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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.

The Utah District of the Small Business Administration announced the top SBA lenders for 2002. They are, in the large bank category, Zions Bank and in the medium bank category, Bank of Utah.

The 2002 Special Olympics Utah Spring Sports Classic was held last week in Ogden. The Summer Special Olympics will be held May 30the through June 1st at BYU. For more information go to www.sout.org.

ClearOne Communications modified its October acquisition agreement with Ivron Systems to lower the original purchase price. The change is due to a change in the technology approach that ClearOne wants to pursue.

Here’s a Chamber history fact: The Chamber was founded in 1902 when the Governor, Heber M Wells, called together 100 business leaders to form the Commercial Club. The motivating factor in bringing the businesses together was to influence the Southern Pacific Railroad company to make a cutoff line that went to Salt Lake City instead of Ogden.

Salt Lake’s most popular monthly networking event is the Chamber’s Business After Hours. Tonight at 5 p.m., we are throwing a bar-b-que at Mergenthaler Transfer & Storage. Co-sponsors for the event are Premier Dining and Personal Touch Catering. As always there will be food, prizes, and networking. Call the Chamber at 328.5050 to register or see us on the web at saltlakechamber.org.

THIS IS LARRY MANKIN FOR KSL NEWSRADIO 1160.

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