Thursday's Metro Business Report



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

Bud Bailey Construction teamed up with The Road Home to renovate a house to be used as a transition home by homeless families. The Chamber’s Salt Shakers recently presided over the ribbon cutting. If you would like a ribbon cutting for your event, contact the Chamber at 328-5080.

Watts Enterprises has retained Strategex Integrated Marketing as its marketing and advertising agency. Strategex will help market Watt’s three new projects in Midway and Eden.

Cochella Consulting announced record sales and expanded reach for the Adopt-a-Native-Elder organization. Last month, Cochella launched a new online “trading post” for the organization at www.anelder.org.

Here’s a Chamber history fact: When long-time Chamber president Gus Backman was first hired in 1930, his starting salary was $8,500 dollars. In today’s dollars that would be a salary of $86,021.51.

The Chamber’s Business to Business Expo is coming to the Salt Palace May 8th, 9th, and 10th. Zions Bank, KSL Radio and Television, Webb Audio Visual, and Kelly Services sponsor the Expo. There will be an Office of the Future, Culinary Row, and an area for businesses over 100 years old. Franklin Covey will be giving seminars. And don’t miss the Chamber’s famous Prize Balloon Drop on opening night. If you don’t have your booth yet, there are still a few left. So call the Chamber at 328-5055 or see us on the web at saltlakechamber.org.

THIS IS LARRY MANKIN FOR KSL NEWSRADIO 1160.

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