Business briefs, Jan. 23-26 |

Business briefs, Jan. 23-26

Business Association to hold meeting

The Kimball Junction Business Association is set to hold a meeting for members to discuss small business fraud prevention. According to a newsletter, Andrew Wright, a lieutenant with the Summit County Sheriff’s Office, will give a presentation on identifying fraud, how businesses can protect themselves from it, and what a business should do if it’s victimized. The meeting, which is free for members, is scheduled for Feb. 10, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., at the Swaner EcoCenter. Those wishing to attend are asked to RSVP by Feb. 8 to .

New director of outdoor recreation named

The Governor’s Office of Economic Development has announced Kenneth Thomas (Tom) Adams as its new director of the Office of Outdoor Recreation. According to a press release, Adams has been involved in the outdoor industry for more than 20 years, most recently as sales director for Petzl, a company that manufactures high-end climbing equipment. He will be tasked with overseeing the state’s goals for outdoor recreation and programs. "Outdoor recreation is a key industry in Utah providing direct economic benefits for our residents," said Gov. Gary Herbert in the release. "Tom’s experience and enthusiasm will help our state’s outdoor recreation industry achieve new levels of success."

Restaurant to hold costume competition

The Viking Yurt, a fine-dining restaurant at Park City Mountain Resort, is set to hold a costume competition called "Ski Like a Viking, Dine Like a Viking," on Jan. 31. According to a flyer, participants must stop by the restaurant between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. to show off their costumes. Three winners will be named at 4 p.m. and will each receive an evening dinner for two dining certificates worth $260. For more information, email .

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