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August 2016

Volume 4 • Issue 8

Convoy of Hope to provide food, services to those in need By Senior Times staff

Attend the Benton Franklin Fair & Rodeo

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History, charm bring visitors to Dayton

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New name, image for The Chaplaincy

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Don’t miss it Sept. 15 All Senior Picnic TRAC facility, Pasco Buttons on sale at area senior centers.

More than 7,000 people in need throughout the region can receive free groceries, health services, haircuts, family portraits, veteran and job services as well as a hot meal at this year’s Convoy of Hope event in Kennewick. The Aug. 13 event opens to the pubic at 10 a.m. and goes until supplies run out at the east end of Columbia Park at the band shell area. All who attend will receive a free lunch. This year organizers expect to provide $1 million worth of goods and services, thanks to the generosity of local businesses, churches, government agencies and nonprofits. No identification or proof of need is required and everyone is welcome, organizers said. Medical and dental screenings will be available, as well as counseling and information about housing assistance. Guests also can receive prayer and support from Tri-City area churches. A dozen large tents will provide shade for visitors and free shuttles are available. Shuttles service begins at 9 a.m. from these Ben Franklin Transit centers: Kennewick’s Dayton Transfer Center; Pasco’s 22nd Avenue Transit Center; and Richland’s Knight Street Transit Center. “This is a true community effort based wholly on volunteers and donations. It does not involve any local public funds,” organizers said in a release. “The purpose of this day of hope is to share with others what they need so they can know that this community cares about them.” The event also will feature a supervised Kids Zone with jump houses and organized activities. About 2,500 backpacks were given away last year to school children and more than 8,000 meals were served. uHOPE, Page 8

Hear the swinging sounds of the Glenn Miller Orchestra on Aug. 20 in John Dam Plaza in Richland.

Swingin’ sounds of Glen Miller Orchestra coming to Richland By Senior Times staff The popular big band sounds of the Glen Miller Orchestra come to Richland on Aug. 20 at the HAPO Community Stage in John Dam Plaza. Miller’s recordings of In The Mood, Chattanooga Choo Choo, A String of Pearls, Moonlight Serenade and Tuxedo Junction were all major hit records. Miller played to sell out crowds, and his music dominated the airwaves in the early 1940s. The Miller Estate formed the present Glenn Miller Orchestra in 1956 following strong popular demand aroused as a result of the successful motion picture, The Glenn Miller Story, starring James Stewart and June Allyson. The band has been touring consistently since, playing an average of 300 live dates a year around the globe to millions of fans.

The man behind the band disappeared on Dec. 15, 1944, over the English Channel on a flight from London to Paris at the height of his popularity. He was a captain in the Army Air Corps who worked to modernize the Army band to improve the morale of the men. He organized the Glenn Miller Army Air Force Band and gave 800 performances. Of these, 500 were broadcasts heard by millions. Gates for the Richland concert open at 6 p.m. and the show runs from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Unassigned seating will be provided and will be first come, first serve.  Tickets are $17.50 each with additional fees applied, or $25 at the door.  Tickets are available online at Eventbrite.com.  For more information, call Sherry Gartside at 509-942-7462.

By Jeff Morrow for Senior Times If you’re not looking for it, you don’t see it. But Bryan Ketcham, director of Catholic Charities Housing Services (CCHS) out of the Diocese of Yakima, sees the homelessness and crowded living conditions people endure up and down the Yakima Valley. And that’s why he’s excited about the newest CCHS project: a 60-unit housing development for senior citizens in Prosser. The Prosser Senior Housing project will be an affordable, multi-family rental housing development for low-income

seniors age 55 and older. To qualify, those seniors must earn 50 percent or less of the area median income. There will be 26 one-bedroom units and 34 two-bedroom units at the new complex. All units are set to be American Disabilities Act compliant, or ADA convertible, allowing seniors as they age to stay in their units. The project is located just off of Wine Country Road near the Les Schwab Tire Store. uHOUSING, Page 6

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Lori Lancaster has a unique way of looking at the Benton Franklin Fair & Rodeo. “We work all year for these five days,” said Lancaster, who is the manager of the fair and rodeo. The 68th version of the event is set for Aug. 23-27 at the Benton County Fairgrounds in Kennewick. This year’s theme is “The Best Week of Summer,” and Lancaster expects the event will attract its normal yearly attendance of 119,000 people. The event takes plenty of planning and organization. “Over the years we’ve refined things,” Lancaster said. “We’ve worked hard to be organized. We have a really good staff.” There are tons of contracts to be signed, as Lancaster and her team must work to attract entertainment acts, vendors and exhibits. Meanwhile, the rodeo committee works to ensure the top competitors in the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA) show up for the Horse Heaven RoundUp – one of the top rodeos in the Northwest. Fair week always kicks off with a parade, and this year is no different. The Grand Parade will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 20 in downtown

This year’s Benton Franklin Fair & Rodeo runs Aug. 23-27 and includes the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association Wrangler Champions Challenge. Fair attendance is expected to reach 119,000 people. Photo by Bill Lawless Photography, courtesy of Benton Franklin Fair & Rodeo.

