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THIS IS LARRY MANKIN FROM THE SALT LAKE CHAMBER WITH YOUR METRO BUSINESS REPORT.
On behalf of the Chamber, I extend our condolences to the friends and family of Jacqueline Nicholes who died on November 7th. Jacqueline was the owner of Quality Press and a longtime advocate for women in business. She was a founder of the Utah Chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners. She was also a member of the Salt Lake Chamber Board of Governors in 1989 and was a recipient of the Chamber’s Athena award. We will all miss her positive and energetic leadership.
SCORE, the Service Corps of Retired Executives, holds its monthly workshop on "How to Set Up and Operate a Small Business" this Wednesday, November 21st, at 8:45 a.m. The workshop is at the Salt Lake County Office, 2001 South State Street. For more info, call 741-4251.
Here’s an Olympic business fact: The total SLOC budget is $1.3 Billion. Total Olympic spending worldwide is $2.1 Billion. What is the impact of the Olympics on the Utah economy? $4.5 Billion.
Do you know a small business that deserves to be recognized? The Chamber’s Giant Step Awards are seeking nominations of active Chamber members for awards in the following categories: Community Service, Minority Small Business, Home-Based Business, Entrepreneurial Success, and Small Business of the Year. For a nomination form call the Chamber at 328-5043 or see us on the web at saltlakechamber.org.
THIS IS LARRY MANKIN FOR KSL NEWSRADIO 1160.