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2009 June Monthly Newsletter

2009 June Monthly Newsletter

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Pasco Chamber of Commerce's June 2009 Monthly Newsletter
Pasco Chamber of Commerce's June 2009 Monthly Newsletter

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JUNE 2009
The June Chamber Luncheon:Pasco City Manager,Gary Crutchfield
The
Pasco Farmer’s Market
recently kicked off another summer of fresh produce and unique handcrafts. Through Halloween of thisyear, the open-air market at 4th and Columbia in downtown will
ll up with food and fun every Wednesday and Saturday from
8
AM
to Noon.
According to the chart available at
www.pascofarmersmarket.org
,
 
most vegetables are already in season, though tomatoes look to
be another month out. Berries and some fruits will come inlater in the summer and apples are due around Labor Day.Non-produce items expected to make an appearance include
owers and plants, handcrafts and specialty foods such as honey,
breads, pastries, spices and so forth.In addition to the impromptu retail, there will be music at themarket this summer. The
Miss Tri-Cities contestants
are sched-
uled for June 13th and various collections of folk, bluegrass, andeven (seriously) belly dancing will make an appearance on other
weekends.This year’s
Grand Old Fourth Celebration
takes
place on...July 3rd, of course. (Yes, and 4th.) As inprevious years the traditional Independence Day pa
-
rade and reworks are complemented by a pancake
breakfast, car shows and other family entertainment.
Coming up this autumn—September 12th and 13th,specically—another Pasco Downtown DevelopmentAssociation project, the 25th
Annual Fiery FoodsFestival,
will happen in and around downtown Pasco.To learn more about the festival, look online at
 
www.pascoeryfoods.com
.
To nd out more about the Pasco Farmers Market or thisyear’s Fiery Foods Festival, call 545-0738 or visit them onthe world wide web at the addresses listed above. For moreon the Grand Old Fourth, call Pasco’s Recreation ServicesDepartment at 545-3456.
On Monday, June 8th,
the Pasco Chamber
of Commerce will holdit's monthly luncheon
at the Pasco Red LionInn. Pasco City Man
-
ager Gary Crutcheld
is scheduled to speakon progress the cityis making toward its
2009 goals. To RSVP,call 547-9755 or senda note to rsvp@pasco
chamber.org.
 
Ryan Brault, PresidentPasco Chamber of Commerce
small business awards
 Help  Grant  Nathan’s Wish...
On June 11 from 6-9
PM
,
Wishing Star
 
will hold a fundraising dinner at the Rich
-
land Red Lion
. The money raised willbe used to grant
Nathan
, a 7-year-oldPasco boy with Cystic Fibrosis, his wish
to go to Disneyland.
Tickets are $50 and can be reservedby calling 375-5475.
...and this year the Tri-Cities
SmallBusiness of the Year
is...
Again this year your Pasco Chamber of 
Commerce joined with other members of the
Three Rivers Alliance of Chambers
 to present the Tri-Cities’
14th AnnualSmall Business Awards banquet.
Among the nominees were a handful of 
Pasco businesses, including international
contractor
Randolph Construction Ser-vices,
last month’s Swirl Into Sunset host
Preston Premium Wines,
professional
services consultant
Harms Engineering,
 
housing and elder-care provider
Fromthe Heart
and HR management/contrac
-tor
Indian Eyes, LLC.
At the end of the evening this year’s win
-
ner was announced...and it was Pasco
Chamber member
Randolph Construc-tion.
The company—a Silver Award
winner last year—is owned by
KhristinaJudy
and
Lori Cook,
and was already this
year honored as the US Small BusinessAdministration’s Region X Prime Contrac
-
tor of the Year!My congratulations to Randolph Con
-struction and thanks to all of you who
represent small business in Pasco andFranklin County.
Ryan 
New Members
Oakdell Organics
has
operations in Pasco; Frank
-lin, ID and Lewiston, UT.
www.oakdell.comRoasters Coffee
is located
at 2525 North 20th Avenue, across
from CBC.
www.roasterscoffee.netBroadmoor Stor-age Solutions
is
located at 9335Sandifur Park
-way.
www.broadmoorsolutions.comKVEW TV
is located at 601 NorthEdison Street in Kennewick.
www.kvewtv.comBogert International
is located at
3606 North Swallow Avenue, Suite300, in Pasco.
www.hmmwvjack.com
Broadmoor Storage
GOLD AWARD
Randolph Construction Services, Inc.
MICROBUSINESS AWARD
Tu Decides
SILVER AWARD
Salon Monroe
BRONZE AWARD
Tri-City Digestive Health Center 
 
Members wishing to contribute to this column can email news to info@pascochamber.org 
 WORTH MENTIONING
Dustin Lamb
has been hired as thenew
Pasco High School
Football
Coach. Coach
Steve Graff—
who
won three state titles in 12 years atPasco High—will be the football
coach at the new
Chiawana High
 
which opens this Fall.
Kurt Solheim
has joined
URockRadio
as an Account Executive.
Arlene Jones
, a long-time employee
of the Pasco School District, has
been selected as the new principalat
Tri-City Prep
.
Windermere Commercial
has
changed its management afliation
to NAI Global and its name to
NAITri-Cities
.
Washington State University
willoffer a wine management majorbeginning this fall semester.
Gesa Credit Union
is building a new
branch in south Kennewick.
New Tradition Homes
was recog-
nized with a 2009 Energy Star Lead
-ership in Housing award from the
U. S.Environmental Protection Agency
 
for its energy-efcient constructionand environmental protection.
Viper Aircraft Corporation
in Pascohas designed the new Viperjet LXRwith a Pratt & Whitney turbofan en
-gine. The new jet uses less fuel andproduces less emissions without lossof performance.
Bechtel
has named
Ted Feigenbaum
 
director of the $12.2 Billion
HanfordVit Plant
.
Tyson Fresh Meats
in Pasco was
recognized by the
American MeatInstitute Foundation
for develop
-
ing and implementing EnvironmentManagement Systems to help reducetheir environmental footprint andimprove efciency.
Soroptimist International of Pasco-Kennewick
recently raised $12,000
for the
Please Don’t Quit Founda-tion
. The foundation’s program helpswomen in challenging situations toget back on their feet, personallyand professionally.
real men don’tneed a “stylist” 
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Renewing Members
BAKER BOYER BANKBLEYHL FARM SERVICE, INC.CHIEF’S RVCLAAR CELLARSCLOVER ISLAND INNEDWARD JONES-COURT STREETGOURMET TRADING COMPANYHDR ENGINEERINGLEMASTER & DANIELS, PLLCLOUIS MEISSNERMANPOWER INTERNATIONALMASTER’S APPLIANCE & REFRIGERATIONMONAD FEDERAL CREDIT UNIONNAPA AUTO PARTSPALLIS POOL & PATIORED LION INN – PASCOSANDY HEIGHTS RV PARKSIERRA ELECTRICSIMMONSON AUTOMOTIVETRI-CITY AMERICANSUNITED WAYWASHINGTON GREEN HYDROSEEDING

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