Jan 06, 2013 (Standard-Examiner - McClatchy-Tribune Information Services via COMTEX) --
Louis Gossett Jr. to speak at WSU
OGDEN -- Weber State's Center for Diversity & Unity will host a talk by Academy Award winning actor Louis Gossett Jr. on Thursday.
Gossett will speak on "Eracism" at his appearance, at 10:30 a.m. in the Wildcat Theater, Shepherd Union, WSU, 3848 Harrison Blvd. Gossett is founder of the Eracism Foundation (www. eracismfoundation.org).
"Our mission is to eradicate the systematic impacts of all forms of racism by providing programs that foster cultural diversity, historical enrichment, education and antiviolence initiatives," reads a statement on the website.
The free event will serve as a kickoff event for the Martin Luther King Jr., holiday. For more information from Weber State, call 801-626-7243.
Ogden Clinic gains new staff members
OGDEN -- Nearly 50 new health care providers are joining the team at Ogden Clinic. Seven physicians, two mid-level providers and more than 40 staff members from the Ogden Women's Clinic will be serving women's health care needs.
"We are proud to bring together two exceptional organizations to provide women with the best health care services possible," said Ogden Clinic CEO Paul Schofield. "Our patients come first, and this partnership will enable Ogden Clinic to provide a greater depth and breadth of services to the women in our community. We are ecstatic to welcome the physicians and staff from Ogden Women's Clinic to our team."
Deputy director at Commerce named
SALT LAKE CITY -- Thomas Brady has been named the new deputy director of the Utah Department of Commerce.
He replaces Thad LeVar, recently appointed by Gov. Gary R. Herbert to serve on the Public Service Commission.
Brady has been with the Utah Division of Securities within the Commerce Department for more than three years. He most recently served as director of enforcement.
Brady and his family live in Centerville.
Chamber to honor Davis School Dist.
KAYSVILLE -- The Davis Chamber will present its Legacy Award to the Davis School District during its Annual Awards Banquet on Jan. 18.
The event will be held at the Davis Conference Center in Layton. The public is invited to attend, and reservations are required.
The Legacy Award is the highest honor the executive board of the Davis Chamber can bestow and is designed to recognize individuals or institutions that have demonstrated a significant positive impact on Davis County, sustained over years, Chamber of Commerce President Jim Smith said.
For more information about the banquet, visit www. davischamberofcommerce. com or call 801-593-2200.
Cities will share cost of traffic study
FARR WEST -- Council members approved a plan to share the costs with Pleasant View for a traffic study on 2700 North.
The cities have been working together to develop plans to bring in more commercial development to the area.
Councilman Boyd Ferrin said the cost of the traffic study is not to exceed $12,000, with each community providing up to $6,000.
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