Business briefs, Dec. 20-23
Record-breaking travel expected in Utah
AAA Utah is expecting the most travelers ever during the holiday season. According to a press release, AAA predicts more than 7.4 million people who live in the Mountain West region to travel, which would represent a 3.2-percent increase over last year. Factors contributing to the rise of travel locally include lower gas prices and the fact Christmas falls on a Thursday, creating a travel season that is longer than that of most years.
Kimball Junction Business Association holds mixer
The Kimball Junction Business Association is holding a mixer on Jan. 8 to introduce businesses to other businesses in the area. According to the association’s newsletter, the mixer will be held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., though the location has not yet been determined. Those who are interested in becoming a member or need to renew a membership can pay dues at the mixer. For more information, visit kimballjunction.org.
Emily Burney has been selling her baked goods at the Park City Farmers Market since 2014. Earlier this month, she found a permanent location for her business, Auntie Em’s Baked Goods.