many things for many people. Countless declarations have been made by citizens, government leaders and media pundits on what has happened and what comes next. Too often the term “new normal” has been improperly invoked.