Start the year off right at Financial Peace University! Bethel Church in Richland Washington will be holding this 13 week course beginning Monday, January 24 from 6:30-9:30pm. The course costs $100 and covers the cost of all the course materials. Childcare will be available if you have children. If you think you might be interested in attending the course then check out one of the preview sessions before you commit. The preview sessions are January 9 at 4:00pm and January 10 at 7:00pm.

Financial Peace University was created by Dave Ramsey to help families and individuals take care of their debt and learn how to live smarter financially. During the 13 weeks of FPU those in attendance will learn about saving, communicating with your significant other…

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Have you made your New Year’s Resolution yet? If your resolution has anything to do with living a healthier life style then check out the Tri City Health and Fitness Expo. The Expo will take place Friday, January 7 from 12:00pm-8:00pm and Saturday, January 8 from 10:00am-6:00pm at the Three Rivers Convention Center in Kennewick Washington.

The expo will feature dozens of Tri Cities Washington businesses covering all aspects of health, fitness, nutrition, and wellness. Vendors include representatives from many local businesses such as the Tri City Court Club, Gold’s Gym, Advocare, Costco, Lourdes Medical Center, Golf Universe, Super Supplements, Qliance Medical Group and so many others. There will also be numerous 45-minute seminars for you to attend…

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This weekend the Mid Columbia Mastersingers presents A Big Band Christmas performance. This musical performance will take place Saturday night, December 18, in the Chiawana High School auditorium, in Pasco Washington, beginning at 7:00pm. The performance will feature soprano Carisa Simpson, baritone Jeremy Irland, and the Columbia Basin Jazz Orchestra directed by Randy Hubbs. The Mid Columbia Mastersingers will also provide a special presentation of The Pacific Northwest Premiere of a Cantata.

Tickets can be purchased at the door, and the cost is $20 per adult, $15 for senior citizens and college students. There is no charge to attend for kindergarten through high school students.

For more information about this event or the Mid Columbia…

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This New Year’s Eve head over to the TRAC Arena in Pasco Washington for PBR Bull Riding! Doors will open at 6:00pm but the event will not get started until 7:00pm. This Bull Riding event is part of the PBR Pro Touring Division and is sponsored by local businesses and organizations such as 97Rock, Legacy Ford, KORD, Ranch and Home, and Budweiser.

Tickets can be purchased at several locations throughout the Tri Cities including the Kennewick Ranch and Home, Pasco Ranch and Home, and the TRAC. General admission tickets for adults is $20, reserved tickets for adults is $25, Gold reserved tickets are $30 and children ages 4-11 are $15.

For more information about the PBR Bull Riding event visit the TRAC website or call 509.543.2999.

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What follows is a letter submitted by the Tri Cities Home Builders Association's Reneé Dahlgren to the Pasco City Counsel and the Franklin County Commissioners in opposition to the proposed Pasco School District impact fees. We too are opposed to the idea and HBA's letter sums up our thoughts exactly.

On behalf of the Home Builders Association of Tri-Cities (HBA), I would like to submit our opposition to proposed traffic impact fees suggested by the Pasco School District's Superintendent in the December 2nd article in the Tri-City Herald. First, we fully understand the need for the Pasco School District to find ways to fund their capital projects. Our members don't just build in this community – they live and play here too, and their children attend…

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On Friday, December 17, from 7:00-9:00pm the REACH Interpretive Center will be hosting the monthly 509Art Salon. The 509Art Salon is a place for local artists and art enthusiasts to get together to meet one another, it is also a place for them to discuss and experience art in Eastern Washington. During the December Salon come and hear about the REACH and the 2011 Mardis Gras event, discuss how to incorporate the Arts community into the event, and learn about Richland’s desire to add art along the Columbia River. The December 509Art Salon will take place at the REACH Interpretive Center in Richland Washington.

If you are planning on attending make sure to RSVP to 509.943.4100 so the REACH can plan for feeding everyone.

Mark your calendars for the…

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On December 17 come out to watch the Tri City Americans Hockey team and support a great cause. The Tri City Americans and the Washington State Potato Foundation are joining together for this game to recognize agriculture. The Tri City Americans will be playing the Vancouver Giants at 7:05 pm at the Toyota Center in Kennewick Washington. For AG Nights, ticket prices have been discounted, each ticket will cost $10; $3 of the proceeds will go to the Washington State Potato Foundation.

The purpose of the Washington State Potato Foundation is to provide scholarship money for students who desire to pursue a career in agriculture related areas. The scholarship is open to students in both Washington and Oregon who are in the process of obtaining a two or four…

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‘Tis the season to be giving! This afternoon, December 4 from 3:00 - 5:00 pm, Historic Downtown Kennewick will be holding Warm Hands, Warm Heart. At 3:00pm Santa will make a grand entrance into Flag Plaza in Kennewick Washington, Santa will be riding in style as he enters in on a vintage fire truck. After his grand entrance, Santa will be available for pictures with a small donation to Pet over Population. Throughout the afternoon several groups and individuals will provide music, they are: Miss Tri Cities, Finley 8th grade girls, and The Merrie Greenwood Players.

Merchants and vendors in historic downtown Kennewick will accept donations of hats and mittens throughout the afternoon, these donations will be given to Safe Harbor Crisis Nursery. Stores…

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West Pasco home for sale at 2420 North Road 72is an energy efficient home that includes plaster walls and new dual-paned windows. Country kitchen open to dining, heatalator brick fireplace in large living room. 8x14 cellar for canned goods or wine. Family room with wood stove and den on lower level with big laundry area. Large jetted tile tub and separate shower in main bath, and a great deck with panoramic views with a slider off the master bedroom. Covered carport and detached garage with workshop. Pole barn, fruit trees, and a garden area. Open or cover RV parking. Please email or call for details... (509) 438.9344 ~ Colleen Lane :)

 

About Pasco Washington Pasco is a picturesque city in Franklin County, Washington, USA. Situated in the…

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The Benton Franklin chapter of the American Red Cross has scheduled several blood drives throughout the Tri Cities Washington. The Red Cross depends on the kind generosity of healthy members in the community to give blood each and every day. The life span of cells is not long, platelets only last up to 5 days and red blood cells last up to 42 days. Visit any of the scheduled blood drives or go to the Tri Cities Donor Center to give the gift of blood this holiday season.

Friday, December 3
The Tri City Donor Center will be open between the hours of 8:30 am and 1:30 pm at their Richland Washington location. If you are unable to make it at this time, head over to the Richland Safeway between 10:00 am and 3:00pm.

Monday, December 6
If you are close to…

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