- A 14-unit independent living center for developmentally disabled adults is being built in Kennewick. Edison Terrace South is being constructed by SEC Affordable Housing at 524 N. Edison will consist of 14 unfurnished 1 bedroom apartments. This will be the 5th project for low income serniors or developmentally disabled adults that SEC has completed.
- Second Harvest is starting their capital campaign to raise $2 million in order to expand the local charitable food distribution center where they currently work from here in the Tri Cities. With an increase of 30% more people seeking assistance from Second Harvest, they have found themselves needing more space and better accomodations for refrigeration. If you’d like to help with their efforts to raise the capital for expansion, call 585-3924 or visit them online at www.2-harvest.org
- So do you like a little rock and roll with your comfort foods? A couple of young entrepenuers are opening a new classic rock and roll themed restaurant in Kennewick soon and they want to give it a feel like no other restaurant in the Tri Cities has tried. 6 Degrees will be opening in Kennewick at 3311 W. Clearwater Avenue this February. It is their desire to give their facility a family fun feeling with a menu that includes American style comfort food, but with a fun twist. I’m likin’ the sound of “Fleetwood Mac….& Cheese burger! Let’s wish them the best in their new venture!
- Beaver Bark is growing! The owners are expanding their facility with a new 10,000 square foot greenhouse where they will be growing their own nursey plants and starts. As always they will have their stock of rocks, barks and landscaping products and this will just add more to what they already carry. Drop by their great gift & garden center too – they have lots of choose from! They are located at 607 Aaron Drive in Richland.
Stay tuned for more tidbits about new things happening in the Tri Cities! We’re a growing community with a strong economy and lots of wonderful folks who truly enjoy living their days in this delightful desert climate. Why don’t you come and see for yourself!