January 2011

Found 11 blog entries for January 2011.

Bethel Church in Richland Washington will be holding a worship conference and concert for anyone who is interested in coming. Refined Worship Conference and Concert will take place on February 26 at the main Richland Campus of Bethel Church. The Conference is from 1:00pm-5:00pm and costs $35 per person. There will be a large group session with Jeff Deyo and smaller workshops on various instruments and some for tech teams.

Following the Refined Worship Conference will be the Refined Worship Concert featuring Jeff Deyo. Doors will open at 5:30. There is no cost to attend, a free will offering will be taken to offset expenses, net proceeds will go to a local charity.

For more information about the event or to register for the conference call Melody

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This weekend head over to the TRAC in Pasco Washington to check out the 18th Annual Sportsman Show! The show lasts all weekend long, January 21-23. The Annual Sportsman Show is open to anyone from around the region! There will be outdoor equipment, a trophy antler collection, kid’s fishing pond, free air rifle range, free kids’ casting contest, free hourly hunting and fishing seminars, retriever demonstrations, and more. The 3D archery shoot will be back by popular demand, set up and sponsored by Colyak Bowhunters. Cee Dub Welch’s popular outdoor cooking camp will also be returning.

Many of the exhibitors this year are retail merchants, factory representatives, outdoor clubs and organizations, taxidermists, wildlife artists, fishing boat salesmen,

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The Columbia Basin College Arts Center is pleased to bring you another presentation in their Community Lecture Series. This Thursday, January 20 at 7:00pm, Professor David Bullock will present “A Strike to the Heart: Historical Memory and Roslyn’s Western Miners Union” at the Kennewick Washington branch of the Mid Columbia Library.

Professor David Bullock will tell the story of the early miners in Central Washington who dedicated their time to creating a new and independent union. The miners hard work had a huge impact on coal operators, the United Mine Workers, racial and ethnic tensions, communist influences, neighborhood infighting, and finances.

For over 30 years Professor David Bullock has studied and taught political communications, he is now

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One of the few homes available on the Lake in Badger Mountain Village, this 2049 sq ft beauty enjoys all the benefits of a master planned community. Sit on your back porch and enjoy the peace and serenity of the lake in your private backyard. Beautiful home with granite countertops, tile flooring, lots of storage, and an open floor plan. Upstairs is a large room with private full bath and perfect as a 2nd master, guest suite, or workout room. Enjoy great Richland schools, easy freeway access, and plenty of great shopping. Recreation includes miles of bike paths along the Columbia River and Richland's many parks.

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The annual Tri Cities Family Expo at the TRAC in Pasco Washington is coming up soon! This is a great place for the whole family! The event takes place Friday, January 28 from 12:00pm to 8:00pm and Saturday, January 29 from 10:00am to 6:00pm.

On both Friday and Saturday the Pacific Science Center will have their Planetarium display with an educational presentation every 30 minutes. The Family Expo will also feature live entertainment from a variety of groups and individuals such as Ronald McDonald; he will perform on Friday at 5:00pm and again on Saturday from 1:00-3:00pm. Show off your mad dance skills at the Dance Contest Saturday between 11:30-12:30. Check out the game room sponsored by Gapwest Broadcasting for a chance to win some great prizes.

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The Art Department at Columbia Basin College is proudly hosting the exhibit, Encased in Wax. Encased in Wax features 37 small scale encaustic paintings by Susan Najarian and Patricia Baldwin Seggebruch, Western Washington artists. Each of the 37 pieces of art was created using an ancient form of painting called encaustic, this means that layers of pigment are covered in wax and combined to support the heat. Each painting is a representation of the outside world whether it is a depiction of people, plants, or animals.

The exhibit is located in CBC’s Esvelt Gallery in Pasco Washington and is open beginning on January 10 through February 3. The gallery is open to the public Monday –Thursday from 8:00am to 8:30pm and Friday from 8:00am to 4:30pm; the

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Come out and support local Tri Citians as they take the plunge, Polar Bear that is, for Special Olympics Washington. The Polar Bear Plunge, presented by the Law Enforcement Torch Run Campaign, will be held on January 22 at Columbia Park in Kennewick Washington from 10:00am-1:00pm. Be a part of the “coolest” event in the Tri Cities by either jumping in or making a donation. All proceeds go towards supporting the local Special Olympics programs throughout the year. To participate in the Polar Bear Plunge, register online at the First Giving website.

The next event sponsored by the Law Enforcement Torch Run Campaign will be the Red Robin Tip a Cop for Special Olympics. Mark your calendars for March 26, 12:00pm to 8:00pm and plan to come out to support

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The Multicultural Club at Washington State University Tri Cities presents the 3rd Annual Martin Luther King Jr. event. The event, which will occur January 14, features an inter-generational panel at 6:30pm to discuss civil rights accomplishments and current challenges. Panelists will include Dr. Novella N. Bridges, a senior research chemist at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory; Zixu Ha, the ASWSU Tri Cities President; and Jack Hamann, author of On American Soil: How Justice Became a Casualty of WWII. The first 350 guests in the door will receive a free sit down dinner. Following the panel and dinner at 8:00pm, Larry Fuller will be doing a Jazz performance with guest singer, Shilah Phillips.

The 3rd Annual Martin Luther King Jr. event will take

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All you wine lovers out there, check out the newest winery in Richland Washington, Hamilton Cellars. Join owners Russ and Stacie Hamilton as they end their long journey with the opening of their tasting room today, January 5. The winery will feature 2006, 2007, and 2008 vintages. The focus of the winery will be Malbec, a red grape commonly grown in Bordeaux region of France. Not many wineries are using the grape for anything other than a blending grape. Winemaker for the Hamiltons, Charlie Hoppes thinks there could be a lot of interest in it. Along with the wines featuring Malbec, Hamilton Cellar’s will also release a merlot, cabernet sauvignon and a white blend of viognier and semillon.

The tasting room will be open Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday from

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The real estate forecast is looking great for the Tri Cities Washington area according to Veros Real Estate Solutions, a Santa Ana, California based technology firm. Veros has predicted that 40% of the major metro areas across the nation are expected to see home prices going up.  This forecast issued by Veros utilizes over 50 factors to enable them to produce trustworthy predictions about market trends. Some of the factors used to predict these market trends include unemployment and housing inventory levels.

One of the projected top five strongest markets is our very own Tri Cities Washington. The Tri Cities – Kennewick, Pasco, and Richland – has been predicted to see a 3.4% increase in home prices. According to Eric Fox, Vero’s vice president of

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