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

Of course there are Subway restaurants in Utah. But they just sent out a press release announcing their first Subway restaurant in the beautiful nation of Belgium.

Kelly Services announced improving sales and earnings results for the third quarter ending September 29th. Sales for the third quarter were $1.123 billion dollars, which is 5.3 percent over the same period last year.

In fiscal year 2002, the Utah District Office of the U.S. Small Business Administration approved the guaranty of 780 loans totaling $194.9 million dollars. In addition, loan approvals to minority-owned businesses increased to 13 percent and approvals to veterans increased 8 percent over 2001. The top participating lenders were Zions Bank with 181 SBA guaranteed loans and Deseret Certified Development Company with 155 loans.

The Wayne Brown Institute has introduced a rotating series of monthly seminars entitled “How to Raise Money in Utah.” The seminars cover the basics of the fundraising process. For more information, contact the Wayne Brown Institute at 595-1141.

The Boyer Company has moved their headquarters to The Gateway at 90 South 400 West, Suite 200.

The Chamber’s Business After Hours is Salt Lake’s best business networking event. Start your next lucrative business relationship at this month’s Business After Hours at the historic Peery Hotel on November 21st at 5 p.m. To sign up call the Chamber at 328-5050 or see us on the web at saltlakechamber.org.

THIS IS MICHAEL DE GROOTE FOR KSL NEWSRADIO 1160.

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