Jr. Jazz clinics are almost here!

Did you know the Jr. Jazz is the oldest youth basketball league in the NBA – helping kids develop their basketball skills since 1983?

Our ROOT SPORTS network is a loyal supporter of the Utah Jazz and the Jr. Jazz program, and will be sponsoring the Jr. Jazz clinics at the start of August. Keep an eye out for the Utah Jazz coming to your neck of the woods!


Jr. Jazz Clinics

Congratulations to the two Utah business winners of I4E!

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Lori Bolen, owner of The Sister Shop, is presented with a certificate by Paul Merritt, Director of Commercial Sales in Utah.

We love supporting our local community here in Utah.  The Sister Shop in North Logan and Happy Monkey Hummus in Salt Lake City were recently selected as regional winners of the Innovations 4 Entrepreneurs (I4E) program.

Along with 30 small business winners from around the nation, the two companies were awarded $5,000 in cash, Comcast Business Internet and TV services for two years, and $2,500 to be used for other Comcast services. Both companies will also receive services from partners of Comcast Upware, including Cisco, Microsoft, Symantec, DocuSign, Soonr and Swiftpage Engage.

Lori Bolan, owner of  The Sister Shop said, “We have been wanting to start our own clothing line, so I was able to use the money to buy some fabric to get some custom clothing in our store.”

David McFate of Happy Monkey Hummus and Bolen were selected based on essays each wrote about their experience using Comcast Business Internet.

Congratulations to them both!

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Owner David McFate tells the story of how Happy Monkey Hummus got its start.




The People’s Hot List: Xfinity Customers Choose This Summer’s Hottest Shows and Movies


What if you could decide this summer’s hottest movies and TV shows…just by watching?

Next week, we’re kicking off “The People’s Hot List on Xfinity On Demand” to guide our customers through this summer’s hottest and most-buzzed about titles. And for first time ever, we’re putting our 20+ million customers in the driver’s seat and letting them determine the best of the best, based on what they watch.

It all starts on July 14 when we’ll post a compilation of the 200 must-see movies and TV shows and break them down into categories like Teen Favorites, Sitcoms & Satires, Oscar Nominees, Epic Romances, Family Hits, and Guilty Pleasures. The content will span the Xfinity On Demand library and include free, transactional and for purchase movies and TV shows, such as Teen Wolf, Ray Donovan, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, and Frozen.

Read more: http://corporate.comcast.com/comcast-voices/the-peoples-hot-list-xfinity-customers-choose-this-summers-hottest-shows-and-movies

Planning a Move this Summer?


Summer is here and folks move more during this time of the year than any other.

Moving? XFINITY® Movers Edge™ from Comcast makes it easy to transfer TV, Internet, Home and Voice services to your new home.

>> Learn more: http://www.comcast.com/move-transfer.html

XFINITY Refer-A-Friend Program is now LIVE!

It’s easy for existing customers to participate in this customer referral program. To get started, follow these simple steps:

* Sign up at www.comcast.com/referafriend
* Select your favorite ways to share with their friends (email, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn)
* Track which friends sign up
* Enjoy rewards of up to $500 in VISA® prepaid gift cards once new customers install qualified services 

Restrictions apply. Not available in all areas. To qualify as an advocate under the XFINITY® Refer A Friend Program (“Program”), you must sign in above and register at Comcast.com/ReferAFriend and agree to the Program terms and conditions. After enrolling, you will receive a unique invitation code (“Code”). The referred customer must be a new residential customer who signs up for qualifying service(s) on Comcast.com and must include the Code. The referred customer must activate XFINITY service(s) within 30 days of receipt of program referral and remain an XFINITY customer in good standing for 60 consecutive days before a Visa® Prepaid Card is awarded. Limit of up to $500 in Visa® Prepaid Cards per calendar year. Subject to XFINITY Refer A Friend Program terms and conditions. Cards are issued by Citibank, N.A. pursuant to a license from Visa U.S.A. Inc. and managed by Citi Prepaid Services. Cards will not have cash access and can be used everywhere Visa® debit cards are accepted. © 2014 Comcast. All Rights Reserved. Despicable Me 2 (PG) © 2013 Universal Studios. All rights reserved.

Happy Independence Day!

Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular

Wishing you and your family a safe and wonderful Independence Day holiday! And, join us for the “Macy’s Fourth of July Fireworks® Spectacular” on Friday, July 4 on NBC 7pm MT with Ariana Grande, Hunter Hayes, Miranda Lambert, Lionel Richie, Zac Brown Band and host Nick Cannon.

NBC celebrates the nation’s birthday with all-star performances by Ariana Grande, Hunter Hayes, Miranda Lambert and Lionel Richie on the live broadcast of the “Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular.”

Hosted by “America’s Got Talent’s” Nick Cannon, the show will air Friday, July 4 (8-10 p.m. ET/PT) with an encore presentation at 10 p.m. highlighting the second hour of the special.

The Brooklyn Bridge will serve as a dramatic stage for dazzling pyrotechnics as the 38th annual “Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular” returns to the East River. Set to deliver the nation’s largest display of patriotic firepower and ready to dazzle more than 3 million spectators and millions on television, the Macy’s Fireworks will be launched from barges positioned on the lower East River.

Since 1976 Macy’s Fireworks have grown in scale and artistry as they burst to life over many of New York City’s waterways and neighborhoods. Incorporating landmarks and milestones is a Macy’s Fireworks signature. Macy’s last showcased the Brooklyn Bridge in its fireworks spectacle in 1995. This year’s creative presentation of the bridge’s renowned architecture will reach new heights of imagination during the 25-minute display.

The telecast is a production of Universal Television in association with Macy’s. It is produced by Brad Lachman Productions with Lachman serving as executive producer. Bill Bracken is producer.

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Utah businesses named Comcast Business winners


Comcast Business and Inc. Magazine announced that 32 small business owners from across the U.S. have been named regional winners in the Innovations 4 Entrepreneurs Program, a national competition that will award more than $600,000 in cash and services ti aspiring entrepreneurs who are leveraging technology to enhance their business.

Local Utah businesses Happy Monkey Hummus & The Sister Shop were honored at a special award celebration with business leaders and community members at the Comcast Utah office in Sandy on Thursday, June 19. Special guests Isaac Jacobson and Brandon Fugal were onsite to lead the celebration.

Along with 30 small business winners from around the nation, Happy Monkey Hummus and The Sister Shop will be awarded $5,000 in cash, Comcast Business Internet and TV services for two years, and $2,500 to be used for other Comcast services. Both companies will also receive services from partners of Comcast Upware, including Cisco, Microsoft, Symantec, DocuSign, Soonr and Swiftpage Engage.

A complete list of regional winners and their essays can be found here.


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