Thursday's Metro Business Report



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

Big-D Construction has been selected by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to build a new visitors center and missionary housing at historic Hill Cumorah in Palmyra, New York.

R&O Construction completed a 60,000 square foot printing plant facility for Pioneer Newspapers in Preston, Idaho.

Cameron Construction contributed to the building of The Freedom Shrine Wall that was recently dedicated at Bridgeside Park in Taylorsville. The Shrine features historic freedom documents such as the Declaration of Independence.

Third & Main Bar & Grill recently opened its new “Pen” patio outdoor seating.

The Utah Shakespearean Festival took in a record $3,999,504 in total ticket revenue this year.

Groen Brothers Aviation is changing its business plan to focus on selling its gyroplane to government agencies worldwide.

Here’s an Olympic business fact: The Samsung Athlete Family Homestay is a program where local families provide a free place to stay for Olympic Athletes’ family members. So far, more than 1,000 families have signed up to participate.

Many businesses are worried about the impact of the Anthrax scares on their business. The next “Meeting the Challenge Seminar Series” is on Safe Mail Handling. This seminar, presented by United States Postal Service Inspector Craig Lindey, is tomorrow, November 9th at 8 a.m. at the Chamber. The seminar is Free for chamber members. Call 328-5067 to register or see us on the web at saltlakechamber.org.

THIS IS LARRY MANKIN FOR KSL NEWSRADIO 1160.

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