2 12, 2019

President’s Message: Homeless Shelters Transition: We Must Provide Refuge and Assistance to Those in Need

By |2019-12-02T11:05:56-07:00December 2nd, 2019|Blog, Policy, President's Message|0 Comments

As Shelter the Homeless is following through on plans to build and staff new resource centers and has closed the Road Home shelter on Rio Grande Avenue, some are expressing concern that people in need will literally be left out in the cold. These concerns are borne out of empathy and compassion — great qualities [...]

23 05, 2019

Buy Local: It’s Good for Your Health and the Economy

By |2019-05-23T09:40:21-07:00May 23rd, 2019|Prosperity Project|0 Comments

This month marks the return of local summer farmers markets. This increasingly popular way of getting fresh, local food to the dinner table is not only good for your health, but it’s also good for the local economy and it’s driving the growth that we’re seeing in Utah’s agriculture industry. According to the 2017 Agriculture [...]

25 04, 2019

Ballet West to Screen the Utah Premiere of ‘Danseur’

By |2019-04-25T12:45:31-07:00April 25th, 2019|Member News|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY, UT—Opening the third-annual Choreographic Festival, Ballet West will present the Utah premiere of Danseur, at the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center on Wednesday, May 8 at 7pm. The film, about the struggles of men in pursuit of their ballet dreams, will follow a panel discussion moderated by dance journalist Kate Mattingly, with panelists [...]

23 01, 2015

Beautifying Downtown – or Else

By |2017-03-07T15:06:57-07:00January 23rd, 2015|Ball Era, Chamber History|0 Comments

In 1973 the Environmental Protection Agency dropped a bomb on Salt Lake City’s downtown–or so it seemed to the participants at the time. They included the Salt Lake Area Chamber of Commerce, which was deeply involved in the Main Street Beautification program that, in Fred Ball’s terms, “would forever change downtown Salt Lake City.” In [...]