May 2010

Found 21 blog entries for May 2010.

Memorial Day Events around the Mid ColumbiaIn honor of those who have served and are serving there will be multiple ceremonies around the Mid Columbia on Memorial Day.  

At the Columbia Memorial Gardens in Pasco Washington the American Legion Post 34 will be holding a ceremony at 10:00 am and again at 1:00 pm at the Cityview Cemetery. Following the ceremonies will be beef stew and cornbread at the Legion Post in Pasco.

At 10:30 am at the new Washington State Veterans Cemetery, Governor Chris Gregoire will help open and dedicate the first state veteran’s cemetery which will be in Medical Lake. This cemetery will be able to serve nearly 140,000 veterans and their families in Eastern Washington.

Mueller's Funeral Homes will be holding two ceremonies; the first will be at 9:00 am at Riverview

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Clover Island Inn is hosting a Summer of Fun and Music on the Island this summer. One of the first events of the summer is the 6th Annual Live Jimmy Buffett Tribute Party on May 30. Come enjoy cheeseburgers and margaritas at the east end of Clover Island and music, the opening band will be Colorblind. Tickets are $15 per person or a table for 10 can be reserved for $190. Gates will open at 4:00pm, must be 21 or over to attend. Summer of Fun and Music on the Island is sponsored by KeyBank, 97.5 Cool FM, Ice Harbor Brewery, and the Port of Kennewick. For more information about the event call 509.586.0541.

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Cottonwood Springs
Cottonwood Springs Home, Kennewick WashingtonCottonwood Springs is a newer housing community nestled in the midst of hills in Southwest Kennewick. Many choose to live in the Cottonwood Springs Community for the open spaces and the large plots of land; most of the homes are located on a little less than one acre of land. Cottonwood Springs gives residents the felling of being in the country without being far from the core of the city. The community is within 15 minutes of Columbia Center Mall, Costco, Albertsons, parks, Columbia River access, and a plethora of other amenities.

Homes for Sale in Cottonwood Springs Kennewick Washington
Most of the homes located in the Cottonwood Springs Community are newer homes built within the last 7 years. Homes in the Cottonwood Springs sell

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On Thursday, June 3, the Tri Cities Legislative Council will be holding their annual Tri Cities Legislative Reception. The reception will take place at the Sandberg Event Center in West Richland, Washington from 5:30pm to 7:00pm. The purpose of this reception is the provide a way for the community to thank our area’s elected officials. Hors d’oeuvres and local wines will be provided for those in attendance. There will be a $25 cost per person which must be turned in along with registration by May 28. RSVP by calling 509.735.1000 or by emailing Jane Foreman. jforeman@tridec.org.

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LIGO, the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory in Richland Washington, will be giving a public tour on Friday, May 28 at 3:00pm. The two-hour tour will include a presentation by your tour host about the research LIGO is doing, a walking tour of the observatory, and a visit to the control room. All ages are welcomed on the tour, it is recommended that those interested in taking a tour wear comfortable walking shoes; the facility is wheelchair accessible.

LIGO is one of two gravitational wave observatories in the United States; its purpose is to detect gravitational waves in space-time. These gravitational waves are caused by the movement of large masses in space. For instance if there were two neutron stars orbiting each other their

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U.S. Army Sponsored Fever Game with Special Silent Auction for Wounded Warrior Project
This Saturday night, May 29, the Tri City Fever Football team will be playing against the Fairbanks Grizzlies. The Fever team and the U.S. Army will be joining forces for this memorial weekend game. Players of the Fever team will be wearing special edition U.S. Army camouflage jerseys for the game. During the game a silent auction will take place for the special edition jerseys to raise money for the Wounded Warrior Project.

The Wounded Warrior Project began in 2002 with the purpose of helping wounded soldiers. Today the mission of the Wounded Warrior Project remains the same, to honor and empower wounded warriors. One of the trademark activities of the project is

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Pasco School District, Homes For Sale

Pasco School District
The Pasco School District of Pasco Washington was the first official school district in the state of Washington. There are 19 schools in the Pasco School District; one early learning center, 11 elementary schools, 3 middle schools, 2 high schools, and 1 alternative middle and secondary school, and the State's first science, technology, engineering, and math high school – Delta. The district is currently serving around 14,000 students, 73% are minorities and 34% are learning English as their second language. Every year since 2000 there have been on average 525 additional students enrolled each year. In the Pasco School District there are over 1100 teachers, librarians, and counselors helping to educate the students of Pasco.

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Liberty Christian School
Liberty Christian School(LCS) in Richland Washington serves elementary, middle, and high school students around the Tri Cities and the surrounding area. LCS is accredited by the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI) and the Northwest Association of Accredited Schools. The objectives of Liberty Christian School are based off of six character builders; to establish Christian truth as a guide for life, to maintain a high academic standard, to instill pure morals, to generate a spirit of patriotism, to live a disciplined life, and to develop a high standard of sportsmanship.

Homes for Sale by Liberty Christian School
The community around Liberty Christian School is full of mature landscaping with large trees where

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The Tri Cities Quilters Guild Sponsors Rosemary Eichorn Workshop and Luncheon
The Tri-City Quilters Guild is sponsoring a workshop and a fashion show by the well-known fiber artist, Rosemary Eichorn. Friday through Sunday, May 14-16, Rosemary will teach a three-day workshop called Art Quilt or Reversible Vest with an Attitude at the Benton PUD Auditorium in Kennewick Washington. Rosemary’s workshop is for anyone with at least a basic knowledge of quilting who would like to tap into their well of creativity. The workshop will go from 9:00am to 4:00pm each day. The cost is $170 for members of the Tri-City Quilters Guild or $185 for non-members. For more information on the workshop, contact Barbara Minton at 509-588-3392.

On Monday, May 17th, Rosemary will

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The Red Mountain Lion's Club presents the 2nd Annual Fat Man's Bi-Athlon on Friday May 21st. With a $60 donation you will be entered into the 9 hole scramble, dinner, and entry in the Texas Hold'em Poker tournament. All proceeds benefit the Red Mountain Lions Club. There will be prizes for 1st and 2nd place teams in the golf tournament. Golf starts at 3:00 pm at the West Richland Golf Course, dinner and awards at 5:30, then to The Sandberg Event Center for poker tournament. For more information please contact Darrell Toombs at 967-8000 or Calvin Dudney at 948-5593.

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