Tuesday's Metro Business Report

Posted - Jun. 24, 2003 at 8:55 a.m.



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

According to Wells Fargo’s Wasatch Front area Cost of Living Report, the cost of living along the Wasatch Front rose for the second straight month in May. The increase of 0.7 percent is due to rises in the cost of utilities and food.

Camco Construction recently completed construction on the Portofino Plaza, a 20,000 square foot retail space in Orem, and a Corporate Express Building, a 88,000 square foot facility in Idaho Falls, and the new River Oaks Clubhouse in Salt Lake City.

Four Corners School of Outdoor Education will host its Second Annual Golf Ed-venture on July 19th at the Hideout Golf Course. Proceeds from the event will benefit the school’s Bioregional Outdoor Education Project and the Canyon Country Youth Corps program. For more information, go to www.fourcornersschool.org.

Willis Insurance Brokerage of Utah was recently acquired by Talbot Agency based in Albuquerque. The Utah office will continue to operate with the same staff—but under the Talbot name.

Learn how to “Sell Better By Using Emotions” at a seminar at the Salt Lake Chamber this Thursday, June 26 at 8:30 a.m. Suzanne Mark presents this sales seminar. For more information call the Women’s Business Center at the Chamber at 328-5051 or see us on the web at saltlakechamber.org.

THIS IS MICHAEL DE GROOTE FOR KSL NEWSRADIO 1160.

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