Leadership Park City announced Bob Richer as the recipient of its third annual Community Leadership Award. This award recognizes a member of the community who through sustained involvement, commitment and exemplary leadership has made significant contributions to the greater Park City community. The Community Leadership Award is presented annually at the Leadership Park City reception and final banquet in late October. Richer has served the Park City community in an array of roles and causes for over 25 years. He has served as president of the Egyptian Theatre Board, President of the Park City Board of Realtors, President of the Park City Library Board and was instrumental in moving the library to its new location on Park Avenue. He served on the Park City Council, fought for open space as the co-chair of the Citizen’s Open Space Advisory Committee, helping Park City pass its first open space bond. His most recent role is serving as our Summit County Commissioner.
Leadership Park City is a year long, community-based leadership training program designed to provide emerging leaders with new and additional skills, tools, contacts and motivation to help them make positive and lasting contributions to Park City and Summit County. Testing laboratory holds grand opening Rocky MountainTesting Solutions (RMTS), Utah’s first military specification testing laboratory is holding a grand opening Thursday, Nov. 17 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at its facility in Roy at 4066 South 1900 West, Bldg 5.
Rocky Mountain Testing Solutions is a joint venture between Setpoint, which has manufactured award-winning automated equipment solutions for the last 13 years, and the Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) Utah which has served Utah manufacturers for the past decade.
Rocky Mountain Testing Solutions will have the capability to perform random vibration testing, dynamic shock testing,temperature/humidity testing, altitude testing, thermal shocktesting, transportation vibration testing, drop and compression testing, and cycle/fatigue testing. For more information visit http://www.rockymountaintestingsolutions.com. Talking about taxes forum On Nov. 16, the Family Investment Coalition will hold a "Talking about Taxes" panel discussion and community forum to explore the roles that taxes and tax policy play in economic development and in the lives of Utahns. The forum is open to the public and will include economists, policymakers, and business persons. The panel will be moderated by KCPW’s Lara Jones and recorded for future broadcast. The Family Investment Coalition’s "Talking about Taxes" Panel Discussion and Community Forum will run from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Salt Lake City Public Library Main Branch Auditorium. For more information or to register, please call 801-521-2035 x 131 or e-mail andrew
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