Business Briefs for Oct. 29-Nov. 1
October 28, 2011
Understanding health insurance seminar held Nov. 2
Local attorney Barbara Maw will offer a free seminar about the health insurance industry titled, "Don’t Leave Yourself Exposed; Get Covered!" on Nov. 2 at 7 p.m. at Riff’s Acoustic Music at 1205 Iron Horse Drive. For more information, call 655-3818.
Support Summit Land Conservancy with a lift ticket
Park City Mountain Resort recently announced the Summit Land Conservancy as the benefactor of its ninth annual Park City Mountain Resort Benefit Days. A limited number of specially priced $25 lift tickets went on sale Oct. 26 and are available until they run out. The tickets are valid from Opening Day to Dec. 16. Additionally, the resort will sell extra tickets to raise money for its newly created Park City Mountain Resort Legacy Fund, which will be used to continue the resort’s support of local non-profit organizations and will be managed by the Park City Foundation.
Sundance announces new director of media relations
Sundance Institute recently announced the appointment of Sarah Eaton to director of media relations. Eaton will oversee media relations for all programs of the non-profit Institute, including the annual Sundance Film Festival. She will begin Nov. 14, reporting to director of external relations Jennifer Arceneaux.
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Employers invited to educational seminar Nov. 16
Any Utah employer is eligible to attend a free breakfast seminar on using social media sponsored by the Department of Workforce Services. The event is Nov. 16 from 7:30 to 9 a.m. at 1385 South State Street in Salt Lake City. Space is limited; make a reservation by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org .
Homeowner sweetens pot for Realtors offering $500,000 commission
According to a press release, Scott Venturelli is offering a 13-percent commission to any Realtor who can sell is 7,000-square-foot Glenwild home. He is asking $3.9 million for his 10 acres, and will pay $500,000 to the buyer’s agent who can arrange the sale. That’s a commission of 13 percent. The average is three percent. "Immediately after sending the offer, the phones started ringing," said Venturelli’s agents Ann MacQuoid and Jake Doilney in the press release. "This may not be the complete solution in a challenging real estate market, but we are definitely seeing some interest," Venturelli said. "I think it is an unprecedented step that has drawn a lot of attention and motivated agents and potential buyers alike." For more information, contact MacQuoid at 640-0512 or Doilney at 640-5212.
Corradini elected to head international women’s group
Parkite Deedee Corradini was recently elected as President of The International Women’s Forum. According to a press release, the organization promotes better leadership for a changing world and has 5,000 members. Through its Leadership Foundation Fellows program, over the past 18 years IWF has sponsored hundreds of women of diverse backgrounds who have reached new levels of achievement due to the yearlong intensive training and mentoring imitative. The program is run in conjunction with Harvard Business School and INSEAD’s Global Leadership Center in Fontainebleau, France. In addition, IWF’s Executive Development Roundtable initiative provides customized executive development to enhance women’s leadership for organizations around the globe.