Kennewick. On Monday, Aug. 22, the annual Demolition Derby takes place in the rodeo arena at the fairgrounds. But the fair itself doesn’t actually begin until Tuesday, Aug. 23, when the gates open at 9 a.m. Lancaster says the biggest attractions remain the same. “The big three things at the fair are the rodeo, concerts and carnival,” she said. The Horse Heaven Round-Up will run the final four nights, starting at 7

p.m. But as an added bonus, the PRCA Wrangler Champions Challenge presented by Justin Boots will be held Tuesday, Aug. 23, as a separate competition from the regular rodeo. This event, with extra prize money, will attract some of the top cowboys from the previous season. It’s the fifth stop on the Champions Challenge schedule. There will be plenty of entertainment all week at various stages around the grounds. The main stage will feature some familiar names and acts: the 1990s hip hop duo Salt-N-Pepa with DJ Spinderella (Aug. 23); alternative rock band Switchfoot (Aug. 24); rock band Foreigner (Aug. 25); singer-songwriter Hunter Hayes (Aug. 26); Disney actress Olivia Holt (Aug. 27); and country music act Swon Brothers (Aug. 27). The Davis Carnival group returns to run its midway rides and games the entire week. Between now and Aug. 22, people can purchase daily wristbands for the rides at a cost of $28 online, at the fair office or the Kennewick Ranch and Home store. During fair week, starting Aug. 23, daily carnival wristbands will cost $33. The rodeo, concerts and rides aren’t the only things going on. Lancaster said she and her staff have added or changed a few other things this year. The fair and Ben Franklin Transit have revised traffic flow to get the buses off of 10th Avenue in Kennewick, where traffic coming to the grounds has been heavy. Instead, the buses will deliver fair goers to the west side of the grounds. Fairway Street, which runs behind Eastgate Elementary School and the fairgrounds, will be closed to all traffic except the buses. uFAIR, Page 8


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Early pioneering history comes alive in Dayton By Elsie Puig for Senior Times

DAYTON — The scenic drive to Dayton on Highway 12 features a boundless patchwork quilt of sandy yellow wheat fields, bright green farmlands, and the ashy brown color of harvested earth. The historically rich town about an hour east of the Tri-Cities at the foot of the lush Blue Mountains maintains an intimate relationship to its rural heritage. Dayton, population 2,500, is one of those charming Eastern Washington towns that embrace the pioneering spirit of early homesteaders who tilled its fertile lands and transformed it into a thriving agricultural hub. One of the first places Tri-City visitors are likely to encounter on their 65-mile drive to Dayton is Blue Mountain Station, a 28-acre artisanal eco-food processing park that houses unique homegrown flavors and foods.  “This is the first eco-friendly food processing facility in Washington State, and we’re also a food hub encouraging small businesses that don’t otherwise have a facility to come manufacture their product here,” said Melissa Weatherford, manager of the co-op. “We have granola that was made right on site, coffee that was roasted here, cheese that is made here, there is a whiskey distillery, and we also have about 25 farms that we get product from and sell.” The co-op is open to the public from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Friday and Saturday.

Downtown Dayton

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Day Trips

The Columbia County Courthouse at 341 E. Main St. is the oldest working courthouse in all of Washington’s 39 counties. When the courthouse was completed in 1887, Washington was still a territory.

Dayton, walk around the local shops, restaurants, and stop by the Wenaha Gallery, an art gallery featuring local and nationally recognized artists. Dayton is the perfect place to visit for those curious about the rural life of western settlers at the turn of the 19th and 20th centuries. There are several attractions, from the authentically restored historic downtown area to the magnificent Victorian homes, and even a rural one-room schoolhouse. Early settlers came in the 1850s and used the land for grazing before realizing that the area’s rich soil was perfect for dryland farming of wheat and other grains. In 1880, Jacob Weinhard came from Germany by way of Portland and saw the potential of the area’s location in the midst of prime barley growing land. By the 1870s, Dayton emerged as a prosperous agri-

cultural community. In 1875, it was designated the seat of Columbia County and commerce flourished with the arrival of the railroad in 1881.

Historic homes, walking tours

Visiting Dayton is like stepping into a time capsule. It houses not only the oldest working courthouse in the state of Washington, but also two residential historic districts — the Washington Historic District north of Main Street, and the South Side

Historic District south of Main Street. Self-guided walking tours reveal 90 of those homes are on the National Register of Historic Places. For the architecture aficionado, it is a treasure trove of Queen Anne, Italianate, gothic, and craftsman-style homes built by some of the wealthiest families in the town. One of those homes, the Boldman House, offers a rare glimpse into small-town family life in the early 1900s. The Queen Anne home was orginally built in 1880 as a small three-room home. In 1912, local farmer Stephen A. Boldman and his wife, Blanche Porter Boldman, bought the house with their four daughters, Minnie, Marie, Gladys and Goldie. For the next 87 years, it would be their home. In 1999, Gladys, the last surviving Boldman, died at the age of 91 and left her estate to the Dayton Historical Depot Society. uDAYTON, Page 10


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Calendar of Events Aug. 5-6 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Peach Festival Bill’s Berry Farm 3674 N. County Line Road, Grandview 509-882-3200 Free event. $5 parking on Saturdays Tuesday, Aug. 9 10 a.m. Seminar: Dial-A-Ride Transportation Affinity at Southridge 5207 W. Hildebrand Blvd., Kennewick RSVP 509-222-1212 Free event. Thursday, Aug. 11 6:30 p.m. Class: Terrariums for Families WSU Master Gardeners Demonstration Gardens 1620 S. Union, Kennewick 509-735-3551 Free event. Aug. 12-13 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Peach Festival Bill’s Berry Farm 3674 N. County Line Road, Grandview 509-882-3200 Free event. $5 parking on Saturdays Saturday, Aug. 13 9 a.m.-11 p.m. Benton City Daze Downtown Benton City 509-588-4984 Free event.

