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The Utah Energy Office is loaning free anemometers for individuals and businesses to measure the wind. The purpose of this is to see if there may be enough steady wind to justify installation of a wind turbine. The turbine would generate electricity for a home or business. Applications are due by September 23rd. Visit for more information.

Wells Fargo has secured two grants from the Federal Home Loan Bank of Seattle. Valley Mental Health will use $165,000 dollars to complete 24 studio apartments for the homeless and mentally ill. Green Street Partners will use $174,975 dollars to complete an apartment project for lower-income families at 925 South 200 West in downtown Salt Lake City.

Here’s a Chamber History Fact: In 1982 Vice President George Bush, asked the Salt Lake Chamber to help the country of Belize establish its own Chamber of Commerce.

Many things happened 100 years ago. For example it’s the 100th anniversary of the death of cartoonist Thomas Nast. Something a bit more cheerful happened in Salt Lake 100 years ago. The Salt Lake Chamber was created. On September 14th we are coming together for a Century Celebration Gala at the Grand America. Stoel Rives and Questar sponsor the event. At the Gala we will honor over 100 of the people who gave extraordinary volunteer service to the Chamber. Call the Chamber now to reserve your space at 328-5050 or see us on the web at


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