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

Union Point Construction was awarded the “Work Place Safety Award” by the Utah Labor Commission. The award is for excellence in workplace safety programs.

Workers Compensation Fund received a best of show award from the Insurance Marketing Communications Association Showcase Awards. It was honored for its drug and alcohol campaign designed by FJC&N.

Wells Fargo Home Mortgage recently launched its Interest-Only feature. Interest-Only enables homebuyers to just pay the interest on a home loan for up to seven years in order to temporarily reduce their monthly payment.

Groen Brothers Aviation has awarded a dealership in the central Caribbean for its Hawk 4 Gyroplane.

According to Wells Fargo’s Cost of Living Report, higher water bills created a whopping 17.5 percent increase in local utility costs in June.

Here’s an Olympic business fact: Olympic visitors are willing to do a lot of traveling when at the Games. For example, one visitor to the Nagano Olympics stayed 60 miles away from Nagano, attended events 90 miles away in Hakuba, and events in Iizuna Kogen that was 15 miles away.

Mark your calendar for the Chamber’s 99th Annual Meeting on September 18th at 11:30 a.m. Last year’s fun theme was Phantom of the Opera. This year’s Annual Meeting theme will make you want to Climb Every Mountain. For more information on the Annual Meeting call 328-5081 or see us on the web at saltlakechamber.org.

THIS IS LARRY MANKIN FOR KSL NEWSRADIO 1160.

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