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Should Vest Pocket Change Our Name? We Want Your Input

Two decades ago, Vest Pocket Business Coalition was started by a group of local business owners that needed advocacy help to fix a challenging parking ordinance. A grass-roots coalition formed to address the issue and they were successful. In the last 20, years Vest Pocket has advocated for countless local businesses on a variety of […]

Vest Pocket Board Members Pushed For Reform of the Business Personal Property Tax at the Utah State Capitol on Nov. 27

Four members of Vest Pocket’s Board of Directors attended Monday’s joint Utah House and Senate Revenue and Taxation Committee hearing to urge lawmakers to reform the Business Personal Property Tax. The issue was the biggest area of concern voiced by attendees of Vest Pocket’s October small business advocacy planning meeting. Speaking before the committee, Burton […]

Rave Reviews for November’s Event: “My Business Is Out To Get Me! Reducing Stress and Finding the Work/Life Balance”

On Nov. 8, 2017, Vest Pocket Business Coalition presented “My Business Is Out To Get Me! Reducing Stress and Finding the Work/Life Balance.”  During this workshop, presenters Steven Beal and Debbie Coleman walked attendees through a custom workbook to help them create a personal action plan for: Finding a work/life balance Finding time for exercise De-stressing […]

Thank You For Joining Us For Our “Local Business Advocacy Planning Breakfast”

Vest Pocket Business Coalition held our Local Business Advocacy Planning Breakfast on October 25 at the Pig & a Jelly Jar restaurant in Holladay. More than 30 business owners attended to learn from founding board member and past-President Karin Palle about Vest Pocket’s long history of advocating for local, independent businesses. This was followed by a […]

Opportunities Abound To Get Involved with Vest Pocket

Vest Pocket is growing quickly and we’re looking for volunteers who are passionate about helping local, independent business owners. Currently, we’re looking for people who have a few hours each month to help in one of the following roles: Board Treasurer For this role, you need not be a CPA or accountant but an understanding of […]