10:30-11:30 a.m. Olympics Viewing Party Charbonneau 8264 W. Grandridge Blvd., Kennewick 509-563-7434 Free event. Tuesday, Aug. 16 11:30 a.m. Seminar: Trios – Making a Difference Affinity at Southridge 5207 W. Hildebrand Blvd., Kennewick RSVP 509-222-1212 Free event. Wednesday, Aug. 17 4-5 p.m. Presentation: Managing Bladder Cancer Tri-Cities Cancer Center 7250 W. Deschutes Ave., Kennewick 509-737-3427 Free event. Friday, Aug. 19 6 p.m. 5th annual Kids Fun Friday Badger Mountain Park 350 Keene Road, Richland Free event. Saturday, Aug. 20 10 a.m. Grand Parade Historic Downtown Kennewick www.bentonfranklinfair.com Free event.

7 p.m. Gates open at 6 p.m. Glenn Miller Orchestra HAPO Community Stage John Dam Plaza, Richland Buy tickets at Eventbrite.com Aug. 23-27 9 a.m. Benton Franklin Fair & Rodeo Benton County Fairgrounds www.bentonfranklinfair.com Thursday, Aug. 25 4-5 p.m. Presentation: Multiple Myeloma Overview Tri-Cities Cancer Center 7250 W. Deschutes Ave., Kennewick 509-737-3427 Free event. Friday, Aug. 26 2-4 p.m. Presentation: Positive Physical Approach Hand-Under-Hand Kadlec Healthplex 1268 Lee Blvd., Richland RSVP 509-943-8455 Free event. Monday, Aug. 29 11 a.m. Seminar: Sacajawea State Park Affinity at Southridge 5207 W. Hildebrand Blvd., Kennewick RSVP 509-222-1212 Free event.

Friday, Sept. 2 1:30 p.m. 7th annual Golf Tournament Benefit for Camp Patriot Organized by G2 Construction Canyon Lakes Golf Course, Kennewick 509-783-8900 Sept. 2-4 20th annual Tumbleweed Music Festival Three Rivers Folklife Society Howard Amon Park, Richland Tumbleweedfest.com Free event. Wednesday, Sept. 7 11:30 a.m. Monthly meeting & luncheon National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association Red Lion Hotel 1101 N. Columbia Center Blvd., Kennewick www.narfe1192.org Thursday, Sept. 8 6:30 p.m. Class: Extending Your Growing Season WSU Master Gardeners Demonstration Gardens 1620 S. Union, Kennewick 509-735-3551 Free event.

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Senior Times • August 2016 More food gardening space to be built

Washington State University Extension Master Gardeners will select and build 50 new garden beds to provide more food gardening space for low-income and disadvantaged persons in Benton and Franklin counties this fall and next spring as part of its Build a Bed to Feed a Family program. Up to $200 in gardening materials, supplies and tools will be provided for each new bed. The goal is that gardeners grow and consume fresh and nutritious produce from their garden bed. United Way of Benton and Franklin Counties has provided a $10,000 grant to fund the program through next June. Applications are due Wednesday, Aug. 31 and available at the WSU Extension office, 5600 W. Canal Drive, Suite E, Kennewick, or by request via email: eileen.hewitt@co. benton.wa.us.

Bigfoot conference set for Sept. 2-4 in Kennewick

The International Bigfoot Conference is set for Labor Day weekend at the Three Rivers Convention Center in Kennewick. More than 15 speakers will present at the educational and informational

conference. Tickets for the three-day event are $45 for adults, and $25 for those 12 and under. A dollar of every ticket will go to support Time of Remembrance, a nonprofit that helps support families in Washington who have lost a family member while serving in the military. For tickets, information or vendor opportunities, visit internationalbig footconference.com.

State warns consumers about scams

The Washington State Department of Financial Institutions warns consumers to verify any lender from which they consider obtaining a payday loan holds a Washington State license for providing payday loan services. Before doing business with a financial institution, company, or individual, consumers should make sure that the entity is properly licensed. Recent complaints have been made against Rosebud Lending, doing business as First Pay Loans, as well as a representative claiming to be from First Recovery. If contacted by a party attempting to collect a debt that a consumer doesn’t think he owes, he should request that the party provide a writ-

ten validation notice, which must include the amount of the debt, the name of the creditor allegedly owed, and the rights he has under the federal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. More information at 877-382-4357.

All Senior Picnic planned

Mark your calendar for the 23rd annual All Senior Picnic at the TRAC facility in Pasco. The event features live entertainment by The Funaddicts Band, door prizes, lunch and community information booths. It runs from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 15. Cost is $7 in advance, or $10 at the door. Admission buttons sold at Pasco Recreation Services, Kennewick Senior Center, Richland Community Center and West Richland Senior Center. Pacific Crest Planning in Kennewick and city of Pasco are sponsoring the event.

