Business Briefs March 7 to March 9
March 6, 2012
Contractors invited to window flashing demo
The Park City Building Department is inviting the public to a breakfast training at the Santy Auditorium on March 7th from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Te city will be going over proper window flashing techniques for both new and retrofit installations. A mock-up wall will be brought in for a demonstration. The Santy Auditorium is located in the Park City Library, 1255 Park Avenue, Park City. To RSVP email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 435-645-9363.
Consumer Protection warns of fake gift card
The Utah Department of Commerce announced that the Division of Consumer Protection is warning Utah consumers about a scam text involving Walmart gift cards. Residents have reported receiving text messages on their cell phones claiming that the recipient is the winner of a $1,000 Walmart gift card but need to enter a code word on a website to receive the prize. Division of Consumer Protection investigators looked into the offer and found that once a consumer entered information into the website, it asked the user to download a free software program that would record all keystrokes on a computer. If consumers were to fall prey to the scheme, they would be giving up bank account passwords along with other identifying information through the downloaded software. For more information visit http://www.consumerprotection.utah.gov
Barron’s Magazine picks Park City for second-home buyers
Barron’s Magazine, a subsidiary of The Wall Street Journal, named Park City, UT as one of the best places in the country to buy a second home. The article listed Park City for the winter and summer attractions the area has to offer.
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"Skiers love Park City for its powdery winters, but homeowners relish the summers, too. The crowds thin out, life slows down and the tall aspens lining the nearby Wasatch Range shimmer in the breeze," the article read.
Among other top second home options, the article listed Maui, the Hamptons and Aspen. To read more visit http://online.barrons.com and search "10 Best Places for a Second Home."