Tuesday'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 next Business After Hours networking event is this Thursday evening, April 18th, at Mergenthaler Transfer & Storage.

Questar Corporation reported that it has taken advantage of rising energy prices to hedge an increased percentage of the company’s natural gas and oil production through 2004.

The 2002 DECA International Career Development Conference will be held in Salt Lake later this month. This is a major international event bringing together 12,000 marketing students for competition in marketing and business. DECA is looking for business professionals to act as judges for student competitions. Being a judge for this event is a great way to help shape the future of business. It’s also a lot of fun. Get contact information at saltlakechamber.org.

Here’s a Chamber history fact: In 1927, when the Salt Lake Chamber celebrated its 25th anniversary, it held a “Pig-iron Fest” in the Commercial Club Building. The Salt Lake Tribune described the evening as one of “burlesque and satire, a good dinner and a genial feeling of good fellowship.” [say quote and close quote]

Upon unanimous vote of the Salt Lake Chamber’s Board of Governors, Mitt Romney has been chosen as A Giant In Our City. Mitt will be honored at a banquet next week on April 24th. If you are interested in joining the Chamber in thanking Mitt Romney for a job well done, please contact the Chamber at 328.5050 or see us on the web at saltlakechamber.org.

THIS IS LARRY MANKIN FOR KSL NEWSRADIO 1160

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