Women Helping Women lunch set for October

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Pasco ranked 10th fastestgrowing city in Washington

According to the Office of Financial Management, Washington State’s population grew by an estimated 1.73 percent over the past year—the largest increase since 2007. The number of people in the state is now 7,183,700. Net migration (people moving in vs. people leaving) was the primary driver for the growth, annexation and natural increase the others. The top ten cities for population growth were Seattle, Sammamish, Bellevue, Tumwater, Tacoma, Vancouver, Federal Way, Renton, Everett and Pasco. Housing growth in the state also increased by nearly 6 percent compared to the previous year.

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Catholic Charities Housing Services is expected to start construction on a $11.7 million senior housing project Sept. 1 in Prosser. Courtesy of ZBA Architects

HOUSING, From page 1 “It’s very exciting for us,” Ketcham said. “It meets a need in the community. We’ve been working in Prosser for eight years now. This particular situation lends itself something unique to us—it allows us to address the affordable housing needs,” something Ketcham says there is a tremendous need for. “On average, we have probably 200 families on a waiting list for properties,” he said. One Grandview property had a waiting list of 500 families, Ketcham said. CCHS has been building affordable housing for the past 17 years, including agricultural worker rental housing,

work force housing, senior and special needs housing, and single-family homes. The numbers are impressive. Nearly 3,000 people are living in CCHS affordable housing units. There are 740 units throughout Central Washington worth an estimated $125 million in real estate assets. And still, it may not be enough. “Often (families) live in overcrowded housing,” Ketcham said. “Some people live in their cars, renting out space in the driveway. As we all drive around the community and see a lot of cars parked in front of the house, multiple families may be living in those homes.” As for seniors, Ketcham said he doesn’t see those situations as often. “They might move back with family,” he said. “In some cases, seniors are taking care of the grandkids.” The Prosser senior project is financed with a $9.085 million tax credit equity investment from National Equity Fund through the Washington State Housing Finance Commission’s Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Program. CCHS applied for the credits last August, and was notified it got them in April. Another $2.618 million comes from the Washington State Department of Commerce Housing Trust Fund, bringing the total for the project to $11.7 million. “It’s going pretty well. We’re right on target,” Ketcham said. “We’re anticipating with the closing of all financing in August, that we should be starting construction around Sept. 1. There is a 14-month construction period.” The development will be built green. It complies with the Evergreen Sustainable Development Standard, which emphasizes green building techniques. That includes energy-efficient construction, LED lighting, low-usage water fixtures, and xeriscape landscaping. There will be two elevators for the building’s three floors. Other highlights include a social hall, library, exercise room, services room, computer lab, multimedia entertainment center, classroom/meeting room, ADA restrooms for visitors, and laundry facilities on each floor. Outside, the project will have individual garden plots, walking pathways and exercise equipment. It’s an exciting project for Ketcham— helping a portion of the population that needs it desperately. “Lots of seniors are on fixed incomes,” he said. “There is less money for them to work with. The rental market is so tight all across the state. That puts pressure on the rents and drives them up.”


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New name, image helps Chaplaincy Health Care better connect with community By Jessica Hoefer for Senior Times

The organization once known as TriCities Chaplaincy has been given a new name and image that better reflects the evolution and expansion of its care. The rebranding project has been two years in the making, said Leslie Streeter, director of communications of the nonprofit organization now called Chaplaincy Health Care. “We started really wondering if the name ‘Chaplaincy’ was a fit for what we do now. We were getting the sense that it was causing a lot of confusion. People were trying to figure out what ‘The Chaplaincy’ really meant, so we ended up working with a consulting firm out of Ohio,” Streeter said. The firm, Transcend Hospice Marketing, recommended doing a community survey. About 300 people were interviewed in Benton and Franklin counties, and while the results showed people knew about hospice in general, Streeter said they were surprised to hear how residents perceived the name ‘Chaplaincy.’ “What we learned was that the community has some basic understanding of hospice but definite gaps. They didn’t know there was more than one hospice in the community, and when we asked who provides hospice care, 70 percent said they didn’t know,” Streeter said. “The real issue was the connection.” Chaplaincy Health Care has been around since 1971 when several churches got together to utilize some seminary graduates to provide outreach to people who couldn’t make it to church. “It started with just one chaplain as a pilot project,” Streeter said. “They ended up getting a grant to continue the work, then in 1974, they got some United Way funding and it just continued growing.” In the 1980s, as hospice services grew around the country, the agency was asked to spearhead the effort to provide end-oflife care. Since then, Chaplaincy Health Care has also grown to include palliative care—a pre-hospice program for folks who are struggling with serious chronic illnesses and might still be receiving treatment—as well as grief care. “Hospice is a benefit through Medicare and Medicaid, and part of those benefits is that the family receives 13 months of grief support,” Streeter said. “We offer a couple

of different groups and some classes, too. And those aren’t just for hospice families, those are open to the general public as well.” The results from the community study confirmed that there was no need to remove the word ‘chaplaincy’ from the agency’s name. Rather, the agency needed a name that represented the full spectrum of services it provided. “And keeping the word ‘chaplaincy’ helps us embrace our heritage and keep us grounded in the spirit of which we were formed,” Streeter said. “Adding ‘health care’ was just a good way to help specify the categories of services we provide. Plus, it gives us nice flexibility to accommodate future growth, so as we add other programs and services that are health-related or endof-life, they’ll fit very nicely under that umbrella.” On June 7, the logo and name change was rolled out to staff. Streeter said there was a jar set up in the staff kitchen where employees could guess the new name. After the staff reveal, Chaplaincy Health Care announced the news to the general public at the 8th annual Senior Life Show in Kennewick, and will continue to spread the word through brochures, business cards and advertising. “Blue has been our color since the very beginning,” Streeter said about the former logo. “Now our color palette has four or five colors in it, but purple is our primary color. It’s just refreshed things a little and brought us up a notch in so far as everything

