Business Briefs: 3/16 to 3/19 |

Business Briefs: 3/16 to 3/19


Ski for Life Fundraiser scheduled

Canyons Resort is teaming up with the American Cancer Society for their annual Ski for Life Fundraiser scheduled for Saturday, March 29, at the Grand Summit Hotel at 4000 Canyons Resort Dr. This year’s Olympic-themed relay event is now registering team members and taking donations.

As of Thursday, March 18, eight teams and 17 participants have raised $4,515. To register a team or donate online, visit All registered team members and individuals will receive a discount of $50 off their ski pass for the day.

Freebirds now open at Junction

Freebirds World Burrito held its grand opening at 1784 Uinta Way at Kimball Junction on Monday, March 10. This is Mark and Chris Beck-McKay of MC Food Service, LLC’s third location.

Freebirds offers burritos and burrito bowls, and its mission is "to feed your belly and soul." It is now open Monday through Thursday from 11 a.m. until 10 p.m., Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. until 11 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. until 9 p.m.

Westminster offers women free training

Westminster College and the Utah Microenterprise Loan Fund are seeking female entrepreneurs for a free training program, "Revolutionary Banking on Women," the third session of which begins in April. According to a press release, the program helps female entrepreneurs star their own businesses by providing business plan development and access to funding.

The program was launched in 2011 by GE Capital, which will provide 15 scholarships to qualified applicants for the 15-week program. Applications are being accepted online through March 20 at

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