Business briefs for Wednesday, Oct. 11
Jones Waldo will be presenting a free employment and labor law seminar on Oct. 17 at the Silver King Hotel from 9 a.m. to noon. The seminar will provide a detailed overview of employment law issues relating to "Hot Topics in the Park City Employment World."
Annual Fashion event scheduled
The Park City Women’s Business Network will be hosting the Annual Scholarship Fundraiser and Fall Fashion Affair on Wednesday, Oct. 18 at Hotel Park City’s Sleigh Restaurant, starting at 5:30 p.m. Cost is $55 per person and proceeds will benefit the scholarship fund for Park City High School female graduates pursuing degrees in various fields. The event is open to the public.
Last year the PCWBN awarded four $2,500 scholarships to deserving Park City High School students and the group is excited to try to top that number this year. In addition to supporting a worthy cause, guests will have the opportunity to check out exciting new fall fashions provided by Mary Jane’s, Cole Sport, Bunya Bunya, Envy, Chester’s Blacksmith Shop, Jessie’s, Sisters, RJ Designs and more.
Tickets are available for purchase at Mary Jane’s and Cole Sport, or if you would like to donate an item for the auction/opportunity drawing, call Candy Erickson at (435) 640-3498.
Free workshop on Lean Enterprise
The Park City Chamber/Bureau has teamed with the Manufacturing Extension Partnership to provide an introductory class on Lean Enterprise. This free two-hour seminar will be held at the Park City Library on Oct. 18 from 8-10 a.m. A continental breakfast will be served.
Park City Group gets patent, releases earnings
Park City Group announced the approval of U.S. patent 7,113,904 B2, which is described as a "system and method for providing dynamic, multiple-language support for application programs." The patented technology is a quick-switch tool that allows users to change the language of a software application in real time with a single mouse click.
The company also announced financial results for the 2006 fiscal year ending June 30, 2006. For the full year, the company reported revenues of $7.1 million compared to $3.6 million in 2005, a 95 percent increase. Net income for the 2006 fiscal year was $1.4 million versus a loss of $3.4 million for the 2005 fiscal year.
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