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Cottonwoods Heights held its first-ever Recreational Lifestyle Fair June 30. GOED’s Tom Adams (Office of Outdoor Recreation) stopped by and was impressed by the event’s focus is on living a healthy lifestyle through outdoor recreation.

http://www.cottonwoodheights.com
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Recent highlights from PTAC: The Air Force Sustainment Center Aerospace Outreach to Industry and Focus on Defense Symposium took place June 14–15 in Ogden. It provided Utah businesses with a first-hand understanding of government needs for a significant industry sector in Utah.

Pictured l to r: Ogden Air Logistic Complex Commander, Brig. Gen. Steven J. Bleymaier; Utah PTAC Director Chuck Spence; Air Force Sustain Center Commander Lt. Lee K Gen. Levy II; RIAC Director Jennifer Gillum; and Principle Deputy Undersecretary of Defense for Acquisition Technology and Logistics, Alan Estevez.
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Congratulations to Orbital ATK for a successful QM-2 Static Test Firing at the Promontory plant test site this morning. "Test before flight."
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The State of Utah is transitioning its online bidding service to SciQuest. Vendors may now register with SciQuest. The State has begun posting new solicitations on SciQuest since April 2016 with correlating notifications will be posted in the existing system. Beginning March 2017, all State solicitations will be posted exclusively in SciQuest.

Windy Aphayrath (third from left) with the State’s Procurement Office was the lead presenter at an informational session this week at the Salt Lake Community College, Miller Campus.

Pictured with her (l to r) are Chuck Spence (PTAC), PTAC client Gina Harsh of Audio Systems Group, and Jonnie Wilkerson (PTAC).
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Congratulations to grand prize winner AST Composites and runners up Wavio and RedHed Tools who podiumed at yesterday's Grow Utah Concept to Company outdoor recreation innovation contest.

Tom Adams and Tara McKee of GOED's Office of Outdoor Recreation were on the judging panel.
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Congratulations to Ancestry on their new digs in Lehi!
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Utah, Texas and Tennessee got the top marks in the 2016 Thumbtack.com Small Business Friendliness Survey, which polled over 12,000 small business owner-operators from across the country on their policy preferences and evaluations of their state and local governments.

https://www.thumbtack.com/blog/2016-methodology/
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The 2016 Broadband Tech Summit will be held on November 9 in Salt Lake City. The summit will feature presentations from industry champions, policy insiders, and local broadband stakeholders.

The Broadband Outreach Center is seeking speakers who can deliver short, lively and insightful 20-minute presentations on broadband-related topics. If you are interested in presenting, please see:

http://broadband.utah.gov/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/call-for-presenters.pdf
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It was announced Friday that Henkel Consumer Goods Inc. has signed a definitive agreement to acquire The Sun Products Corporation from Vestar Capital Partners.

Sun Products, based in Connecticut and with operations in Salt Lake City, has a portfolio of leading laundry and household brands, such as all®, Sun®, Wisk®, Snuggle® and Sunlight®.

https://www.sunproductscorp.com/pdf/6-24-2106%20Vestar%20Sun%20announcement%20final.pdf
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Scouting is a great way to get young people outdoors, and thanks to a recent grand opening in Hurricane of the Marion D. Hanks Scout Camp, more than 15,000 youth and 5,000 adults from Beaver, UT to Mesquite, NV will have new outdoor recreational infrastructure at their disposal.

The facility features a 4,000 square-foot pavilion and training center, amphitheater, concrete pads for dining, a large grass area for camping and games and close proximity to the Virgin River for recreational water activities.

More here:
http://www.stgeorgeutah.com/news/archive/2016/06/07/rsw-boy-scouts-have-a-new-camp-marion-d-hanks-scout-camp-is-dedicated/#.V2v4DbgrLRa
HURRICANE — Southern Utah Boy Scouts have a new facility to call their own. Utah National Parks Council executives and members joined the celebration as the multi-use center at the Marion D. Hanks Scout Camp at Quail Creek was dedicated Tuesday. A joint effort between the Utah National Parks Council and the Southern Utah Home Builders …
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U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) loans are one of the most affordable sources of capital for small business owners. Fit Small Business ranked the best states for SBA loan accessibility, and Utah came in No. 1.
We rank the best and worst states to get SBA loans based on the number of SBA loans and SBA loan repayment rate in each state. Find out how your state did!
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Brett Heimburger, Director of GOED's International Trade and Diplomacy Office, met with numerous representatives of foreign firms to promote Utah as a premier business destination during this year's SelectUSA Investment Summit in Washington DC. The Summit is the highest-profile event promoting foreign direct investment (FDI) in the United States.
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The mandate for this office is to provide rich business resources for the creation, growth and recruitment of companies to Utah and to increase tourism and film production in the state.
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The Governor's Office of Economic Development charter is based on Governor Herbert's commitment to economic development statewide.

The mandate for this office is to provide rich business resources for the creation, growth and recruitment of companies to Utah and to increase tourism and film production in the state.

The Governor's Office of Economic Development accomplishes this mission through the administration of programs that are based around industries or "economic clusters" that demonstrate the best potential for development. The Governor's Office of Economic Development utilizes state resources and private sector contracts to fulfill its mission.

Mission of the Governor's Office of Economic Development 
To nurture an environment where Utah companies can be successful and the business community can create jobs that raise Utah’s citizen’s standard of living.