The Deseret News' Utah County Bureau invites members of the business community to share their announcements, ribbon cuttings, personnel promotions and other activities each Wednesday on the Utah County business page. Send information to 1 E. Center St., Suite 201, Provo, UT 84606, or call 374-1162.

The Commission for Economic Development in Orem has been awarded a $20,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to identify, organize and assist inventors and innovators, Executive Director DeLance Squire said.CEDO intends to provide a networking and informative setting whereby inventors and innovators can glean information to get their products from idea to prototype stage.

Anyone interested in any segment of the inventor-innovator process or wanting to be part of the group being formed should call Karen Stewart, CEDO marketing director, 226-1521.