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S.L. PLUMBING-HEATING FAIR THURSDAY AT THE FAIRPARK

The first-ever Salt Lake Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors' Industry Expo is scheduled to run from noon to 8 p.m. Thursday, June 17, at the Utah State Fairpark.The free event, sponsored by the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors National Association, will feature more than 30 exhibits providing information and installation tips from product manufacturers.

Free seminars also are planned. To ensure a spot in a class, call the association at 1-800-533-7694.

EX-IHC CHIEF TO RECEIVE 'GIANT IN OUR CITY' AWARD

The Salt Lake Area Chamber of Commerce will honor Scott S. Parker, former chief executive of Intermountain Health Care, with the "Giant In Our City" award during a 6 p.m. reception and 7 p.m. dinner on Tuesday, June 22, at the Little America Hotel.

The award, established in 1969, is the chamber's most prestigious honor.

Cost to attend the dinner is $120 per person or $1,200 for a table of 10. For more information, call 364-3631.

OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH CLINIC OPENS CENTER IN WEST S.L.

The Salt Lake Industrial Clinics have opened a new occupational health clinic at 1775 S. 4185 West, near the Bangerter Highway.

The clinic will offer services for the treatment of occupational injuries and occupational health monitoring. It includes three trauma rooms and six exam rooms.

DESERET GENERATION CO-OP SAYS IT'S READY FOR Y2K

Deseret Generation & Transmission Cooperative, Utah's second-largest power producer, announced recently that it has completed all inventories and testing necessary to make its computers and microprocessor-based equipment ready for the year 2000 date change.

Deseret's Y2K readiness project began in June 1998, and the company completed its project early.

The cooperative serves more than 38,000 customers in Utah, Wyoming, Nevada, Colorado and Arizona. It is owned by six rural electric cooperatives.

CHRISTOPHERSON FORMS LINK WITH MEETINGS AMERICA

Christopherson Business Travel, a Utah agency dedicated exclusively to business travel, is teaming with Meetings America, a Utah destination management company, to offer a new line of enhanced group, meeting and incentive travel services.

Marketing of the new and expanded services began June 1, with full roll-out scheduled for mid-July.

Michael A. Cameron, Christopherson's president and chief executive, said the partnership should help the company's sales continue to grow in double-digits during the next few years.