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Dept. of Workforce Services meeting in Midway

On April 23, the Mountainland Regional Council on Workforce Services for Summit, Wasatch and Utah counties will meet in Midway to discuss "Utah’s Demographic Transformation" and the State of the Region. For more information contact Julie Lay at 801-344-1253.

Whole Foods recognized by magazine for being green

Whole Foods Market has won a 2009 Green Choice Award from Natural Health magazine for the company’s commitment to substantial, Earth-friendly initiatives. The magazine also honors nine other companies in its May 2009 issue with its Green Choice Awards for alternative energy sourcing, energy reduction programs, recycling and composting initiatives, LEED certifications and overall track record.

Anxious hunters will be notified April 30

The winners of the 2009 Big Game Draw for big game hunting permits will be announced April 30, according to the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources. Unclaimed permits and general bull elk and buck deer permits go on sale June 11.

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Smith’s Customers invited to design reusable bag

The "Design a Reusable Shopping Bag" contest will give one lucky customer the opportunity to see his or her own artwork on thousands of reusable bags in 2009. Smith’s customers are invited to create their own bag design online at through May 15. Customers are encouraged to vote online for their favorite entry and the top 10 vote recipients. The selected winner will receive a $1,000 gift card and a chance to see their bag design sold in Smith’s stores.