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

NextQuo, a Web development firm, has acquired several new accounts, including Platinum Financial, a financial services company; MoreWire, a Montana-based telcom; Maxcomm, an executive coaching firm; Brite Music, a developer of educational music for children; and In Grandma’s Attic, a photo and scrapbooking company.

You can now order 2002 Salt Lake City, a book that features over 300 Olympic Winter Games photos and stories from the Deseret News. The book is available at www.deseretnews.com. Olympic volunteers get a $5 discount.

The Utah Microenterprise Loan Fund is holding an orientation on how small business entrepreneurs, especially those who are socially or economically disadvantaged, can obtain small business loans of up to $10,000. The orientation is this Wednesday, March 27th, at 3:00 p.m. Call 269-8408 to register.

Here’s an Olympic business fact: UTA’s Olympic Spectator Transportation System and TRAX carried a total of over 2.5 million people during the Games. This makes it the largest amount of passengers carried in UTA’s history.

Don’t miss Salt Lake’s biggest event for small business: the Chamber’s Giant Step Awards this Wednesday, March 27th at the Little America Hotel. The speaker at this year’s banquet is Scott Watterson, Chairman, CEO, and Co-Founder of ICON Health and Fitness. Scott helped turn ICON into the world’s largest manufacturer and marketer of fitness equipment. 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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