Flying Squirrel lands on King

Have you seen the snack place at the Rafferty midmountain station at Snow King Mountain Resort? It now has a name: The Flying Squirrel Snack Shack.

Art museum to host biz breakfast

If you’d like to attend Thursday’s Business Over Breakfast, the Jackson Hole Chamber of Commerce asks that you RSVP by 2 p.m. today. The event, 7:30 to 9 a.m. at the National Museum of Wildlife Art, will feature Jackson Hole Airport Executive Director Jim Elwood as the speaker. Breakfast costs $16 for members and $25 for others. You can register on the chamber’s website, JacksonHoleChamber.com. For questions email events@jacksonholechamber.com.

Tour operator does its BEST

Jackson Hole Wildlife Safaris became the latest business to achieve the Business Emerald Sustainability Tier (BEST) level of sustainable performance, a third-party certification by the Riverwind Foundation. The other BEST businesses or organizations are the Elk Refuge Inn, Flat Creek Ranch, Jackson Lake Lodge, the Jackson Hole Chamber of Commerce and Jackson Hole Airport

Chance Meeting is Monday

“Business: Good for the Community Beyond Economic Impact with Fred Keller” will be the theme of Monday’s Chance Meeting. The free networking event hosted by Silicon Couloir will be from 5 to 7 p.m. at The Rose. Keller, among other things, is the founder and chairman of Cascade Engineering in Michigan and a visiting lecturer at Cornell University. He has served on numerous boards and is the former board chairman of the Manufacturing Council, a private sector advisory committee to the U.S. Department of Commerce. “He believes that business has the unique opportunity to complement its efforts on financial performance with important work in the social and environmental arenas,” the event announcement said.

Ski Club to host mixer

The Jackson Hole Ski and Snowboard Club will hold a Chamber Mixer from 5 to 7 p.m. Aug. 8 at RPK3 in Teton Village. “Enjoy free bike park rentals and guides from 3-5pm, 10% off at JH Sports, food and beverages from RPK3, and the chance to spin to win prizes with raffle prizes from JHMR and JHSC,” the event announcement said.

Stay tuned for global forum

The Annual Global Economic Forum will run from 11:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Aug. 20 in the Jackson Hole High School auditorium. It’s sponsored by the Jackson Rotary Club and Chamber of Commerce and will feature panelists “with world class experience,” according to the invitation. If you are a Rotary member you can attend for free. For chamber members and others it costs $25. To register email events@jacksonholechamber.com. If you have questions to ask during the Q&A portion, email them to ted@tedladd.com.

Contact Jennifer Dorsey at jennifer@jhnewsandguide.com or 732-5908.

Jennifer Dorsey is chief copy editor and Business section coordinator. She worked in Washington, D.C., and Chicago before moving to the Tetons.

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