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Metro Business Report November, 2010

By Lane Beattie | Posted - Nov. 16, 2010 at 10:44 a.m.



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This is Lane Beattie, president of the Salt Lake Chamber, with your Metro Business Report.

The United Way of Salt Lake recently announced that team members have contributed more than 50 million dollars to this year's Community Support and United Way Campaign. That number doesn't just beat the previous record of just under 42 million dollars—it shatters it.

As our economy rebounds, many still face some difficult challenges. Each of those 50 million dollars means a lot. The spirit of generosity goes beyond the pocketbook, too. Team members have also contributed nearly 800-thousand hours of volunteer time in their communities so far this year through Wells Fargo Volunteers. Earlier this year, the United Way of America recognized these volunteer efforts with a Summit Award, and announced that the 2009 campaign raised the most of any American corporation. A quick reminder, you can still register for the Salt Lake Chamber Women and Business Conference as well as the Athena Award luncheon coming up November 16th. For more information go to slchamber.com This is Lane Beattie for KSL News Radio.

Lane Beattie

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