Monday's Metro Business Report

Posted - Aug. 13, 2001 at 7:44 a.m.



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THIS IS MICHAEL DE GROOTE FROM THE SALT LAKE AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE WITH YOUR METRO BUSINESS REPORT.

Advantage Workers Compensation Insurance Company of Salt Lake City has been named the underwriting partner of Boise-based WorkCare NorthWest. This partnership will make Advantage Insurance one of the largest workers compensation insurers in Idaho by July 2002.

American Express announced a contribution of $10,000 to the Eccles/Annenberg Challenge to help the Salt Lake City School District provide on-going teacher training and development.

Questar has reached an agreement to purchase Shenandoah Energy for $406 million in cash and assumed debt. Shenandoah’s principal operations are in the Uintah Basin of eastern Utah.

Here’s an Olympic business fact: This week we are talking about 5 of the 10 Olympic Sports Venues. The Utah Winter Sports Park near Park City is where the Bobsledding, Luge, Ski Jumping, and Nordic Combined will be held. The park is 387 acres. The bobsled track is 1,335 meters long.

Trying to decide which telecommunication company to use for your business is difficult. Tomorrow, August 14 at 8 a.m., the Chamber and the Women’s Business Center is sponsoring a Business Interactive Technology seminar entitled, “What is the difference between all of these telecommunication companies?” The seminar will spotlight several telecommunication companies so you can make the best choice for your situation. Call the Chamber for more information at 328-5091 or see us on the web at saltlakechamber.org.

THIS IS MICHAEL DE GROOTE FOR KSL NEWSRADIO 1160.

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