Chaplaincy Health Care’s Jannette Weber, from left, Leslie Streeter and Brenda Swenson show off the agency’s new logo and brand colors at the 2016 Senior Life Show in Kennewick.

looking cohesive and professional.” The new icon includes a tree, and Streeter said the marketing firm came up with the idea from a Native American practice of bending young saplings to mark trails as they were hunting or exploring. “They took the concept and used it for the logo. It has three leaves that represent mind, body and spirit. That tree wraps around the word ‘chaplaincy’ that is in purple,” Streeter said. “It’s very different because the original logo had a dove and it was all blue.” In 2015, the hospice arm of the agency worked with 850 patients. Its palliative care program reached more than 250 people, and 1,450 people received bereavement counseling and care. As the

brand campaign raises awareness in the community, Chaplaincy Health Care expects those numbers to grow. “We’re looking at additional ways to serve our community. One through our palliative care is called mobile medicine. What we’re hoping to do is be able to provide primary care through a facility,” she said. “Oftentimes residents in assisted living facilities—they have a hard time getting to their physician. We’d like to set up some office hours inside a facility so residents can get a basic once-over and adjust medication. So they don’t have to leave the facility.” For more information about the agency and its services, visit chaplaincyhealthcare. org.

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FAIR, From page 2

“It’ll be good for safety,” Lancaster said. “A lot of people take the bus – although the numbers used to be bigger.” Those who want to drive their own vehicles, however, are welcome to do so. But be advised, fair staff will be out in the parking lot each day looking for the dirtiest car. “We’re working with the Bush Car Wash people,” Lancaster said. “We’re looking for the dirtiest car of the night. We’ll put it up on the video board at the rodeo. The owner will get a year’s worth of free car washes (one a week).” A new program will help some people with disabilities too. TiLite, which was acquired by PerMobil earlier this year, is building 10 special wheelchairs for families to get around the grounds. Usage will be offered on a first-come, firstserved basis.

“We’ll start with these 10, with a re-sale value of $20,000 each, and go from there,” Lancaster said. “We’re just trying to be creative.” Especially when it comes to food and drink. Thursday afternoon is the inaugural Taste of the Fair. “We’ll require all (food) vendors to set times where they’ll sell a $2 food item,” Lancaster said. “It’ll be like a couple of bites of something. Like a food festival.” That same day, food trucks will roll in. “It’ll be a fun food time,” Lancaster said. There’s also the Tap House and Game Room. “It’s kind of like the Growler Guys,” she said, pointing out that beer, with all of the hops that are grown in the Yakima Valley, is an agricultural product. And for games? “We’ll have a giant Jenga and giant Connect Four,” Lancaster said.

For those worn out by all of the walking, animal viewing and possible heat, they can once again slip into an air-conditioned tent, sitting on living room furniture and relaxing as they get a second wind. “We’ll also have a tower to re-

“We’re here to make memories.” - Lori Lancaster, manager of the Benton Franklin Fair & Rodeo

charge cell phones in there,” she said. And what’s a fair without farm animals? There will be plenty. “The animal barn is a big draw,” Lancaster said. “And this year we’re rebuilding a barn that’s at least 45

Second Harvest receives high marks

Second Harvest’s Pasco distribution center received high marks in a recent food safety audit by AIB International, an independent food industry audit company. Second Harvest is a member of the Feeding America network of food banks. Second Harvest has been relieving hunger in Eastern Washington and North Idaho since 1971. Partnerships with more than 250 neighborhood food banks and meal centers make it possible to feed 55,000 people each week. For more information, call 509-5450787 or visit 2-harvest.org for more information.

Trios re-designated as Level III trauma center

Trios Health recently received its re-designation as a Level III trauma center by the Washington State

years old that the 4-H steers used to be in.” The annual event requires 360 days of work, just to get to those five wonderful days every August. “Great weather” also helps, she said. “No 90-degrees or hotter days, no wind and no thunderstorms. We want this place to have a really good feel. We want people to walk in happy.” If that happens, the rest of the fair staff’s job will be easy, she said. “We’re here to make memories,” Lancaster said. Daily hours at the fair, Tuesday through Friday, will be 9 a.m to 11 p.m. On Saturday, it’s 9 a.m. to midnight. Adults can buy a daily ticket for $11 up until fair week. During fair week, the cost is $13. Seniors (65 and older) and kids get in for $5. Children 6 and younger get in free. Add $2 to prices for a fair-bus combo. Daily parking is $10. Visit bentonfranklinfair.com for a complete schedule of events. Department of Health. The designation is for adult and pediatric trauma services. Trios Southridge Hospital in Kennewick is the only hospital in the Tri-Cities to hold a pediatric trauma services designation. Trauma center designations are reevaluated by the state every three years. Trios Health is Kennewick Public Hospital District’s system of care serving the greater Tri-Cities.

