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THIS IS LARRY MANKIN FROM THE SALT LAKE CHAMBER WITH YOUR METRO BUSINESS REPORT
The Olene Walker Housing Trust Fund board has approved $1million dollars in low-interest loans for the rehabilitation or construction of six affordable housing projects in Utah. When completed, 138 units will become available for low income, elderly, and disabled residents.
ajc architects has been selected as the architect for the renovation of the Denver Rio Grande Building in Ogden. The $1 million dollar renovation will be completed in January 2003.
Salt Lake Clean Cities, a promoter of alternative fuel vehicles, recently won the National Madison Avenue Award for public outreach presented at the 8th national Clean Cities Conference held in Oklahoma City.
Wells Fargo announced that it signed an agreement to sell its downtown building at 400 South and Main Street. Wasatch Property Management will take over ownership while Wells Fargo continues to operate its store and drive-through.
Here’s a Chamber History Fact: For over 60 years the Chamber was the entity that promoted conventions in Salt Lake City. With the passage of a room tax in 1964, that function transferred to the newly founded Salt Lake Visitors and Convention Bureau.
Leadership Utah, a ten-month in-depth look at what and who makes Utah run, is now accepting applications for its 2003 class. The class meets monthly for tours of key organizations and discussions with experts. Topics covered include crime, education, the arts, government, environment, and more. For more information, call the Chamber at 328-5055 or see us on the web at saltlakechamber.org.
THIS IS LARRY MANKIN FOR KSL NEWSRADIO 1160.