Thursday's Metro Business Report



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

According to the Wells Fargo Wasatch Front area Cost of Living Report, the cost of living along the Wasatch Front rose in May following a decline in April. The May cost of living increase was due primarily to rising residential utility prices, which saw their first increase in four months.

DoxTek, a technology solutions provider, is helping Medical Group Insurance Services replace its paper forms with "LiquidOffice," a digital forms management system. The system utilizes easy-to-use online forms.

JP Realty will hold a special meeting for its stockholders in early July. The meeting is to consider and vote on the proposed merger of JP Realty with and into GGP Acquisition, an indirect subsidiary of General Growth Properties.

Camco Construction was awarded the Utah Labor Commission's "Workplace Safety Award" for excellence in safety programs and practices. Camco also received three awards for "Outstanding Safety Practices," and "No Lost Time Injuries."

Here’s a Chamber History Fact: In 1924 the Castle Gate mine disaster killed 174 people. The Chamber organized relief efforts for victims and their families.

One of the great things about the Chamber's monthly Business After Hours networking event is the great places and sponsors who make them possible. Tonight's event is for the birds! We will meet tonight at Tracy Aviary at 5 p.m. for prizes, great food, and networking. Jamba Juice® also sponsors the evening. For more information, call 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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