Kennewick’s Vista Park dedicated, improved

The Benton County Park Board dedicated Vista Park, located at 5520 W. Umatilla Ave. in Kennewick, at a ceremony in early July. Vista Park was established in 1970 and in 2015, the board decided to replace the original playground equipment with a new play structure, clean the east wall of the park’s retaining wall, plant a new tree and install a new irrigation system and lawn. HOPE, From page 1

Last year more than 5,800 people were served by 45 congregations and 1,200 volunteers. They teamed up with 60 businesses and community organizations. And across the country, more than 82,000 visitors were served by Convoy of Hope events last year. Missouri-based Convoy of Hope is a faith-based international ministry founded in 1994 with the goal of bringing help and hope to those who are impoverished, hungry and hurting. For more information, call 509-5866101 or go to www.convoyofhope.org/ outreach/tri-cities.


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Free concerts, movies and more available in Pasco

By Senior Times staff The city of Pasco’s Summer Concert Series continues this month. The free concerts run from 6:30 to 8 p.m. every Thursday at a number of locations. The schedule is as follows: Eric Herman and the Thunder Puppies, children’s music, Volunteer Park, Aug. 4; Hermanos Vargas, traditional tierra caliente, Peanuts Park, Aug. 11; and Traveler of Home, alternative indie rock, Gesa Stadium, Aug. 18.

Free movies

Take the grandkids to the movies. Fairchild Cinemas in Pasco offers free summer movies on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. Doors open at 9 a.m. No outside drinks and food, or strollers and car seats are allowed. Alvin and the Chipmunks: Road Chip and  Kung Fu Panda 2  will be playing Aug. 9-11. The movie for Aug. 16-18 has not yet been announced.

Food Truck Fridays

Enjoy a sampling of fare at Food Truck Friday, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. each Friday through Oct. 28. Food trucks gather at the Pasco Farmers Market, giving attendees the opportunity to choose from a wide variety of culinary options in one space. Each truck offers a $4.95 Food Truck Friday luncheon special.

Fitness activities

The Pasco Senior Center’s Enhance Fitness program, which is designed specifically for those over the age of 40, can help you get moving toward a healthier lifestyle. The program starts

monthly and is from 10 to 11 a.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Cost is $33 for Pasco residents, $41 for others. Call 509-545-3459 to register. Wavemakers Aqua Fit is a warm water exercise class that includes the use of an underwater treadmill, upper body strengthening and leg strengthening exercises, stretching and more. The class, offered by Oasis Physical Therapy, can help relieve the pain of arthritis, fibromyalgia, lower back pain and more. Classes are available 11:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, or Tuesdays and Thursdays. Cost is $90 for residents, $113 for others. Call 509-545-3459.

Health clinics

Keeping your feet healthy is essential as you age. Those 60 and older can participate in the Pasco Senior Center’s foot care program, Happy Feet, for Franklin County and Burbank residents. A registered nurse will inspect your feet for early detection of corns, calluses, ingrown toenails and other minor foot problems. The nurse also will trim your toenails, apply lotion and provide instruction on properly caring for your feet at home. The service is free, but there is a suggested donation of $10 per person. The program is available by appointment only from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday. Call 509-545-3459. For more information about activities at the Pasco Senior Center, call 509-545-3459.

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Games and activities at the Pasco Senior Center Activity

Day

Time

COST

Basin Wood Carvers

Thurs.

1 - 4 p.m.

Free

Bridge

Thurs.

9 a.m. - noon

50¢ / day

China Painting

Tues.

9 a.m. - noon

50¢ / day

Cribbage

Wed. & Fri.

1 - 3 p.m.

50¢ / day

Billiards

Mon. - Fri.

8 a.m. - 5 p.m. $1 / day

Mexican Train Dominos

Thurs.

1 - 4 p.m.

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Pinochle

Tues. & Fri.

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Computer Lab

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The Boldman House’s girls’ room on the second floor displays toys, garments and furniture used by the youngest Boldman daughters, Gladys and Goldie. The room also features a sink, which is typical of homes at that time.

DAYTON, From page 3 “It’s full of nothing but their stuff. All the furniture is original to the house. We’ve got clothing, photographs, magazines. We even have their family albums from the Civil War, everything they brought with them from the farm,” said Sylvia Beuhler, program coordinator for the Dayton Historical Depot Society, which runs the museum. The house has been lovingly restored to reflect the period when the Boldmans moved in, including the intricate, original wallpaper. The music room houses a grand piano and an organ. You can hear the cracked, dull sounds coming from a wax cylinder phonograph, patented in 1905. You’ll see pictures of Goldie and Gladys dressed in frilly white linen playing tea party as toddlers, and an old photograph of Mr. Boldman surrounded by scruffy wheat farmers at an after-harvest party. They kept the original receipt from their dining table set, and in Mrs. Boldman’s vanity you’ll see half-empty bottles of toiletries and powders. The home feels like the Boldmans still live there. The Boldman House is at 410 N. First St. in Dayton. It is open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday during the summers until October.

Dayton Depot

Don’t miss a visit the Dayton Depot, also managed by the historical society. Built in 1881, it is the oldest surviving train depot in the state and is designed in the StickEastlake style. The depot museum has archived more than 2,500 photographs documenting early settlement history, artifacts and items from local pioneer families. It also has a unique collection of found objects from its Oregon Railroad and Navigation Co. and Union Pacific history.  The Dayton Depot is at 222 E. Commercial Street and is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays.

