Briefs Feb. 20-23, 2008
February 19, 2008
Andy Garland named Zions Bank’s branch manager of the year
Zions Resort Bank has named Andy Garland of its Park City office "Branch Manager of the Year." The surprise announcement was made Feb. 5 before a crowd of more than 400 employees at the bank’s annual managers’ conference in Salt Lake City.
Garland was recognized for his branch’s excellent performance in customer service, deposit growth, loans and sales. He received a commemorative plaque and a week-long vacation for two to either Hawaii, Mexico or the Caribbean.
"I’m surrounded by great employees who contributed to the branch’s performance, so this honor really was a team effort. With the help of our staff, and with the support of customers in our community, we have a great bank here in Park City," said Garland.
Garland has worked for Zions Bank in Park City for six years and sits on the board of Ski Utah. He and his staff volunteer to support student reading programs at McPolin Elementary School.
For more information about Zions Bank, visit http://www.zionsbank.com .
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In response to growing healthcare issues in Utah, Smith’s Food & Drug Stores will immediately offer generic drugs for $4 per prescription in all its stores in Utah. The program will benefit individuals and families without insurance and outdoes the co-pay many health plans impose for generic drugs.
The $4 price will apply to more than 300 generic drugs prescribed for 30-day use and will be available at 47 pharmacies at Smith’s stores in Utah, including Park City. The initiative includes generic alternatives for some of the most commonly prescribed drugs used to treat conditions such as diabetes, asthma, depression, heart disease, thyroid and other health problems. A list of the participating pharmacies and eligible generic drugs are available at smithsfoodanddrug.com/generic or by calling 1-877-4RX-LIST (1-877-479-5478).
Consumers interested in these low-price generic drugs should consult their doctor or a Smith’s pharmacist to determine if a generic drug is available for their prescription. These $4 prescriptions are available in Smith’s pharmacies, online and through telephone orders for customers to pick up in a store.
Separately, Smith’s will offer generic versions of the family planning drugs Ortho Cyclen(R) and Ortho Tri Cyclen(R) (28-day supply) and a fertility drug for $9.
For more information visit http://www.smithsfoodanddrug.com . Park City’s Smith’s Food and Drug has pamphlets available at the pharmacy that lists the generic drugs available. For more information, call 649-7606.