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Todd Burnette, a 17-year strategic marketing management veteran, was named to the position of vice president of brand management and marketing at The Canyons Resort. Burnette most recently held the position of vice president of corporate development for the Houston Rockets where he helped develop partnerships with several local and national companies, including McDonald’s, SBC, Cingular and Band of Texas. Before joining the Rockets, Burnette opened the Park City office of Mountain Sports Media and Warren Miller Entertainment and he held the position of vice president of corporate sales and marketing for the Park City based United States Ski and Snowboard Association. While at the USSA, Burnette was responsible for more than tripling overall sponsorship revenue while developing partnerships with several Fortune 500 companies, such as Chevy, Trucks, Sprint, Visa and Charles Schwab. In his new position, Burnette will be responsible for all aspects of brand management, including advertising, promotions, direct marketing, events, public relations and web communications for The Canyons. Wells Fargo employees honored at Philanthropy Day

Wells Fargo team members Durell Dibb, Patricia Mize and Denis Winslow recently were presented Heart and Hands awards at the seventh annual Utah Philanthropy Day luncheon and award ceremony hosted by the Utah Nonprofits Association and the Utah Society of Fund Raisers.

Since its inception, Utah Philanthropy Day has recognized outstanding volunteers and philanthropists for their leadership, dedication and remarkable contributions in the community. The ceremony was held at the Little American Hotel in Salt Lake City. The three Wells Fargo employees were honored for their contributions to Friends for Sight, Ronald McDonald House and the YMCA of Salt Lake City. Liquor stores closed on Thanksgiving

The state liquor stores will be closed on Thanksgiving and will reopen on Friday with normal hours. The state liquor store at 524 Main Street is open from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. and the Prospector liquor store at 1901 Sidewinder Drive is open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

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