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Shop Talk — January 2016

BBB warns of timeshare scheme The Better Business Bureau has received complaints about a timeshare purchasing business called All Business Consulting Services, which claims to be based in Dalton Gardens, Idaho. A consumer was contacted by phone by a representative of the company who offered to purchase the consumer’s timeshare in Mexico. The caller claimed […]

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Networking — January 2016

Brooks receives award Josh Brooks of Columbia Basin Denture Clinic has been presented with the 2015 Humanitarian of the Year Award from the Mustangs for Mustangs, a Prosser grassroots group. Mayor elected The Richland City Council elected councilman Bob Thompson as the city’s new mayor at its Jan. 5 council meeting. Councilman Terry Christensen was […]

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New Businesses — January 2016

NEW BUSINESSES Badger Mountain Yarns has opened at 114 Keene Road in Richland. The business sells yarn, knitting and crochet tools and accessories and offers classes. The hours are 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Saturday. For more information call 509-579-0090 or visit badgermountainyarns.com. The Chicken […]

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Shop Talk — December 2015

Food for Fines Drive The Mid-Columbia Library will have its annual Food for Fines Drive through Dec. 31. Library customers can pay their fines using non-perishable food items. Each food item counts as $1 toward overdue fines, up to $10 per account. All food will be donated to local food banks throughout the region. As […]

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Networking — December 2015

Faamausili selected Laauli Faamausili, a crop insurance manager for Basin Pacific in Kennewick, has been chosen to participate in Class 38 of the AgForestry Leadership Program. The program offers leadership development for those who work in the natural resource industries and related services in Washington state. As a member of the class, Faamausili will attend […]

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New Businesses — December 2015

NEW BUSINESSES Ann’s Best Creole and Soul Food Café has opened at 1901 Terminal Dr. in the Richland Airport. The restaurant serves Cajun and creole soul food and is open for breakfast and lunch. The hours are 6:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. Monday – Saturday. For more information call 509-947-3011. The business is also on […]

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Networking — November 2015

HomeStreet Bank honored HomeStreet Bank has received the 2015 American Bankers Association Community Commitment Award for its Hometown Home Loan Program. The award, sponsored by the ABA Community Engagement Foundation, was given to HomeStreet for its endeavors in the Affordable Housing category. HomeStreet’s Hometown Home Loan Program provides the employees of more than 175 public- […]

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New Businesses — November 2015

NEW BUSINESSES Bellevue Healthcare is now open at 223 W. First Ave. in Kennewick. The business provides home medical equipment, respiratory services and custom rehabilitation. The hours are 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and Saturday by appointment. Call 509-586-2778 or visit www.bellevuehealthcare.com for more information. Brewminatti has opened at 713 Sixth St. […]

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Fair gives to 2nd Harvest The Benton Franklin Fair donated $2,484 to 2nd Harvest Tri-Cities to help fight hunger and feed hope in the community. The fair donated $2 for each adult admission ticket sold on opening day before 2 p.m. An additional $412 was raised during the People’s Choice vote at the BBQ Cookoff […]

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