Friday's Metro Business Report



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

Crowell Advertising, Marketing, and PR has been selected by Tax One to develop new collateral materials, marketing plans, and in-store development. Tax One is an onsite tax center located in grocery stores.

The financial-services firm Edward Jones has been ranked number one among full-service brokers by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine. Edward Jones is represented in Utah by John Redd and Marcus Johnson.

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage has acquired Cambridge Realty, a Salt Lake City-based firm with 25 agents.

Hoopes Vision Correction Center announced the FDA approval of the Alcon customized wavefront-guided laser eye surgery application. This new technology measures aberrations in patients’ eyes--making a more precise laser surgery possible. Hoopes anticipates being able to perform this new procedure by the end of the year.

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 Lisa Eccles of the George S. and Dolores Doré Eccles Foundation. 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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