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Richland Run Fest – A Full Marathon, a Half Marathon and a 5K RunJust a head’s up: this race is not to be confused with the USRA-sponsored Tri Cities Half Marathon happening in April.

Richland Run Fest
The Richland Run Fest is a running event comprised of a full marathon, a half marathon, and a 5k run. This is scheduled for February 22 at the Red Lion in Richland Wa. Packet pick-up, as well as pre-race and post-race activities will all take place there.

If you’re from outside the Tri Cities, we’re happy to inform you that the Red Lion will be providing rooms at a discounted rate of $89.00, but you need to mention explicitly that you are part of or running at the Richland Run Fest. Otherwise, you will not be given the discounted rate. You may reserve a room by February 21st by calling 1-800-RED-LION.

A Full

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Leprechaun Limbo Mother Son Night OutLeprechaun Limbo 2014 Mother Son Night Out
Here’s something for all mothers and sons out there. The Leprechaun Limbo 2014 Mother Son Night Out is happening on March 8 in the spacious Southridge Sports Complex in Kennewick, WA. This year’s Leprechaun Limbo is collaborating with Ignite Youth Mentoring, so things are bound to be exciting.

Ignite Youth Mentoring
Ignite Youth Mentoring is a faith-based organization that aims to bring positive, safe, and encouraging adults and kids who are in need of quality role models together. They do this through a strong mentorship program that gives kids the role models they need – positive adults who could inspire them and help them make good choices.

Don’t Miss the Fun
This year, kids can look forward to a

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Red Cross Real Heroes Breakfast at TRACOrdinary people. Extraordinary courage. These are the words used by the Red Cross when determining the nominees for its annual Real Heroes Breakfast.

Real-Life Heroes
The Benton-Franklin chapter of the American Red Cross has scheduled its annual Real Heroes Breakfast on March 6, 2014 from 6:45AM to 8:30AM at TRAC, 6600 Burden Boulevard, Pasco. The event is a celebration of the power of the humanitarian spirit in the community. On that morning, local citizens who did something remarkable to help others will be honored.

Choosing a Hero
“Hero” nominations are currently being sought for the following categories: Spirit of the Red Cross, Humanitarian Hero, Animal Rescue Hero, Workplace Safety Hero, Community Organization Hero, Citizen Rescue Hero,

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Tri Cities Wa Great Outdoor ExpoKnown previously as the Outdoorsmen Expo, the Tri Cities Great Outdoor Expo is a retail event that features products, services, and information aimed towards outdoor enthusiasts. It is the only spring show throughout Eastern Washington that offers the best deals on virtually all products for every activity the great outdoors has to offer.

Experience the Great Outdoors
More than awesome deals on products, the Great Outdoor Expo will offer seminars to help you learn or re-acquaint yourself with various outdoor activity skills. Of course, this is also the perfect opportunity for you to buy fantastic outdoor gear and experience the great outdoors inside the TRAC in Pasco, Wa.

Expected to attend the expo are exhibitors and outdoor enthusiasts from

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Variété: Life is a Journey by Kadlec Neurological Resource CenterKadlec Neurological Resource Center opens the month of March with Variété, its annual signature fundraising event, which features dinner and an auction.

Life Is a Journey
The theme of this year’s Variété event is Life Is a Journey, and it will be held on Friday, March 7, at the Three Rivers Convention Center in Kennewick. The schedule for the evening is as follows:

5:30PM – Hors D’ Oeuvres and Silent Auction
7:00PM – Dinner, Dessert Rush, and Live Auction

Purpose of the Fundraising Event
Proceeds from the event will go directly to educational programs and resources that improve the quality of life for people in the community who are affected by neurological disorders.

To reserve your tickets or to donate, you may call (509) 943-8455. Individual

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Annual All-You-Can-Eat Crab Feed and Spaghetti DinnerFebruary 22, 2014 is a red-letter day as Richland Moose Lodge holds its annual All-You-Can-Eat Crab Feed and Spaghetti Dinner from 5:30-7:00PM.

Fun Gastronomic Treat
If you want to enjoy good food and good company, head on out to Richland Moose Lodge at 5828 W Van Giesen St. West Richland. This event is sure to be a fun and delectable gastronomic treat for the whole family. You may bring your own wine, but there will be a mandatory $5-per-bottle opening fee.

Get Your Tickets Now
Buying crab tickets in advance will cost you $30, but 20 tickets will be made available at the door on the night of the event for $40. The spaghetti dinner is $8 if you pay in advance and $10 at the door. All children 12 and under are charged half the price. For detailed

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Tri Cities Wa Premier Wine Event – Wine Fete XIII Here’s one perfect combination – scrumptious food, delectable wine, and a good cause.

On February 22, 2014, Richland will celebrate the premier local wine event of the year. This yearly Wine Fete will be held at Meadow Springs Country Club and is for the benefit of the Children’s Developmental Center.

Wining and Dining with a Purpose
While the Children’s Developmental Center holds several events all throughout the year to raise much-needed funds to help children and families in need, the Wine Fete stands out from the rest. It is touted as Richland’s largest fundraiser of the year and the Tri Cities community’s premier wine event, hopes to raise funds and provide needed resources to help and serve children, aged 0 to 3, who were born or have

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Lend Me a Tenor presented by the Valley Theater CompanyHere’s something to enjoy this Friday night, February 7 at 7:30PM. The Valley Theater Company will be presenting the hilarious adult comedy “Lend Me a Tenor” for four performances at the Princess Theater in Prosser, Wa. Cyndil Davis and Rick James, with Kacie Askew as assistant, direct the play. Other show dates are February 8, 14, and 15.

Something Fun for Valentine’s
If you haven’t planned anything special yet for Valentine’s Day, then be sure to drop by the VTC on February 14, as the performance on that night will include an optional Valentine’s Day dinner and play package. Enjoy a delectable Italian dinner, which includes Chicken Marsala. Dykstra House Restaurant of Grandview will cater the dinner.

The dinner-play ticket costs $40 per person and

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Lend Me a Tenor presented by the Valley Theater CompanyChild abuse is a problem of epic proportions. All over the world, children are being taken advantage of in ways you would never have deemed possible. What’s even more disturbing is the fact that sometimes, the abuse happens inside the home.

It is for problems like this one that the Exchange Club was started.

The Exchange Club
The Exchange Club is a service club focused on preventing child abuse. But that’s not all. This club also encourages community members to embrace their citizenship and show their patriotism.

Members of the Exchange Club meet twice a month in Florentyna’s at the Tri City Airport in Pasco. The meet-ups happen on the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month. Community members who are interested in joining the club are

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Tri Cities Wa Tri-City Genealogical Society Open HouseDo you want an opportunity to trace your roots and get to know the people who make up your lineage? You never know, you just might be related to someone famous.

Save the Date
Well, on February 12, 2014, head on out to Richland Family History Center from 7:00 to 9:00PM for the Tri-City Genealogical Society Open House. The Center is located at 1314 Jadwin Avenue, in Richland.

So if you want to dig up your roots, now’s your chance. This is free and open to the public. For inquiries, please call (509) 946-6637 or visit their website at http://www.tricitygenealogicalsociety.org/.
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