Mustang Sign Group in Kennewick is a state-certified woman-owned business. Owner Lauran Wang has completed one project because of the designation.

Certifications aim to help women-, minority-owned companies

By Robin Wojtanik An entrepreneurial spirit, combined with ingenuity and determination has helped Salina Savage grow her Richland-based business to the point where she may no longer be designated a small business. She’s had help along the way from the Washington State Office of Minority and Women’s Business Enterprises, or OMWBE. The Olympia-based office certifies […]

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Kennewick’s new Diversity Commission tackles complex issue

By Michelle Dupler After a year of discussion, the Kennewick Diversity Commission has an eye on making a report to the city council this fall on the state of diversity in the city and its recommendations for promoting inclusiveness. Commission Chairwoman Zelma Maine Jackson said the group recently concluded a citizen survey and is in […]

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