Thursday's Metro Business Report



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THIS IS LARRY MANKIN, PRESIDENT OF THE SALT LAKE CHAMBER, WITH YOUR METRO BUSINESS REPORT

Hydee Willis, owner of Creative Expressions, has been elected President of the Salt Lake Chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners.

Crowell Advertising, Marketing and PR won two national, two runner-up, and two finalist awards in the 2002 Silver Microphone Awards. The top awards were for its anti-tabacco radio ad entitled “Polka” and an automobile accessory radio ad for ClearBra.

According to the Utah State Library Division, while Utah’s population increased by 29 percent over the last decade, library circulation has risen by 73 percent. 57 percent of Utah households use the library monthly.

Questar reported second-quarter net income of $29.4 million dollars in 2002 compared to $24.5 million dollars in the same quarter in 2001.

The National Ability Center in Park City has expanded their programs for individuals with disabilities to include Self Defense and the Martial Arts.

Here’s a Chamber History Fact: The Chamber’s popular Business After Hours networking event began in 1978. The monthly meeting was soon being copied by other chambers across the United States.

And speaking of Business After Hours, this month’s networking event will be at Habitat for Humanity on Thursday, August 22nd at 5 p.m. There will be tours of homes, a hammering contest, prizes, and great food provided by Cuisine Unlimited! For more information about Salt Lake’s best business networking, 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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