This week on the Utah Business Report

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In case you missed one or more of the Salt Lake Chamber’s Utah Business Reports on KSL News Radio, here is a recap of what we talked about this week.

Time is running out for the annual Downtown Dine O’ Round! You have until Sunday to get your fill at the 42 restaurants in downtown Salt Lake City. You don’t want to miss the wide range of cuisines being offered for this year’s event.

During the Dine O’ Round, diners can sample two-item lunches for $5 or $10, or three course dinners for $15 or $30.

Diners can also enter to win dinner for a year through a photo contest. Just snap photos from your Dine O’ Round experience and upload them on the Downtown Alliance Facebook page at

To see more details and a list of participating restaurants, visit

This week was the grand opening of the Brick Canvas at Thanksgiving Pointe. Brick Canvas, owned by Shelli Gardner, is a new area providing many services that help you look and feel your best, such as a Bikram yoga studio, a full-service spa, salons, as well as a fitness and nutrition center.

This week is also the grand opening sale for the new Honeyville store, located at 1850 South 389 West, right by the Home Depot and Costco just off of I-15 at 21st South.

Until Saturday, Honeyville will host giveaways, demonstrations and classes—and of course there will be prizes. Don’t miss your chance to win Honeyville’s one-year basic food storage supply kit!

Take your small business to the next level with the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program being offered by Salt Lake Community College starting January 2013.

There’s not much time left to apply – the deadline for applications is October first at five p.m. That’s this coming Monday, so start applying if you or your small business hasn’t yet.

The 10-thousand Small Businesses program will help you gain valuable, actionable skills, the opportunity to access capital, powerful networking opportunities and more. It works with your busy schedule and is available at no cost to those who are eligible.

To learn more about this program and to apply before the October 1 deadline, visit

Each year, the Chamber names one remarkable woman who demonstrates excellence, creativity and initiative in business, provides valuable service by devoting time and energy to improve the quality of life for the community.

The Chamber is proud to announce Gail Miller as the 2012 ATHENA award recipient.

Along with the ATHENA, the recipients for the Pathfinder award were also announced. Pathfinders are community leaders who have a history of support for women and women’s issues, and those who have worked to further the development and recognition of women.

This year, these women are Dr. Sarah George of the Natural History Museum of Utah, Debra Hoyt of Questar Corporation, Dr. Vivian Lee of University of Utah Health Science, Dr. Susan Madsen of Utah Valley University, and Molly Mazzolini of Infinite Scale.

The awards will be officially presented on November 15th at the 36th Annual Women & Business Conference and Wells Fargo ATHENA Award Luncheon. For the next few weeks, tune into KSL News Radio for more information on these amazing women.


As part of the Chamber’s 125th anniversary, we want to share the rich history of the members who have made the Chamber so successful.

Cargo-Link has been involved in international shipping and customs clearance services since 1976. It originally started as a small adjunct to Wycoff Trucking Company with a 500-dollar loan and with its original office in a janitor’s closet.

Later in 1977, Cargo-Link International went solo and has been growing ever since. Heavy involvement in the World Trade Association helped grow the business immensely. The company moved from sharing a small office above a warehouse near Pioneer Park in 1976 to their current modern location of 26-thousand square feet near the SLC International Airport.

Cargo-Link offers complete door-to-door services from anywhere throughout the world with an extensive network of agents. Their experienced staff provides services for customs clearance, freight by ocean, air or truck.

For the full reports from this week and weeks past, visit KSL Radio online. Remember to tune in between 12:30 and 1 p.m. to KSL News Radio every week day on 102.7 FM or 1160 AM. If your business is doing something great, let us know and we may just feature it on the Utah Business Report. 

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