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2017 Executive of the Year: Truman Hunt, Nu Skin

Truman Hunt and Blake Roney met in the mission field while speaking French. The two said bonjour again as roommates at BYU and later bishopric-mates in an LDS ward. Then the two left on splits as Roney founded Nu Skin while Truman earned a [...]

Provo’s connection to Panama — And why this island resort should be on your bucket list

Provo’s Palm Marketing has one of the best views in the county. Outside their second story windows, they watch happy couples outside the Provo City Center LDS Temple. Their desks shake when the Rooftop Concert Series fills Center Street with [...]

5 reasons to put Panama on the bucket list

As part of Utah Valley Magazine’s “I tried it” section, Editor Jeanette Bennett flew down to Red Frog Beach, a Provo entrepreneur-owned island in Panama, for a tropical adventure. Here’s five reasons Utah Valley travelers [...]

8 young women share message of faith at UN amidst snowed-in New York

On Monday afternoon, the United Nations in New York declared it was canceling all official events for Tuesday, March 14, on account of a major winter storm, which was expected to drop up to 18 inches and to close public transportation. Big [...]

8 young women to speak at UN about faith, family and motherhood

Although New York is expecting record snowfall in the next 24 hours, eight young women from Arizona, Utah and Idaho are bringing a downpour of ideas they will share on Tuesday, March 14, at 4 p.m. — rain, snow or shine. The young women, ages [...]

Christopher Clark pulls up a chair for his next act: A live performance of life with ALS

I walk past the remodeling contractors in the garage and step over building supplies as I make my way up the snowy wooden ramp at the Clarks’ Provo home for our morning interview (I later learn that 10 a.m. is the “crack of dawn” for [...]

Christopher Clark isn’t an ‘off-the-shelf’ director

When directing “Nosferatu” (based on a 1922 vampire movie), the play was also being shot on film as a live action, so the audience could watch on two levels — the actors on the stage as well as the screens showing the live filming.  For [...]

Fab 40: Raising the curtain on 40 fabulous people in Utah Valley

By Jeanette Bennett and Lindsey Williams Photos by Dave Blackhurst Props by SCERA and the Orem Michaels Awesomeness by the 2017 Batch of Fab Inspired by cover boy Christopher Clark’s fetish for theater, we unveil 40 other fabulous folk [...]

2017 Fab 40: Anadine Marshall

Age: 44 City: American Fork Casting call As pantry manager at Tabitha’s Way food pantry in American Fork, Anadine fed 750 people the week before our shoot. “We hug and feed people not only with food but with care and encouragement,” she [...]

2017 Fab 40: Jeff Parkin

Age: 51 City: Provo Casting call As co-creator of “Studio C,” co-creator and director of “Pretty Darn Funny,” co-creator of “The Book of Jer3miah,” and the magician behind the BYU Vocal Point videos, Jeff has made a major impact [...]

2017 Fab 40: Curtis Morley

Age: 43 City: American Fork Casting call In 2016, Orem’s Elevate Fitness set out to take an “average Curtis” and get him on a triathlon podium with the right training, nutrition and equipment. This father of five and serial entrepreneur [...]

2017 Fab 40: Ardice Lorscheider

Age: 44 City: Alpine Casting call A few of Ardice’s “hats” include infertility, business owner, mother of a special needs child, Utah Merit Mother, board member for American Mothers, and mother of three daughters. Dress rehearsal  “Ten [...]

2017 Fab 40: Heather Osmond

Age: 40 City: Cedar Hills Casting call As co-host of NBC’s “Parade of Homes” show debuting this fall in five western states, Heather will share the interior design tips and tricks she’s been shaping since opening Osmond Designs in 2010. [...]

2017 Fab 40: Cassandra Barney

Age: 49 City: Orem Casting call For Cassandra, art is a way of life. She’s married to an assistant professor in the BYU art department. And she’s the oldest child of James Christensen, who recently passed away leaving a colorful and winged [...]

2017 Fab 40: Brent Brown

Age: 58 City: Provo Casting call Brent opened for ZZ Top in the Salt Palace, and the Salt Lake Tribune wrote that his band was not distinctive. He looked that up in the dictionary and realized he his fellow musicians weren’t standing out [...]

Fab 40 2017: Dan McDonald

Age: 46 City: Cedar Hills Casting call The former lawyer for LDS Church President Gordon B. Hinckley has authored two Christian books, including “Gethsemamnesia,” a lulu.com national bestseller. Although Dan’s stomach is paralyzed and [...]

2017 Fab 40: Rhonda Bromley

Age: 48 City: Highland Casting call During Rhonda’s four years as principal at Lone Peak, she has faced the stereotypes and statistics head-on and involved the community in proactively creating a culture of resiliency. She’ll take her skills [...]

2017 Fab 40: Amanda Wilkinson

Age: 40 City: Lindon Casting call Although Amanda has dealt with the heartache of infertility and a critically ill child, her most difficult chapter came when her toddler, Bennett, passed away in his sleep right before his 2nd birthday. “The [...]

Faces of Fitness: The Trainers

Zac and Kami Price first started training clients in the garage of Zac’s dad (artist Gary Price). As their reputation and business grew, the duo opened Energy Explosion in Spanish Fork. Their clientele now ranges from elite athletes to a [...]

BusinessQ Roundtable: It’s the Law

Most commonly asked question they hear is, “Do I need a lawyer?” Yes, yes you do. Meet 5 of the best. Jeanette Bennett, BusinessQ: Describe the legal environment in Utah County. Bill Fillmore, Fillmore Spencer: In Utah, there’s a fairly [...]