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Around Utah

Sarah Cutler

September 1, 2011

Farmington - PARK LANE VILLAGE broke ground on a new apartment complex that will include five three-story buildings with 324 one- and two-bedroom apartments, from about 600 square feet to nearly double that size. Situated near Station Park shopping/entertainment area, the project is billed as a transit-oriented development. It will be close to FrontRunner, Legacy Parkway and I-15.

Farmington - CINEMARK opened its complex at the southern end of Station Park. The 54,000-square-foot complex is the second major business to open at Station Park, which is expected to bring a diverse mix of commercial enterprises to Davis County. The new complex will feature Cinemark NextGen theater auditoriums with wall-to-wall screens, 100 percent digital projection and an enhanced sound system equipped with 7.1 digital surround sound.

Ogden - The nation’s second-largest online retailer of home goods, CSN STORES LLC, opened a 50,000-square-foot customer service and distribution center at 550 S. Depot Drive in Business Depot Ogden. CSN employees at the Ogden facility handle in-bound sales and customer service inquiries, as well as product receiving and shipping.

Ogden - UNION GRILL celebrated its 20th anniversary with an old-fashioned, summertime block party. It took place on the Fountain Plaza at Ogden’s Historic Union Station in front of the restaurant. Located in Ogden’s Historic Union Station among art galleries, museums and unique architecture, Union Grill was founded by Kym and Pete Buttschardt. It opened on January 3, 1991 with only six employees.

Jack B. Parson Companies Takes Top Spot at Roadeo

Ogden - JACK B. PARSON COMPANIES (JBP) clenched the top spot for the eighth time at the annual northern Utah Ready Mix Truck Roadeo. The Roadeo is sponsored annually by the ASSOCIATED GENERAL CONTRACTORS OF UTAH. Daren Rawson of JBP’s Ogden plant achieved the highest score during the competition and was presented a cash prize and plaque recognizing him as the winner.

JBP selected three drivers to participate in the competition based on their safety record, professionalism and years of service. Rawson has been a JBP employee for 21 years and has an excellent safety record. Two other JBP drivers, both with decades of safe driving experience, participated in the event.

Three different tests were administered during the Roadeo, including a written test, a pre-trip inspection conducted by the Utah Highway Patrol, and a driving test that measured the driver’s skill in maneuvering, backing, turning and stopping the mixer. Concrete placement and chute handling skills were also tested during the event.

“Congratulations to this year’s winners and participants,” says Bob Rowberry, JBP president. “Our employees continually demonstrate their determination to strive for excellence in their driving skills and safety.”

Rawson will represent JBP at the National Ready Mix Concrete Association Roadeo held Sept. 25 in San Diego, Calif.

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Park City - RECYCLE UTAH celebrated its 20-year anniversary. The nonprofit has an educational outreach program and a recycled building material center, where it bales and processes much of the materials it collects. In the next two to three years, Recycle Utah plans to relocate to a larger facility.

Midway - FILL’ER UP COFFEE STATION in Midway now offers ice cream. It is selling fresh ice cream and sorbets in Midway and at the Park City Farmer’s Market at Canyons and at the Park Silly Sunday Market. Fill’er Up is located at 201 E. Main Street.

Park City - The PARK CITY CHAMBER/BUREAU changed its internet domain name from www.parkcityinfo.com to www.visitparkcity.com. This change makes the agency’s address more consistent with similar agency addresses across the country.

Park City - The new 24,760-square-foot Park City Clinic Building opened. The building is anchored by the PARK CITY CLINIC, which is the family medical practice’s second location. The facility is also home to APPLEGATE HOMECARE AND HOSPICE, CAFE GALLERIA, INTERMOUNTAIN PARK CITY SPINE AND PAIN CLINIC, INTERMOUNTAIN PARK CITY UROLOGY, SUMMIT PEDIATRICS and THE PHARMACY AT PARK CITY CLINIC.

Park City - SKULLCANDY, INC. announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 9,441,693 shares of common stock at a price of $20 per share. Skullcandy is offering 4,166,667 shares and the selling stockholders are offering 5,275,026 shares. Certain selling stockholders have granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 1,416,253 shares of common stock to cover over-allotments, if any. Skullcandy will not receive any proceeds from the sale of shares by the selling stockholders. The shares are trading on Nasdaq Global Market under the ticker symbol SKUL.

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