Business Briefs for Jan. 2 through Jan. 8
Fighting Hunger with a sweet tooth
For the month of February, Squatters and Wasatch Brew Pub locations will be offering a "Guilt-Free Dessert" for $5, donating 100 percent of the proceeds to Utahns Against Hunger, the Christian Center in Park City, and Hildegarde’s Food Pantry. The mission is to work to create both the political and public will to end hunger, according to the businesses. In Park City, donation will go to the Christian Center of Park City, an interdenominational, community-focused center. In Salt Lake City, donations will be directed to Hildegarde’s Food Pantry, a Wasatch Front resource for families struggling to feed children. The nonprofit coordinates with the Utah Food Bank and local stores to provide food for those in need.
Jupiter Bowl celebrates Super Bowl
Super Bowl Sunday fans can watch the entire game at Jupiter Bowl, with special packages on sale that include bowling and billiards on Feb. 3. The four-hour-long bowling or billiards packages include either one lane for six to eight guests from 4 p.m. to the game day awards ceremony with bowling shoes and an 18-inch pizza or one billiards table for two to six players with a pizza. Foor and drink specials include $13 pitchers of beer, $5 vodka cocktails, $4 Stella Arois, $5 wines and $14 18-inch pizzas. Appetizer specials will be announced on game day. For more information or to make a reservation, call 435-658-2695.
IRS opens tax filing season
The Internal Revenue Service opened the 2013 filing season, announcing a variety of enhanced products and services to help taxpayers prepare and file their tax returns by the April 15 deadline, according to a press release from the government organization. New and expanded services for taxpayers this year include a redesigned IRS.gov web site that’s easier to navigate and improved service options, including more video-conferencing assistance sites and additional social media tools, the release continued. For more information or help in how to file your taxes, visit http://www.irs.gov.
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A group of Park City residents on Monday night criticized the prospects of City Hall developing a workforce or otherwise affordable housing project in Old Town. The people at a Marsac Building event raised a range of issues.