All Blog Entries by Colleen D Lane

Found 130 blog entries published by Colleen D Lane.

Richland’s Go Red Bazaar for the Benefit of Go Red for WomenA research made in 2003 revealed that heart disease was, by far, the leading cause of death in women. In fact, the dreaded disease killed more women than men. It is for this reason that the American Heart Association launched Go Red for Women, an advocacy to save lives and raise awareness on this serious issue. They have since symbolized their battle against heart disease in women with the red dress.

National Wear Red Day®
They have made the first Friday of February as their National Wear Red Day® in their efforts to draw everyone’s attention to this silent killer of women. On this day, everyone is encouraged to wear red, know their cardiovascular risk, and take action to live longer, healthier lives.

Bazaar and Silent Auction
In line with this, Just

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Alzheimer’s Disease – Know the 10 Signs, Early Detection MattersKnow the 10 Signs, Early Detection Matters
Do you know someone, a friend or loved one perhaps, who is suffering from memory loss or behavioral changes? Both could be signs of Alzheimer’s disease, so if you do, it’s time to learn the facts.

Why Early Detection Matters
Early detection of Alzheimer’s disease will give you a chance to begin treatments, enroll your loved one in clinical trials, and plan for the future.

An Interactive Workshop
It is for this reason that you are cordially invited to ‘Know the 10 Signs, Early Detection Matters’, an interactive workshop that will feature video clips of people suffering from Alzheimer’s disease. The workshop is being presented by Bethel Church in Richland and is co-sponsored by Kadlec Neurological Resource

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Superbowl XLVIII Party at The Pub in KennewickYou are cordially invited for a night of fun, drinks, and plenty of football action as The Pub in Kennewick brings you the best Superbowl Party in the Tri Cities. Watch AFC champs Denver Broncos and NFC champion Seattle Seahawks as they battle it out for the right to be called 2013 season’s National Football League champion.

Superbowl Aficionados Unite
There will be lots of drink specials, food, and the famous Coors Light and Pendelton Whiskey girls as you watch the game’s telecast. Incidentally, the game will be held on February 2 at MetLife Stadium at the Meadowlands Sports Complex in East Rutherford, New Jersey, with kickoff scheduled for 6:25PM EST.

Pre-game fun will start at 12 noon on February 2 and will continue until 2AM of Monday, February

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Sons of Norway Lutefisk Dinner Eighteen Norwegian immigrants founded the Sons of Norway as a fraternal benefit society on January 16, 1895 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Mission of the Sons of Norway
The present mission of Sons of Norway has not veered away from the purposes and goals of its Founding Fathers. Just like in the beginning, its mission is to promote Norwegian traditions and fraternal fellowship, promote and preserve the heritage and culture of Norway, celebrate its relationship with other Nordic countries, and offer financial assistance to Sons of Norway members and their families.

Save the Date
On February 1, 2014, they will be hosting a traditional Norwegian meal that includes lutefisk, meatballs, potatoes, gravy, green beans, lefsa, goat cheese, and an assortment of

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The Mousetrap a Play by Agatha ChristieHow good are you at solving mysteries? You may just get a tip or two when you watch Richland Players Theatre’s presentation of Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap.

The Mousetrap is a murder mystery play by Christie, and is based on her 1948 short story, “Three Blind Mice”, the same 30-minute radio play that she wrote to commemorate the 80th birthday of Queen Mary. Incidentally, the same play has been continuously running since it opened in London’s West End in 1952, making it the longest initial run of any play in history.

Whodunnit?
The play revolves around a group of people gathered in a country boarding house and stranded by a snowy blizzard. Everyone panics when they learn that there is a murderer in their midst, the same one who has just committed a

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Tri Cities Children's Hospital Guilds “Some Like it Hot” Chili Cook-Off Tri Cities Wa Children's Hospital Guilds Presents “Some Like it Hot” Chili Cook-Off
The Three Rivers Children’s Hospital Guild is hosting the fourth annual “Some Like it Hot” Chili Cook-Off on February 1, 2014 from 6-9PM at the Richland Community Center, 500 Amon Dr. in Richland.

Chillin’ for Some Chili
There will be smokin’ hot competition between the local guilds as they try to outdo each other with their own delectable versions of chili. Guild members will fill in the rest of the menu with cornbread, yummy dessert, beer from Ice Harbor Brewery, and wine from the Wine Society.

Country singer Natalie Pyle Longmeier and former Miss Tri Cities Adrienne Bousquet will provide the evening’s entertainment.

Purpose of the Cook-Off
“Some Like it Hot”

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A Midsummer Night’s Dream by the Academy of Children’s TheatreA Midsummer Night’s Dream by the Academy of Children’s Theatre
One of literature’s greatest works, by no less than the greatest English writer of all time, William Shakespeare, will be given a 20th century approach by the drama students of the Academy of Children’s Theatre.

Shakespeare for the 20th Century
ACT’s production will take on A Midsummer Night’s Dream, setting it in 1967 during San Francisco’s Summer of Love. The story will follow the adventures of a spirited but mischievous fairy, Puck, who pulls on all sorts of hilarious antics that intentionally and unintentionally complicate the other characters, which include Oberon, Titania, Hermia, Helena, Lysander, Demetrius, Egeus, Theseus, Hippolyta and Bottom.

Show Times and Tickets
The production

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Fifth Annual Heart to Heart Dessert Social and AuctionAre you up for a fun evening of entertainment and delicious treats? Then head on out to the 5th Annual Heart-to-Heart Dessert Social and Auction.

The Sweet Fun
Aside from delicious desserts, there would be a fun Valentine-themed live and silent auction. All proceeds from this event will go to Good Samaritan Ministries, a non-profit, donation supported, Christian counseling, and teaching ministry. The ministry’s aim is to reach out compassionately to those in crisis in the community.

Where Is it Happening
The event will take place at Calvary Church on February 1 at 6:00PM to 9:30PM. Admission is free, but donations are more than welcome. Be there for a night of fun. You could also buy sweet, delicious treats for your special Valentine. You can call the

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42nd Street by Hanford High Center StageIf you love musicals, then you’re in for a treat. The Hanford High Center Stage is proud to present the musical comedy 42nd Street.

The Deal with 42nd Street
The musical follows the story of a young dancer who arrives in New York City with 40 cents in her pocket but bigger dreams in her heart. It also follows a Broadway director who dreams of staging a musical extravaganza at the height of one of the most severe worldwide economic depression to ever hit the United States before World War II – the Great Depression. 42nd Street is a flashy, fast-paced show that beautifully emphasizes the importance of finding the courage to follow your dreams. Matt Leggett directs the musical, with vocal direction by Kelly Brown.

The musical will at Hanford High School

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Tri Cities Heart for the Fatherless Alongside Fundraising All over the world, there are thousands of orphaned children in need of a family to care for them. That is the reason why Alongside Fundraising (Adoption Fundraising Support Ministry) was born. The ministry’s purpose is to help local families in the Tri Cities with their adoption fundraising efforts. This is done by creating, organizing, and running family-friendly events to raise funds so these children can finally “come home”.

A Night of Wishes
This year, Heart for the Fatherless and Alongside Fundraising has teamed up for an awesome family event dubbed as “A Night of Wishes 2014”.

On that night, hundreds of Chinese lanterns covered in the wishes of attending families will light up the skies over the Tri Cities. This would be the perfect

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