Monday's Metro Business Report

Posted - Jan. 20, 2003 at 4:06 p.m.



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

The Women’s Business Center at the Salt Lake Chamber has been awarded the Utah Martin Luther King, Jr. Human Rights Commission’s 2003 Drum Major Award. Dr. King challenged us all to be "drum majors for justice, drum majors for peace, and drum majors for righteousness." To qualify for the Drum Major award, organizations must demonstrate "Unity Through Diversity. " The award was presented to the Women's Business Center last Friday. The Center conducts programs that encourage diversity. The Center offers a mentoring program for women business owners and counsels women and men in becoming certified as a minority-owned business. In addition to the Women’s Business Center, the Commission recognized FannieMae, the US Small Business Administration (which is also a partner in the Women’s Business Center) and the Salt Lake County, Division of Personnel, Office of the Mayor.

There are two great Chamber events this Thursday, January 23rd. The “Top Ten Stories of 2002” and “Business After Hours.” The Top Ten Stories of 2002 brings local media together on January 23rd at 7:30 a.m. at the Wyndham Salt Lake City. It’s a fun morning event and gives you a chance to meet some of the local newspaper editors, television anchors, and radio reporters.

The next Business After Hours networking event is at Rowland Hall—St. Mark’s also on January 23rd at 5 p.m. For more information on either event call the Chamber at 328-5077 or see us on the web at saltlakechamber.org.

THIS IS MICHAEL DE GROOTE FOR KSL NEWSRADIO 1160.

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