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LOCAL ACTIVITIES MARK MINORITY BUSINESS WEEK

"Minority Business- Strengthening America's Competitive Edge," is the theme of the national Minority Enterprise Development Week, Oct. 9-15.

Local activities include the Ethnic Young Achievers Scholarship breakfast to be held Monday, Oct. 3. Honorees will receive $1,000 scholarships from contributors that include nine major corporations and banks.The annual Business Awards Luncheon will be held on Wednesday, Oct.5 at the Marriott Hotel from noon to 2 p.m. Ginger Conrad, publisher of "Minority Enterprise Entrepreneur" magazine, will be the keynote speaker.

The luncheon is open to the public. Tickets are $25 per person.

The activities are sponsored by IMPACT Salt Lake City Minority Business Development Center and the U.S. Small Business Administration, Salt Lake City District Office.

For reservations or more information, call Cherie Westover at 328-8181.