One-room schoolhouse

Another historical attraction is the Smith Hollow Country Schoolhouse built in 1900 — a oneroom schoolhouse that served students in the first through fifth grade in rural Columbia County in the early 20th century. Columbia County is known for having some of the earliest schools in the Washington territory. To preserve the building and its history, the Blue Mountain Heritage Society moved the building in 2010 from Smith Hollow Road in northern Columbia County to its current location on 113 N. Front St. The schoolhouse has its original flooring, a chalkboard and vintage school desks and benches from nearby rural schools. The building also offers rare period items like an antique player piano, typewriter, and linotype printing and typesetting blocks from the Dayton’s first newspaper, the Dayton News.

Native American history

The story of Dayton, like most of Eastern Washington, begins when the Lewis and Clark Expedition came in contact with the Cayuse, Palouse, Walla Walla and Wanapum tribes. To learn more about the early exploration of the West, visit the Palus Artifact Museum. The small museum offers an impressive collection of locally-found Native American artifacts, such as arrowheads, hefty hand-carved stone tools used for fishing and hunting, baskets for picking berries, accessories, beaded leather work, clothing and art. All items span nearly 10,000 years of history. The museum is open from 1 to 4 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays or by appointment. To learn more about Dayton and its history visit www.historicday ton.com.


Richland offers fitness, health, craft options By Senior Times staff

The Richland Community Center is offering Senior Fit and Strong classes Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9-10 a.m. Aug. 2- 30. Moderate physical activity can improve health without hurting joints. These classes focus on flexibility, joint stability, balance, coordination, agility, muscular strength and cardiovascular endurance. Cost is $32.50 for residents, $40.50 for others. The Steppin’ Out with Jo class aims to increase flexibility, strength and circulation. Instructor Jo Miller uses a wide variety of music and combines dance, core work, weights and yoga in this workout. Classes are 9 to 10 a.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Cost is $23 for residents, $28.75 for others. Register or view the complete Richland Parks and Recreation’s Activity Guide at richlandparksandrec.com, or call 509-942-7529 for more information. Health clinics Foot Care for Fabulous Feet is led by a licensed registered nurse specializing in geriatrics. It is offered every Thursday from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Cost is $30.

Concerts

Easy listening musicians will perform during the Let’s Do Lunch event on Fridays from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Richland’s HAPO Community Stage in John Dam Plaza just off George Washington Way. August’s schedule features Luke and Frazer, Aug. 5; Gabriel Knutzen, Aug. 12; and Colin Dale Trio, Aug. 26. Free admission. Bring a blanket or chair. Food truck vendors are available.

Needlework

Unfinished quilt project? Need tables for quilting projects? Quilting in the Library is offered from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Aug. 11 at the Richland Public Library. Attendees may bring a lunch and stay all day, or just go for a few hours. Water, juice, coffee, tea and snacks are provided. Call 509-9433223 for more information. For more information about senior activities in Richland call 509-9427529.

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Activities at the Richland Community Center COST

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Mahjong

Thurs.

12:30-4:30 p.m. Free

Billiards

Mon. - Fri.

1-4 p.m.

Cribbage

Wed.

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Pinochle

Fri.

6:30-9 p.m.

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Mon. & Wed. 8:30-11:30 a.m. $1 / day

Dominos

Tues. & Thurs. 12:30-3 p.m.

Duplicate Bridge

Mon., Wed. & Fri.

12:30-3:30 p.m. $1 / day

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Kennewick Senior Center offers variety of classes, services and events By Senior Times staff Beat the heat and get your steps in at the air-conditioned Southridge Sports Complex at 2901 Southridge Blvd. The facility is open from 9 a.m. to noon weekdays for walkers. Cost is $1 per person, per day. The Kennewick Senior Center’s Back to Basics Fitness class is another way to start the day. The low-impact and motivational workout combines toning and firming with light cardio to increase your heart rate and improve your core. Workouts can be modified to all fitness levels and abilities. Classes are 10 to 10:45 a.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday. The cost is $41 for Kennewick residents and $61 for others. Taijiquan (Tai Chi) and Nei Jia Kung Fu classes are offered 6 to 7 p.m. Thursdays at the Kennewick Senior Center and 10:30-11:30 a.m. Fridays at the Highlands Grange Building, 1500 S. Union St., Kennewick. Tai Chi offers many

benefits, including stress relief, improved flexibility, increased energy, greater mental clarity and better balance. To sign up, or for more information, contact instructor Kraig Stephens at 509-430-1304 or old warriorhorse@yahoo.com.

Health clinics

The Kennewick Fire Department provides free blood pressure checks at the Kennewick Senior Center the third Wednesday of every month from 9:30-10 a.m. No appointment is necessary. Kennewick Senior Center volunteer Pam Eggers provides $1 simple haircuts the second and fourth Wednesday of every month from 9-11 a.m. Styling is not included and appointments are required. For more information about activities at the Senior Center, call 509585-4303 or go to go2kennewick. com/seniorcenter.

Kennewick Senior Center (509) 585-4303 500 S. Auburn St. • Kennewick

Activities at the Kennewick Senior Center Activity

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Time

COST

Bunco

Fri.

1-3 p.m.

