Friday's Metro Business Report

Posted - Sep. 7, 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.

Salus Therapeutics has received a Phase II Small Business Innovation Research Grant award to develop therapeutics for the treatment of Multiple Sclerosis.

According to the David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah, Per capita income in Utah for 1999 was $23,276 or 81.5 percent of the U.S. figures. The variation within Utah ranged from $41,642 in Summit County to $13,639 in San Juan County. Salt Lake County accounts for 47 percent of all personal income in Utah.

The Lupus Foundation of America Utah Chapter is sponsoring a 5K Walk for Lupus on Saturday, September 22 at 10 a.m. in Sugarhouse Park. For more information call the Lupus Foundation at 364-0366.

Radix Corporation's barcode reader system will be used to tag dairy herds in Cyprus. The barcode tags will be used to keep track of each cow's breeding, medical record, and milk production.

Here’s an Olympic business fact: The third floor of the expo mart will be the non-accredited media center. Of the 15,000 media coming, about 3000 will be non-accredited.

The Chamber’s 99th Annual Meeting luncheon is on September 18th at 11:30 a.m. The luncheon will honor the Chamber Champions. Chamber Champions are those dedicated volunteers who are contagiously enthusiastic about the Chamber and its programs. To reserve a space call the Chamber at 328-5081 or see us on the web at saltlakechamber.org.

THIS IS LARRY MANKIN FOR KSL NEWSRADIO 1160.

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