February 2014

Found 74 blog entries for February 2014.

A Quilter’s Journey –Tri Cities Washington Quilters Guild Quilt ShowThe Tri-City Quilters’ Guild will be having their 31st annual quilt show entitled “A Quilter’s Journey” on March 21 from 10AM-6PM and 22 from 10AM-5PM at the Three Rivers Convention Center in Kennewick, WA.

Tri-City Quilters’ Guild’s Mission
Founded in 1982, this non-profit charitable corporation’s mission is to promote the love of quilting through education, fellowship, and sharing quilts with selected human service organizations in the area. They are able to satisfy these purposes through monthly meetings, friendship groups, community service sewing days, and a variety of other events, including the yearly quilt show each March.

Purpose of the Quilt Show
The quilt show’s purpose is not only to show off each member’s quilts but also to feature

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Fountain Hills In Kennewick
Homes for Sale, Fountain Hills Kennewick WashingtonLocated at the heart of the Tri-Cities, Fountain Hills is just minutes away from shopping malls, restaurants, parks, schools and freeway access. A short distance away from Costco, the Columbia Center Mall, and many other attractions, the Fountain Hills area offers a wide range of entertainment amidst a peaceful, welcoming and secure community.

Located in Southeastern Washington along the Columbia River and the famous Lewis and Clark Trail, Kennewick offers many recreational opportunities for the outdoorsman (or woman). There are several hiking trails in the local mountains and various water recreational activities like kayaking, boating, jet skiing, and more. Kennewick is also home to several sports teams: the Tri City Americans

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Fourteenth Annual Pooch and Pal Run Walk along the Columbia RiverYou are welcome to join this event with or without your pooch beside you. This is a 1-mile, 5k, or 10k run or walk happening along the Columbia River on March 22 at 9:00AM. Starting point for the event is at Columbia Point Marina in Richland (just behind Anthony’s).

Dogs and Dog Owners Unite
This is something for all dogs and dog owners to enjoy. There will be veterinarians and vendors present on the day of the event with giveaways, raffle draws, and more. Spudnut Shop in Richland will be donating free Spudnuts while Dutch Bros Coffee will sell coffee and cocoa for $2.00.

An Event to Benefit Homeless Dogs and Cats
Proceeds from this event are for the benefit of homeless dogs and cats, so they can find homes and families through Pet Over Population

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Desert Plateau In Pasco
Homes for Sale, Desert Plateau Pasco WashingtonDesert Plateau is a 216-household neighborhood located in Franklin County. Desert Plateau includes residences on Hilltop Drive, Desert Plateau Drive, Mojave Drive and 8 others. Other nearby neighborhoods include Desert Oasis, Desert Wind Estates and Riverview Heights.

Pasco is home to the Tri-Cities Airport, a regional commercial and private airport served by several major airlines. The local Amtrak station has been located in Pasco since 1971, when the national rail passenger service was established. Some of the biggest Pasco employers include Hanford nuclear facility, Burlington Northern, Lamb Weston, Boise Cascade, Tyson Foods, Energy Northwest, Fluor Hanford Inc., Bechtel National Inc., and Battelle Pacific Northwest National

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First Place In Pasco
Homes for Sale, First Place Pasco WashingtonFirst Place offers upper-class living in a convenient location in Pasco. The best real estate in Pasco, First Place has no track housing and lots that range from ¼ to ½ acre. Power, water, sewer, irrigation, and natural gas are all in place. First Place offers large lots, flower gardens, back yard entertaining, even a pool. Of course, one can choose a smaller lot for a lower-maintence lifestyle. There is a nearby private 5-acre park where he kids can run, bike, play withing walking distance from home. Take a stroll or walk your dog in its wide streets amidst mature landscaping. First Place provides a scenic and peaceful neighborhood for your family.

A block wall perimeter all the way around provides First Place residents with security,

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The Basics – Memory Loss, Dementia, and Alzheimer’s DiseaseThe Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia, and Alzheimer’s Disease
On Thursday, March 20, from 1-3PM, Bethel Church will present The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia, and Alzheimer’s disease, an educational workshop co-sponsored by Kadlec Neurological Resource Center and the Alzheimer’s Association. There will also be an evening session on the same day, from 6-8PM.

Alarming Statistics for Alzheimer’s Disease
People affected by Alzheimer’s disease are growing in numbers. In fact, in March of last year, the National Vital Statistics System released data showing Washington State as having the highest mortality rate for Alzheimer’s disease in the U.S. At 46.3 deaths per 100,000 people, the state’s death rate for the year 2010 far exceeded the national rate of 25.1

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Cottonwood Springs In Kennewick
Homes for Sale, Cottonwood Springs Kennewick WashingtonCottonwood Springs is a newer community nestled in the hills of Southwest Kennewick. Many choose to live in Cottonwood Springs because of its open spaces and large plots of land. Most of the homes in the community were built within the last decade and are located on a little less than one acre of land.

Kennewick, where Cottonwood Springs is located, lies along the Columbia River and the famous Lewis and Clark Trail. The historical downtown area has a diverse mix of businesses which include the Columbia Center Mall, movie theaters, a specialty gift boutique, art galleries, local breweries and upscale dining, and a full service hardware center. Public artwork and streetscape improvements make strolling around the neighborhood a

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The West Pasco Neighborhood
Homes for Sale, West Pasco WashingtonWest Pasco is a family-oriented neighborhood with a sunnier climate than coastal cities in Washington and Oregon. West Pasco is a booming community. Based on per capita income, West Pasco ranks 47th of 522 areas in the state of Washington to be ranked. This is the highest rank achieved in Franklin County.

In the late 1990s, foreseeing another Hanford Site-related boom period, several developers purchased large farm circles in Pasco for residential and commercial development. Since that time, Pasco has undergone a transformation that has not only seen its population overtake the neighboring city of Richland, but also has resulted in growth in the city's retail and tourism industries.[continue reading]

Homes for Sale in West

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Collins Ridge In West Richland
Homes for Sale, Collins Ridge West Richland WashingtonCollins Ridge is tucked in a picturesque area of West Richland with amazing panoramic views. A 22-square-mile city in Benton County, Washington, West Richland is generally included in the Tri-Cities (for purposes of counting population, etc.).

Located near the majestic Columbia River, West Richland is a vibrant community with a robust economy based on private industry and commerce.
It is centrally located with easy access to all major 
Northwest markets. The 22-square-mile city in Benton County has an extensive transportation system that includes air, highway, river barge, and railway. It is generally included in the Tri-Cities (for purposes of counting population, etc.).

West Richland is blessed with excellent natural

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Horn Rapids In Richland
Homes for Sale, Horn Rapids Richland WashingtonHorn Rapids is an 835-acre master-planned community with 100 acres of parks, greenbelts, playgrounds, and an extensive network of trails. Nestled among rolling hills just minutes from downtown Richland, Horn Rapid provides panoramic views of the Yakima River, Rattlesnake Mountain, and the surrounding Tri-Cities.

This high-end community boasts one of the best golf courses in the Tri-Cities, the Horn Rapids Golf Course, an 18-hole, links-style golf course, which features narrow fairways lined by sagebrush. The Horn Rapids Golf Club also features a natural turf putting course, a full-service clubhouse, and a banquet room that seats 125 guests.

The homes in the expansive neighborhoods of Horn Rapids were built in the late 1990s and

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