Richland WA on Top 10 List of Best Places for a Second CareerRecently the US News and World Report issued a new report on the “Top Ten Places to Begin a Second Career.” Many seniors throughout the US will continue to work past the age of 65 because they enjoy working. However, these seniors who enjoy working are having a challenging time finding employment. One of the factors that contribute to the availability of jobs is a vibrant community such as a college/university town or a city where government or healthcare jobs are prevalent.

Among the list of top ten US Cities to start a second career is our very own Richland Washington. One of the biggest reasons for being on the list is the fact that the area added 3,000 jobs to the local economy during the past year, this is new jobs than any other metro area in the…

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GESA Credit Union Turkey Trot Fun Run to Benefit Benton Franklin Red Cross2022 GESA Credit Union Turkey Trot Fun Run to Benefit Benton Franklin Red Cross
This Thanksgiving, the Benton Franklin Red Cross will be holding its Turkey Trot to benefit the Benton/Franklin chapter of the American Red Cross. The Turkey Trot includes a 1-mile fun run and a 5k run, both races begin at 9:00 am at the stage area of Columbia Park in Kennewick Washington (across from the playground of dreams). 

Water stations will be set up in the 5K course at about the 1-mile and 2-mile markers; no water station for the 1 mile. The results of the Turkey Trot will not be recorded or published, but there will be a clock at the finish line for runners to check their time. 

Frequently Asked Questions: 

  • Where and when can I "Trot"? We are so excited to…

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Amor A La Mexicana Mexican Food (& more...)
We've been meaning to try Amor A La Mexicana next to the old Albertson's at 1308 Lee Blvd in Richland and finally did this past weekend.  Amor A La Mexican restaurant is in this new location and we tried a variety of the menu items and enjoyed everything we ordered.  The staff (the owners) are nice and the food prices are reasonable.  We've included their menu below.  Give them a try and we are sure you will agree.

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Amor A La Mexicana Mexican Food Restaurant

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Tri-Cities Wa – 5th Top Metro Area for Creating and Sustaining JobsCalifornia-based think tank company Milken Institute has released a report on the Top US Metro Areas that managed to create and sustain jobs in light of the national recession. The Kennewick-Richland-Pasco area is ranked number five on this list of 13 metro areas for the second year in a row. During the last 12 months, the Tri-City Washington area’s jobs increased by 4.5 percent, which is the highest percentage growth in the nation. This large increase in jobs is due mostly to the stimulus money coming in for Hanford.

President and CEO of the Tri-City Development Council, Carl Adrian says that it is a great thing to have our area out there on a list such as this one because it allows for the planning of ideas for creating broad-based prosperity and the…

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The Veterans Day Parade will be held on November 5, 2022, at 9:30 a.m. This event will take place at Van Giesen Boulevard, from Benton REA to Brickhouse Pizza. The main stage for this event will be set at the intersection of Bombing Range Rd. / Van Giesen. For more details, please visit the Veterans Day Parade page at West Richland Area Chamber of Commerce's website.

About the Veterans Day Parade
Everyone is invited to watch the Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Site's Veterans Day Parade. This event will be hosted by the West Richland Area Chamber of Commerce. The guests are encouraged to bring a folding chair or a blanket to comfortably settle at Van Giesen Boulevard while watching the ceremony. Come with family and friends and see tons of…

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