Thursday's Metro Business Report



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

Advertising campaigns created by R&R Partners received five Tranny Awards of Excellence and six Tranny Awards of Merit from the Transportation Marketing and Communications Association. The awards were for R&R’s work for the UTA.

Woodbury Corporation, a leading commercial real estate developer, has selected Camco Construction to construct new office space. The 52,000 square foot project will be a three-story Medical Office Building to be completed in December.

Red Butte Garden has a new exhibit from Zimbabwe which includes 65 huge stone sculptures. The Chapungu Stone Sculpture exhibit was scheduled to be featured on CBS news’ Sunday morning edition this month.

Smith’s Food & Drug Stores announced that it contributed $2.5 million dollars, an average of $48,000 dollars a week, to local communities and charitable causes throughout Smith’s seven states of operation in 2001.

Here’s a Chamber History Fact: In 1967, the Chamber sponsored the International Judo Championship in Salt Lake. The event was a failure—but was used as an example in promoting Salt Lake’s ability to host international events such as the Olympics.

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, religion, government, service organizations, 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.

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