Member of the Month
NewEdge is a Founding member and critical to the myTRI 2030 Regional Vision project. The Tri-Cities is fortunate to have a company of this caliber that works with world-wide brands such as The North Face, Wrangler, John Deere and more.
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Congrats to Ariel Gourmet & Gifts on being our January Member of the Month! The woman-owned shop in Richland has been a Chamber member since 1977. Thank you for your continued support!
Yoke's Fresh Market has been a member of the Regional Chamber since opening 15 years ago. The Kennewick Yoke's store employs over 100 people and is employee-owned.
Yoke's gives back to the community in various ways. Each November and December, Yoke's coordinates a food drive along with McCurley Integrity Dealership. This December they donated over 300 bags of food!
911 Driving School has been a member of the Regional Chamber for nearly 10 years. Owner, Sid Grant, has two locations in Tri-Cities.
911 Driving School has a great impact in our community, going above and beyond to hire and support our military veterans.
This veteran-owned company employs 22 driving instructors, of which, 17 are veterans. The driving school also provides its disabled veteran employees more flexible schedules and work environments.
Our October Member of the Month is Chaplaincy Healthcare. Chaplaincy Healthcare is a non-profit community resource and partner for hospice and palliative care services, behavioral health, chaplain services and grief support. They guide, comfort and care for people experiencing serious illness, end of life, behavioral health issues, personal crisis and loss.
The Children's Reading Foundation of the Mid-Columbia is our October member of the month. The Reading Foundation's vision is that every child learns to read early and well, thereby reaching his or her full potential in school and life. Their mission involves encouraging and educating families, supporting schools and facilitating community involvement.
They provide over 12,000 books annually to students, families and schools in our community and facilitate programs such as Books for Babies, Ready! For Kindergarten, READ up and Team Read.
The Foundation is a great partner with the Regional Chamber and many of our involved members are also some of their board and dedicated volunteers.
This month the Awards and Recognition committee chose Northwest Paddleboarding as the August Outstanding Member of the Month.
Northwest Paddleboarding is run by a dynamic mother-daughter team and has grown significantly in the last few years – expanding from a mobile company to just recently opening their first brick and mortar location that we were able to celebrate earlier this year.
Their shop offers classes, rentals, retail items and more.
Owner, Krista Patterson, has been involved with the Regional Chamber since launching the business – attending Chamber events, partnering with Good Health is Good Business and more.
This month, the committee chose Dairy Queen Grill & Chill as the July Outstanding Member of the Month.
Dairy Queen has been a member of the Regional Chamber for many years and a community staple – especially this time of year.
Dairy Queen has also been an excellent partner with Cool Desert Nights over the years sponsoring and hosting the Thursday Night Show n' Shine.
They also frequently give back to the community. Visit any of the local Dairy Queen locations on Thursday, August 2nd. That day they will be donating $1 of each blizzard to the Children’s Miracle Network.
Each month, the Tri-City Regional Chamber of Commerce recognizes an "Outstanding Member" for their continued support of the Regional Chamber and the community at large. As selected by the Regional Chamber's Recognition Committee, these members are recognized each month during the Network Tri-Cities Luncheon program.