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5 08, 2022

New 988 Mental Health Hotline Launches

By |2022-08-05T09:19:21-07:00August 5th, 2022|Blog, Utah Community Builders|0 Comments

On July 16, the National Suicide Prevention Hotline number was changed to 988. The new, easy-to-remember code is a “historic milestone for mental health services," according to Rachel Lucynski of the Huntsman Mental Health Institute.  Not only can those in need now call the number, but they can also text. The number will direct users [...]

15 07, 2022

Students Lifting Utah: Hope Corps Interns Further UCB’s Priorities, Build up Communities

By |2022-07-15T13:48:25-07:00July 15th, 2022|Blog, Policy, Utah Community Builders|0 Comments

Utah Community Builders, the social impact foundation of the Salt Lake Chamber, has long been an organization designed to lift up communities and inspire positive change from within. In 2020, an initiative called Hope Corps was created as a direct response to the coronavirus pandemic. The initial goal was to assist and lift the businesses [...]

26 05, 2022

Spotlight on Doing Good: Ivory University House will create affordable student housing

By |2022-05-26T07:51:07-07:00May 26th, 2022|Blog, Utah Community Builders|0 Comments

Utah Community Builders frequently highlights businesses going above and beyond to make an impact in our community.  With a groundbreaking ceremony on May 13, the Utah-based Clark and Christine Ivory Foundation announced plans to partner with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to create Ivory University House, which will provide over 500 units [...]

24 05, 2022

Speaking on Business: Utah Community Builders

By |2022-06-09T14:14:34-07:00May 24th, 2022|Blog, Speaking on Business|0 Comments

The Salt Lake Chamber · Speaking on Business: Utah Community Builders This is Derek Miller Speaking on Business. Utah is a great place to live and do business. We are consistently ranked as best in the nation for our business-friendly environment, quality of life, and access to top-quality healthcare. To add to this quality of [...]

19 05, 2022

Local Leaders Honored at 43rd Giant in our City

By |2022-05-20T06:59:51-07:00May 19th, 2022|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

Utah’s business community recognizes local leaders’ contributions and positive impact throughout Utah Business and community leaders gathered Thursday at the Grand America Hotel to recognize Ray Pickup of WCF Insurance as the 43rd Giant in our City for his ‘exceptional and distinguished public service, as well as extraordinary professional achievement.’ The award is presented by the [...]

19 05, 2022

Resilience in Hospitality: Strengthening Mental Fitness in the Hospitality Industry

By |2022-05-16T10:32:41-07:00May 19th, 2022|Blog, Mental Health Month|0 Comments

The Salt Lake Chamber’s social impact foundation, Utah Community Builders, has partnered with the Utah Suicide Prevention Coalition and the Utah Restaurant Association to create a wellness guide for the hospitality industry. The guide, titled “Resilience in Hospitality: A Guide to Employee Mental Fitness for the Hospitality Industry,” is designed to strengthen the culture of [...]

17 05, 2022

Speaking on Business: LUX Catering and Events

By |2022-06-13T10:45:51-07:00May 17th, 2022|Blog, Speaking on Business|0 Comments

The Salt Lake Chamber · Speaking on Business: LUX Catering and Events This is Derek Miller, Speaking on Business. The hospitality industry is vital to Utah’s thriving economy. And like any business, has unique challenges when it comes to mental health. Kelly Lake, the managing partner at LUX Catering and Events, explains what their community [...]

16 05, 2022

Living Well in Law: New Mental Wellness Guide Created for Legal Professionals

By |2022-05-16T09:41:00-07:00May 16th, 2022|Blog, Mental Health Month|0 Comments

In an effort to strengthen the resilience, engagement, and mental fitness of Utahns working in law, the Salt Lake Chamber’s social impact foundation, Utah Community Builders, has partnered with the Utah State Bar and its Well-Being Committee for the Legal Profession to create a wellness guide entitled “Living Well in Law: A Guide to Building [...]

16 05, 2022

Speaking on Business: Well-being Committee for the Legal Profession

By |2022-06-13T10:51:45-07:00May 16th, 2022|Blog, Speaking on Business|0 Comments

The Salt Lake Chamber · Speaking on Business: Well-being Committee for the Legal Profession This is Derek Miller, Speaking on Business. Martha Knudson is a lawyer directing the Well-being Committee for The Legal Profession – a joint initiative of the Utah Supreme Court and the Utah State Bar. She’s with us today to share what [...]

5 05, 2022

Business Community Releases New Industry-Specific Employer Toolkits on Mental Fitness in the Workplace

By |2022-05-05T10:43:32-07:00May 5th, 2022|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

Utah Community Builders establishes new industry-specific guides to support mental wellness SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (MAY 5, 2022) – Utah Community Builders, the social impact foundation of the Salt Lake Chamber, along with business and community leaders debuted three new resource guides today for the construction, legal and hospitality industries. Each guide contains industry-specific data, [...]

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