Business briefs for Wednesday, Oct. 25
Susan Barrell, owner of Frozen Music Design, will put on a trunk show at Down Under Dreaming Australian arts and crafts store at 614 Main Street on Oct. 27 and 28 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. and on Oct. 29 from noon to 6 p.m.
Barrell works primarily with trade beads, both those from the expansion period in the 1600s, 1700s and 1800s. She also carries ancient and excavated beads. Recently, she has been finding more far eastern (trade winds) beads from China, Tibet and Thailand.
She also uses more contemporary beads along with older ones in her designs, but the focus for Frozen Music Design is Barrell’s interest in the history and cultural importance of the beads and "how much they still speak to us today and still look wonderful worn!"
For the event, Barrell is trying to get Leo Hakola to attend. Hakola is a nationally known expert on old beads and has been featured in many articles. He has many great stories of where the beads come from and the lore behind them.
For more information, Barrell can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org or at (801) 277-2475.
Chief of U.S. Peace Corps to speak at Deer Valley
Women Lawyers of Utah will host Chief of the United States Peace Corps Josephine Olsen, a graduate of the University of Utah, as keynote speaker at their annual fall retreat at Deer Valley Oct. 27 and 28.
Olsen was nominated by President George Bush and sworn in as the deputy director of Peace Corps in 2002. She came to Peace Corps from the Academy for Educational Development in Washington, D.C. Previously, Olsen was the executive director of the Council for International Exchange of Scholars, the organization responsible for managing the Fulbright Scholar program. She served at the Peace Corps in a variety of positions from 1979 to 1984 and again from 1989 to 1992. She served as chief of staff for directors Paul Coverdell and Elaine Chao; regional director for North Africa, Near East, Asia and the Pacific, and country director in Togo. From 1966 to
1968, she was a Peace Corps volunteer in Tunisia.
Olsen is a graduate of the University of Utah and received a master’s degree in social work and doctorate from the University of Maryland.
Coldwell Banker announces new additions
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage has announced the addition of Kati Irwin, Ron Ratcliffe, Lori Regan and Amber Small to its Park City sales team. Irwin is an experienced agent from Lewis Wolcott & Dornbush. Ratcliffe, Regan, and Small are recent graduates of Stringham Real Estate School.
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