Business briefs, May 20-23
Park City joins nonprofit effort
Park City has joined a website that allows companies or other groups that hold corporate retreats in town to give back to the area’s nonprofit organizations. According to a press release from the Park City Chamber/Bureau, Park City is one of 38 cities across the country listed on givinggood.com, which makes it easy for companies to donate money or other support to the town’s nonprofits. “We are proud to be one of the first cities in America that encourages meeting planners to make an immediate and direct impact on our local non-profit community as well,” said Bill Malone, president and CEO of the Chamber/Bureau. “These non-profits provide vital services and are part of what makes Park City a unique community, creating a set of values that puts social consciousness front and center and makes us proud to call this place our home.”
Chamber/Bureau to host summer kick-off
The Park City Chamber/Bureau is set to hold its annual summer kick-off expo. According to the organization’s website, visitparkcity.com, the event is designed to celebrate and educate people about activities and other offerings in town during the summer. The expo, which will feature free food, a cash bar and prizes, will highlight more than 40 local businesses. The event is scheduled for June 1, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Boneyard Saloon & Kitchen. The event is free and open to the public. The registration deadline for businesses to participate is May 29.
Board of Realtors doles out scholarships
The Park City Board of Realtors is awarding $22,500 in scholarships to local students this spring. According to a press release, three students at Park City High School will receive $2,500, while two students apiece from Wasatch High School, North Summit High School and South Summit High School will be given scholarships.
11 Hauz, which opened last summer, serves traditional Jamaican food such as jerk chicken and shrimp, beef patties and fried plantains.