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Logan - UTAH STATE UNIVERSITY has completed testing all of its student athletes using a SMART EquiTest system as part of an interdisciplinary concussion research project jointly led by the Athletics Department and the Department of Communicative Disorders and Deaf Education.
Ogden - GOLDENWEST CREDIT UNION launched its new website at www.gwcu.org. Members and guests visiting the new Goldenwest site will be welcomed with a clean design, fresh images and user-friendly navigation.
Riverdale - AMERICA FIRST CREDIT UNION launched an advanced mobile banking system that includes apps for Android and Apple operating systems. Mobile banking is highly integrated with America First’s existing online banking system, allowing members to view their multiple accounts with only one login.
Sunset - EPICWAVE, a club for underage teenagers, opened at 309 W. 1300 North. The club allows students to control the music played, even offering teens the opportunity to DJ.
Woods Cross - ANYTIME FITNESS expanded with a new Fitness on Request program. The program provides an introduction to fitness regiments ranging from kick boxing to weight lifting. Short DVDs are available on each fitness regime in a new, separate fitness room at the 24-hour gym, which has relocated to 533 W. 750 South.
Davis County - Prince Bodyworks renamed itself to STRUCTURA BODY THERAPIES, marking a new structure and experienced management team.
Bountiful - UPTOWN CHEAPSKATE opened at 460 W. 500 South, occupying the former Deseret Book location. The store offers clothing and accessories for up to 70 percent off mall prices. Customers can sell their gently used clothing and receive cash or in-store credit.
Layton - The DAVIS AREA CONVENTION & VISITORS BUREAU received a $78,660 state grant to promote tourism to the county. The Utah State Office of Tourism awarded $1.4 million to various tourism-related entities and programs across the state.
Centerville - LARSON ELECTRONICS’ MAGNALIGHT released an explosion-proof LED light fixture. The four-foot-long, four-lamp LED light fixture replaces traditional fluorescent-equipped fixtures and provides more light with less power consumption as well as better contrast and good color rendering.
Bountiful - Used-car seller JMJ AUTO SALES opened at 1545 S. Main St. The company specializes in cars in the $5,000 to $15,000 range.
Setpoint Ammunition: A New Way to Build Precision Ammo
Ogden - SETPOINT AMMUNITION, a company launched by Setpoint Systems, announced the opening of its custom precision ammunition ordering system and manufacturing facility.
Setpoint Ammunition manufactures custom rifle ammunition built to the demanding tolerances required in precision sporting and tactical shooting applications. By visiting www.setpointammo.com, consumers are able to create their own cartridge “recipe” by choosing specific components, the exact powder charge and overall cartridge length, at competitive pricing.
“Our experience in pyrotechnics and case manufacturing made it a natural fit for Setpoint to develop an ammunition system,” says Steve Nuetzman, vice president of engineering.
Setpoint Ammunition’s initial offering is limited to the popular long-range standard 7.62x51/.308 WIN cartridge. Additional cartridge selections are expected to be announced in the near future.
Snowbird - SNOWBIRD SKI AND SUMMER RESORT launched a Local Hero Point of View video contest. Snowbird, The North Face, Powder magazine, Snowboarder magazine and Wasatch Powderbird Guides teamed up to sponsor this ultimate POV video challenge.
Heber - The first phase of WASATCH COMMONS, an apartment complex with 168 units, held an open house to celebrate its completion. Located at 2790 North Commons Boulevard near the UVU Wasatch campus, the complex is now the largest in Wasatch County.
Park City - TANGER OUTLET CENTER launched its PinkSTYLE campaign. The 18th annual campaign sold 25-percent-off Pink Cards and new 30-percent-off Powerful Pink Cards to help raise money to fight breast cancer. Money raised by Tanger through its sale of Pink Cards is donated locally through the Stanley K. Tanger Breast Cancer Fund to the American Cancer Society Great West Division.
Plaza Palooza Finale to Benefit the Huntsman Cancer Foundation
Park City - The SILVER STAR CAFÉ and RESORTS WEST held the inaugural Rock for Research fundraiser to benefit the Huntsman Cancer Foundation in the final Plaza Palooza celebration. The Silver Star Café hosted Plaza Palooza on the Silver Star Plaza in Park City with live music.
The Motherlode Canyon Band, featuring Park City Mayor Dana Williams, headlined this event. A taco bar by the Silver Star Café was available with a portion of sales benefitting cancer research.