Friday's Metro Business Report



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

The Chamber’s Business to Business Expo is May 8th, 9th, and 10th at the Salt Palace.

Edward Jones, a financial services company, is holding a grand reopening celebration next Friday, March 22nd from 6 to 8 p.m. at their office at 38 West 200 South. Call John R.E. Redd for more information at 323-0900.

Equity Oil Company reports that through a combination of extensions, discoveries, acquisitions, and improved recovery it has added 1.48 million barrels of oil reserves and 2.04 billion cubic feet of natural gas to its proved reserve base in 2001. These additions replace 232 percent of last year’s oil production and 136% of last year’s gas production.

Don’t miss the Saint Patrick’s Day Parade starting downtown at 10 a.m. tomorrow morning. Make sure to watch for the Chamber’s Salt Shakers in their distinctive white coats.

Here’s an Olympic business fact: According to the Salt Lake Tribune, 42 percent of Utahns polled could not cite anything negative about the games.

Don’t miss Salt Lake’s biggest event for small business: the Chamber’s Giant Step Awards on March 27th at the Little America Hotel. This year’s speaker is Scott Watterson, Chairman, CEO, and Co-Founder of ICON Health and Fitness. Scott helped turn ICON into the world’s largest manufacturer of fitness equipment with a continuous profit streak for 23 years. Call the Chamber for more information at 328-5055 or see us on the web at saltlakechamber.org.

THIS IS LARRY MANKIN FOR KSL NEWSRADIO 1160.

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