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

The Department of Energy’s State Energy Program has awarded the Utah Energy Office and its partners $538,800 for six energy related projects in the state. Some of the projects included purchasing natural gas-powered school buses, improving the Utah Industries of the Future website (www.uiof.org), and updating the statewide map of geothermal resources in Utah.

Daynes Music, a piano retailer in Midvale, Utah, was ranked as the 76th oldest family business in America. Daynes Music was founded in 1862 and is run by Skip Daynes.

Gentner Communications has announced the introduction of its PSR1212 digital matrix mixer/audio processor to the television and radio broadcaster market. The audio processor was well received at the National Association of Broadcasters show in April.

Here’s an Olympic business fact: Congress approved more than $224 million dollars between fiscal years 1998 and 2001 for Olympic and Paralympic activities. President Bush added an additional $116 million dollars for Olympic activities in fiscal year 2002.

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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