Found 95 blog entries tagged as fundraising.

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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Academy of Children’s Theatre Presents Heart for the ArtsThe Academy of Children’s Theatre or ACT will be holding a major fundraising event on February 8, 2014 at Red Lion Hotel Columbia Center in Kennewick, Wa. The highlight of the evening would be a tribute to Porky Thomsen.

Who Is Porky Thomsen?
Ralph “Porky” Thomsen is a farmer, spokesperson for Toyota, businessman, actor, and philanthropist. He’s described as a fun, wild, and crazy guy who wears many hats. However, it’s for his philanthropic activities that he is being honored with this year’s Heart for the Arts award.

Heart for the Arts
The Academy of Children’s Theatre gives the Heart for the Arts award yearly in honor of local people who have performed above and beyond to support the arts. Aside from the awarding ceremony, there will be…

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On May 21 head over to Preston Premium Wines for the Stomp Out Cancer Event. Stomp Out Cancer is a fundraising event hosted by Preston Premium Wines, Team Stomp IT and Gary’s Gang to benefit the American Cancer Society. There will be dinner, dancing, music and wine for all to enjoy. You will also be able to join in on some fun games as well as participate in live and silent auctions to benefit the American Cancer Society. Stomp Out Cancer will take place at Preston Premium Wines in Pasco Washington from 4:00pm-10:00pm on May 21.

Tickets can be purchased at either the Bank of Whitman in Pasco Washington or the American Cancer Society in Kennewick Washington. The price of tickets is $65 for a couple or $250 for a table of 8.

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Coming up on May 28 the Auction of Washington Wines will be hosting Revelry on Red Mountain. Revelry on Red Mountain will take place at Col Solare Red Mountain Winery and Estate Vineyard in Benton City Washington beginning at 6:00pm. This event will feature 20 local winemakers with a culinary feast put together by Chef Frank Magana of Picazo 7Seventeen. Those who attend will enjoy tasting local wines and cooking and of course gorgeous views of Red Mountain. A silent and live auction will take place to benefit the Seattle Children’s Hospital and the Washington Wine Education Foundation, so bring your checkbooks.

Tickets for Revelry on Red Mountain cost $95 per person, these can be purchased by going to the Auction of Washington website.

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Pat Brown and Rocky Mullen of Green Shred step up to show their support of a local charity raising money for autism programs in the Tri Cities community.

Kennewick – FRIDAY, May 13th

It all started with a bid on a used Mustang..... Rocky Mullen, owner of Sahara Pizza,  saw a promotion from the Responding to Autism Center on Facebook about bidding for a car donated by Action Auto Services.  He did...and he won it to use as a delivery car for only $3100.  And his passion for the cause and positive momentum for the Carson Kolzig Foundation continues.

First it was about the car, then $100 for people to sign the puzzle pieces on the car, then every breadstick purchase during the last week of April to benefit the Carson Kolzig Foundation, but that…

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Next Saturday, May 14, head over to the Airfield Estates Tasting Room in Prosser Washington for the Red, White and Wine fundraiser event to benefit the Prosser Boys and Girls Club. The event is being sponsored by Airfield Estates, Martinez & Martinez, Kestrel Vintners, Coyote Canyon Winery, Prosser’s Tom Denchel Ford Country Dealership, Agapes Events, Espirit Graphics, Conover Insurance, and Sara Nelson Design.

Winemakers from Airfield Estates, Martinez & Martinez, and Kestrel Vintners will be on hand throughout the event. Food will be provided by Tuscany Chef Jesse Ayala. During the evening Eddie Manzanara and Café Blanco will perform. For those of you who need a ride home after the event, Tom Denchel Ford Country will provide them.

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Earth Day 2011

For those of you who don’t know, this year marks the 41st year of Earth Day. Earth Day was created for the purpose of inspiring awareness and appreciation for the Earth’s environment. Every year Earth Day is celebrated in every country on Earth. Today worldwide there are many individuals and corporations working together to do what they can for the Earth. People in the Tri Cities are doing what they can to be part of this day and do what they can for the Earth.

In celebration of Earth Day the Carson Kolzig Foundation and Green Shred will be hosting a free document shred day. If you are looking for a safe way to discard your old bank statements, documents, or papers then bring to the Responding to Autism Center and Green Shred will…

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March for Dimes' Annual March for Babies

The March of Dimes will be having their annual March for Babies, May 7 at Columbia Park in Kennewick. The march is a 6.5 mile walk through Columbia Park along the river. Throughout the 6.5 miles there will be six checkpoints along the way and a hot dog lunch at the end. Things start going at 8:00am when the refreshments and registration begins. At 8:45am there will be warm-ups and announcements with the walk beginning at 9:00am. The purpose of the March of Dimes’ March for Babies is to raise money for research and programs. To register as an individual, to start a corporate, family, or friends teach, or to donate, visit the March for Babies website or call 800.525.9255.

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The Carson Kolzig Foundation will be having their second annual Responding to Autism Event this Friday, April 15 at the Three Rivers Convention Center from 10:00am to 4:00pm. The purpose of this free Responding to Autism Event is to bring families together, share resources, and promote awareness.There will be over one-hundred local resources present with booths for families to take resources about various areas such as diagnostic services, interventions, specialized therapies, educational products/materials, resources for everyday needs, childcare, behavior management, and more. Vendors will provide families with the opportunity to take resources and network about services and products available locally, regionally and nationally. All of the vendor booths…

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Head out to the TRAC in Pasco Washington on April 9 for the Smash for Cash Demolition Derby. The Smash for Cash will feature a Charity Demo, Tuff Truck, 80s Class, Jump Your Junk, and a Big Car Demolition Derby. You don’t want to miss out on any of this great action!

Charity Demo: The winner will have $1,200 or more donated on their behalf to one of the local Tri Cities military charities (Camp Patriot, US Troop Care Package, ACES or Time of Remembrance).

Tuff Truck: Watch as folks fly around the arena competing for cash.

80s Class: These (almost) stock cars are not made like the oldies, guaranteeing plenty of damage and destruction. For more information on rules and guidelines click here!

Jump Your Jump (For Amateurs Only): Anyone can enter…

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