Friday's Metro Business Report

Posted - Dec. 14, 2001 at 3:51 p.m.



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

R&O Construction is building a Smith’s Conoco Fuel Center at the Smith’s Food & Drug at 4275 Harrison Boulevard in Ogden. The fuel center will be completed mid-January.

Salt Lake Community College has purchased an airplane for use in hands-on training in the flight technology department. By summer, the department should have 12 single-engine airplanes.

The Film Society is a new organization created under the direction of Wayne Lee in preparation for the 2002 Salt Lake City Film Festival to be held in August of 2002. In January, they will begin a new series at Trolley Square called "Film Scene in Utah" that focuses on local filmmakers.

Here’s an Olympic business fact: According to The Utah Public Safety Command, also known as UOPSC , crime rates generally drop during the Games—probably because of the increased police presence. Beware, however, of such crimes as petty theft and credit card fraud that are common at large events.

Do you know a business that deserves to be recognized as Small Business of the Year? The Chamber’s Giant Step Awards are seeking nominations of small businesses that are 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. The Deadline is next Monday the 17th, so call the Chamber for a nomination form today at 328-5043 or download a nomination form on the web at saltlakechamber.org.

THIS IS LARRY MANKIN FOR KSL NEWSRADIO 1160.

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