Tuesday's Metro Business Report

Posted - May 22, 2001 at 8:25 a.m.



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THIS IS LARRY MANKIN FROM THE SALT LAKE AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE WITH YOUR METRO BUSINESS REPORT

Instructor and co-owner of USA Computer Center, Joe Mena, has created a web site for Spanish speaking citizens. The site, www.Hispanoseutah.com, is like a yellow pages on the internet for social and community services.

Yoh Group announced a new branding initiative to reflect its strength as a diversified staffing services company and to unify its distinct businesses under a new corporate identity.

Prevent Blindness Utah’s “Save Our Sight” day at the Capitol screened over 165 people for eye problems. Five of those people screened positive for glaucoma.

SkyWest Airlines recently announced plans to increase Delta Connection service through Salt Lake City. SkyWest will be adding ten new flights between Salt Lake and seven other communities, including Austin, Calgary, Albuquerque, Rapid City, Omaha, Des Moines, and Tucson.

Here’s an Olympic business fact: 90 percent of visitors to Atlanta, prior to the 1996 Olympics, rated the city as “very well” or “well” prepared for the Games. Exactly the same proportions rated Sydney “very well” or “well” prepared.

Start your day tomorrow, May 23rd, with networking at The Chamber’s popular Breakfast Club. Come hear Travis Bell, “America’s Bobsled Cowboy.” It begins at 7:30 a.m., at the Sheraton City Centre Hotel, 150 West 500 South, and is sponsored by Cricket Communications and Visa. To reserve a space, call 328-5081 or see us on the web at saltlakechamber.org.

THIS IS LARRY MANKIN FOR KSL NEWSRADIO 1160.

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