Friday's Metro Business Report

Posted - May 25, 2001 at 12:30 p.m.



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

Richard Walker has been named the state manager of the year. Walker works at The Utah Division of Community Development managing its Community Development Block Grant Program.

Three Salt Lake chefs have been invited to present a meal at the James Beard House in New York City. This is an honor extended only to the finest chefs in the country. The three chefs are Scott Blackerby of Bambara, Jonathan Perno of Metropolitan, and David Jones of Log Haven.

Questar has announced a .175 cent dividend to be payed on June 18th. This is the company’s 226th consecutive dividend without a reduction.

Here’s an Olympic business fact: During the Sydney Olympics, over half of employers surveyed had changed their business hours during the Games. Some businesses extended their hours. Others started the day earlier so workers could avoid morning and evening Olympics traffic. In some areas, as much as one fourth of businesses closed for the whole period of the games.

The premier Salt Lake business social event, A Giant in Our City, is coming on June 28th. This year the Chamber Board of Governors has unanimously chosen to honor Spencer Eccles as A Giant In Our City. To reserve space call 328-5043 or see us on the web at saltlakechamber.org.

THIS IS LARRY MANKIN FOR KSL NEWSRADIO 1160

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