Franklin County’s TRAC
facility will now be called The HAPO Center.
Franklin County announced
March 12 that it has entered into an agreement with HAPO Community Credit Union
for the naming rights of the facility.
The agreement runs for a
10-year period and is valued at $1 million.
“Franklin County is pleased
to partner with HAPO in this endeavor as they are making a substantial
investment in the community. This is a significant contribution to the
financial success of the facility, thus reducing the burden on county
taxpayers,” said Keith Johnson, administrator for Franklin County, in a
The facility formerly known
as TRAC, which stood for Trade, Recreation and Agricultural Center, opened in
The complex at 6600 Burden
Blvd. features a 38,184-square-foot exposition hall, 39,200-square-foot indoor
dirt floor arena, atrium and three conference rooms, totaling more than 84,000
square feet of exhibit space.
The HAPO Center will
continue to be owned by Franklin County, with operating support from the city
of Pasco, and it will continue its mission of providing space for trade,
recreation, agriculture and commerce events, Johnson said.
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