Thursday's Metro Business Report



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THIS IS MICHAEL DE GROOTE FROM THE SALT LAKE CHAMBER, WITH YOUR METRO BUSINESS REPORT

Bank One’s Community Development Corporation announced a $650,000 dollar investment in the nonprofit Utah Community Reinvestment Corporation. This investment will help provide long-term financing to fund low-income multi-family housing projects throughout the state.

If you are interested in new business opportunities in Japan, you will want to come to the Nagoya Japan Business Conference on Friday, November 8th at the Sheraton City Center Hotel. Fifteen top government officials and business leaders will help you enter Japan’s markets and develop personal contacts. For more information on this free event, call the Chamber at 328-5071.

The International Volunteers in Urology recently conducted a teaching trip to Ulaanbatar, Mongolia. Two urologists, two anesthesiologists, and two nurses conducted 24 cases and 10 consultations. They also trained local nurses, anesthesiologists, and surgeons in this developing region.

The American Express Women & Business Conference is next week on November 7th. There will be great workshops and, at the Athena Award Luncheon (sponsored by Wells Fargo Women’s Financial Services), the Chamber will give the prestigious Athena Award and the Pathfinder Awards. The Pathfinder award is given to community leaders who have a history of support for women and women’s issues. One of this year’s Pathfinders is Jeanetta Williams of the Utah Transit Authority. The day’s events are organized by the Women’s Business Center at the Salt Lake Chamber. To register, call the Chamber at 328-5091 or see us on the web at saltlakechamber.org.

THIS IS MICHAEL DE GROOTE FOR KSL NEWSRADIO 1160.

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