Business briefs, Dec. 12 – Dec. 15
Deer Valley Resort to hold welcome night
Deer Valley Resort is set to hold its annual Park City Welcome Night for seasonal workers on Dec. 17, from 5:30 p.m. until 9:30 p.m. at the Park City Marriott. According to Megan Wagner, recruiting coordinator at Deer Valley, the purpose of the event is to help workers, who often come from other states or other countries, familiarize themselves with the area. Representatives from the Park City Police Department, the Christian Center of Park City and the Park City Library will be in attendance. Food and beverages will be provided, and there is no cost for admission.
Athletic Republic teams up with Vail Resorts
A fitness program from Athletic Republic will become part of Vail Resorts’ Park City Employee Wellness program, the companies announced. According to a press release, Vail Resorts employees can now join Athletic Republic’s AR-FIT program, an hour-long workout designed for active adults. "Many of the positions Vail team members perform are physical in nature, and we know that being in better shape improves their ability to perform and enjoy their jobs," said Kathi Ehlers, safety and occupational health manager at Vail Resorts, in the release.
Governor appoints new state treasurer
Gov. Gary R. Herbert announced Friday that he is appointing David Damschen as Utah’s new treasurer. According to a press release, Damschen will replace Richard Ellis, who stepped down to pursue other opportunities. The state treasurer is responsible for the management of taxpayer dollars and oversees the disbursement of state funds. "David epitomizes our fiscal conservative approach to government," Herbert said in the release. "I have full confidence that his vision, knowledge and experience will continue to lead the Utah team to maintain our strong fiscal health and Triple-A Bond rating."
Deer Valley Resort hired Jamo O’Reilly as the director of lodging operations to oversee its more than 450 residences.