Articles in the ‘Shop Talk’ Department

Shoptalk

Apr
2014

Bottled water available for nonprofits Campbell & Company has 10,000 16.9 oz. bottles of privately-labeled bottled water available to donate to nonprofit organizations in Benton, Franklin and Yakima counties. The bottled water can by used to earn money. Nonprofits must make a request to Campbell & Company that includes the organization name, tax ID number, […]

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Networking

Apr
2014

Kurion receives certification Kurion Inc., an innovator in nuclear and hazardous waste management, has received the ISO 9001 certification in quality management for its Richland, Wash. and Loveland, Colo. offices, which were previously the offices of Vista Engineering Technologies. Kurion acquired Vista Engineering in February. The ISO 9001 Certification is for Kurion’s facilities at 1355 […]

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Moves/New

Apr
2014

NEW BUSINESS   Wetzel’s Pretzels has opened at 1321 N. Columbia Center Blvd., inside the Columbia Center. The pretzel store is located near the food court and Aeropostale. The store is open from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday. For more information visit www.wetzels.com. Crown Moving […]

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Shoptalk

Mar
2014

NFCS reports earnings Northwest Farm Credit Services, the Northwest’s largest agricultural lending cooperative, announced 2013 earnings of $236.9 million, an increase of 26.5 percent, compared to $187.3 million in 2012. During 2013, the association’s loan portfolio grew 1.8 percent and credit quality improved significantly. Nonaccrual loans declined $83.7 million or 49.2 percent to end the […]

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Networking

Mar
2014

HBA names winners   More than 12,000 people attended the Home Builders Association of Tri-Cities; 2014 Regional Home and Garden Show in February. The show featured more than 200 exhibitors and more than 4,600 pounds of food was collected for the Salvation Army. The following exhibitors won awards: Rock Placing Company & Heritage Professional Landscaping […]

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Moves/new

Mar
2014

  NEW BUSINESSES The Cellular Connection, Verizon Wireless Store, has opened at 1041 George Washington Way in Richland. It is open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. everyday. The Richland store offers a variety of home solutions including audio systems, TV programming and home phone services that work with the customers’ wireless plans. There are […]

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Shoptalk

Feb
2014

Volunteers sought Energy Northwest is seeking volunteers for its Second Annual Kid’s Engineering Day. The event will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 22 at Sunset View Elementary School in Kennewick. No technical knowledge is required. Anyone who would enjoy putting together a hands-on activity to help teach children from kindergarten through fifth […]

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Networking

Feb
2014

Gisi retires from Bank Reale Dennis Gisi, CEO of Bank Reale in Pasco, retired from the position he has held since 2009 on Jan. 31. Gisi is a co-founder of the bank and has served as director, chairman of the board and CEO. He will continue to serve on Bank Reale’s board of directors and […]

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Shoptalk

Jan
2014

  Mid-Columbia Libraries changes magazine loan period In an effort to allow customers easier, timelier access to popular magazines, the Mid-Columbia Libraries changed its magazine loan period from three weeks to one week, starting Jan. 1. Library card holders also have access to magazines for free with no waiting via Zinio on www.midcolumbialibraries.org. Customers can […]

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Networking

Jan
2014

Fillafer named director Susan Fillafer has been named as the new regional director for Junior Achievement of Southeastern Washington. Fillafer previously was the JA’s marketing and development manager. She was chosen for the new position because of her leadership skills, business management and networking ability. Fillafer has overseen some of the biggest and most successful […]

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