All around the Tri-Cities.
Hispanic Heritage Month events planned. The associated Students of Washington State University Tri-Cities planned a series of six Hispanic Heritage Month events, held at WSU Tri-Cities in Richland.
Benton-Franklin workforce receives $ 2.5 Million. The Washington Employment Security Department awarded $ 2.5 Million to the Benton-Franklin County Workforce Development Council to help workers polish their skills and find better jobs through June 2009.
Washington Service Corps accepting applications. The Washington Service Corps. which includes groups like AmeriCorps and the Service Corps, is seeking new members.
Pipefitters win final round. The Washington Supreme court affirmed the jury verdict in the trial of 11 Hanford pipefitter’s whistleblowers who were awarded nearly $ 5 million in damages.
United Way receives gift. The United Way of Benton and Franklin Counties received a $ 4,300 grant in August from the New York Life Foundation, which gives out about 130 grants per year.
Allied Arts celebrates 60th anniversary. Allied Arts celebrates its 60th anniversary in September and has invited some of its past prize winners and featured artists back, many of whom have gained national in international reputations.