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Networking – May 2020

NEW HIRES • Joel Ockey has joined Cornerstone Wealth Strategies Inc., a full-service independent financial planning firm based in Kennewick, as a wealth advisor. Ockey has been in the financial industry since 2002. After graduating from the University of Saint Mary in 2002, he became a financial advisor at Waddell & Reed in Portland, Oregon.…

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Business Briefs – May 2020

Most business insurance won’t cover pandemic Most Washington businesses will get little or no relief from their business insurance coverage. Most policies in Washington exclude pandemic and virus coverage, according to a poll conducted by Mike Kreidler, the state insurance commissioner. Only two listed pandemics in basic coverage, while 15 offered limited coverage through endorsements.…

Business Updates

Business Updates – May 2020

If your business is in Benton or Franklin county and has opened/moved/changed names in the last three months, please complete this form to be included in this listing. NEW LOCATION Chipotle Mexican Grill opened at 2673 Queensgate Drive in Richland. Hours: 10:45 a.m. to 10 p.m. Chipotle.com, 509-396-0314. MOVED Alpha Computer Center has moved to…

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Business Briefs – April 2020

IRS warns of coronavirus themed phishing calls The Internal Revenue Service is advising taxpayers that scammers are exploiting the coronavirus pandemic to trick victims into providing financial information or cash. Taxpayers may be contacted by phone, email or other means by scammers attempting to cash in on the pandemic and economic stimulus payments. The IRS…

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Networking – April 2020

NEW HIRES • The Port of Benton hired Miles S. Thomas as the director of economic development and governmental affairs. The port previously contracted Thomas as a consultant to fulfill the port’s economic development and state/local governmental affairs duties. After serving in this role for the first quarter of 2020, the port offered him the…

Business Updates

Business Updates – April 2020

If your business is in Benton or Franklin county and has opened/moved/changed names in the last three months, please complete this form to be included in this listing. NEW BUSINESSES Grocery Outlet opened its first location in Richland at 2901 Queensgate Drive. Hours: 8 a.m.-9 p.m. daily. MOVED Taylored Living Magazine moved into a new…

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Business Briefs – March 2020

AAA reports gas prices tumbling amid market uncertainty The national average for a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline has decreased by three cents to $2.32 in mid-March. The Tri-Cities’ average was $2.71 a gallon, which is lower than the statewide average of $3.05 a gallon, according to AAA. The market plunge is in response to…

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Networking – March 2020

NEW HIRES • Erika Wier joined Pasco’s Lourdes Health as chief financial officer in February. She previously worked at Memorial Medical Center in Las Cruces, New Mexico, where she was assistant chief financial officer and served as compliance officer and was responsible for the oversight of several departments, including case management, revenue cycle, information technology,…

Business Updates

Business Updates – March 2020

If your business is in Benton or Franklin county and has opened/moved/changed names in the last three months, please complete this form to be included in this listing. NEW BUSINESSES Wendy’s restaurant has opened its second Pasco location at 5706 Road 68. Burger King added a third Pasco location at 4501 N. Road 68 alongside…

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Networking – February 2020

Awards and Honors • Rich Breshears of Breshears Professional Photography in Kennewick has earned the photographic craftsman degree from Professional Photographers of America, a nonprofit photography trade association. The degree was presented at the association’s annual convention, Imaging USA, held Jan. 19-21 in Nashville, Tennessee. Breshears has met the standards of excellence set by PPA…

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