$1 / day

Casual Woodcarving

Wed. Fri.

1-3 p.m. 9 a.m. - noon

75¢ / day $1 / day

Dominos

Tues./Fri.

12:30-2 p.m.

50¢ / day

Needle Art

Thurs.

12:30-2:30 p.m. $2 / day

Party Bridge

Tues./Thurs.

12:30-4 p.m.

50¢ /day

Pinochle

M/W/F

7-9:30 p.m.

50¢ /day

Sculpting

Mon.

1-2 p.m.

$1 / day

Sewing

Thurs.

6-9 p.m.

$1 / day

Summer Crafters

Tues.

9 a.m. - 3 p.m. $2 / day

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Affinity at Southridge to host events

Affinity at Southridge, located at 5207 W. Hildebrand Blvd. in Kennewick, will offer three community seminars in August. The Dial-A-Ride transportation seminar is at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 9 in the Affinity Theater. The program offers door-to-door transportation for people whose disabilities limit their ability to use the fixed-route bus system. All Dial-A-Ride vehicles are equipped with a lift to accommodate the boarding of disabled individuals using wheelchairs or ambulatory riders. RSVP to 222-1212 by Sunday, Aug. 7. Trios Making a Difference event is at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 16. Lunch will be provided and seating is limited. Affinity’s Sacajawea State Park Seminar is at 11 a.m. Monday, Aug. 29. Sharon Stewart will present about the history of the park. RSVP by Thursday, Aug. 25.

Kennewick council affirms parking planning

The Kennewick City Council recently approved a resolution to affirm the city’s commitment to develop a parking plan in conjunction with the Kennewick Public Facilities District to add up to 1,000 parking spaces as needed to support new facilities.

The city owns 15 acres near the Three Rivers Entertainment District and is under contract for another 14 acres. The land provides development opportunities complementary to the district, and the Port of Kennewick’s master planning efforts for Vista Field. The council supported the district’s ballot measure to build a multi-purpose entertainment facility, including a large venue Broadway-caliber theatre, expansion and improvement of the Three Rivers Convention Center and connection of the facility to the Toyota Center.

McCurley brings blankets, hope to cancer patients

McCurley Integrity Subaru and the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society teamed up to provide blankets and messages of hope to patients undergoing cancer treatment at Lourdes Medical Center. Customers were encouraged to share personalized messages of hope to patients in their community, and the blankets were donated through the Subaru Loves to Care initiative. The blankets and messages were presented to Lourdes Hematology and Oncology in July. Lourdes is a member of Ascension Health and employs more than 850 associates and has more than 200 physicians on medical staff.


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West Richland Senior Center activities

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Every Day is an Open House Tour our community and meet our friendly staff Parkview Estates offers Retirement and Assisted Living options. Our focus on wellness and enabling residents to remain as independent as possible provides the perfect alternative for seniors who can no longer live on their own. Whether the search is for a short-term respite stay or long-term living options, we invite you to visit Parkview Estates and experience our commitment to bringing independence to living and quality to life.

By Senior Times staff The West Richland Senior Center will have its monthly potluck at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug 9. The entrée will feature an Italian themed dish. Attendees are asked to bring a side dish or dessert to share. The senior center’s monthly bingo, sponsored by Visiting Angels, begins at 1 p.m. Monday, Aug. 15. Cash prizes are available. Doors open at noon and visitors can buy a hot dog, drink and chips for a $3 donation.

Visiting Angels offers a co-ed exercise class at 9 a.m. every Tuesday and Thursday at the center. Bunco is Wednesday, Aug. 3 and Friday, Aug. 19. Both start with a potluck luncheon at noon with games starting at 1 p.m. To buy buttons for admission to the All Senior Picnic on Thursday, Sept. 15 in Pasco, call Mike Striefel at 509-713-3867. Cost is $7 in advance, or $10 at the door.

Visitor bureau seeks award nominations

will be offered. RSVP by Aug. 29 at 572-0643.

Visit Tri-Cities is in search of nominations for its annual Excellence in Service Award. Community members are encouraged to nominate their favorite business or individual that best exemplifies outstanding customer service in the region. The award program celebrates those in the tourism and service industry. The winner will receive a $500 gift card, sponsored by Battelle, when announced at Visit Tri-Cities’ annual meeting in November. To nominate, go to visittri-cities. com/excellenceinservice.

Swing of Summer set for Aug. 31 in Kennewick

Three Rivers Place Senior Living, located at 1108 W. Fifth Ave. in Kennewick, is hosting outdoor and indoor activities to move bodies and spirits at its Get Into the Swing of Summer event on Aug. 31. Light refreshments will be provided, and tours of the senior living community

Columbia Park train open, seeks volunteers

The J&S Dreamland Express train is available for rides Saturdays and Sundays from 1 to 5:30 p.m. It is located near the Family Fishing Pond at Columbia Park in Kennewick. Cost is $1 per person and proceeds go to the Horse Heaven Hills Kiwanis Club. Volunteer engineers and conductors are needed. Contact John Lawson at 509-420-0570 or visit horseheavenhill skiwanis.org for more information.

Tri-Cities Cancer Center holds golf tournament

The HAPO Golf Classic, which supports the Tri-Cities Cancer Center and the Tri-Cities Cancer Center Foundation, is set for Friday, Aug. 19 at Canyon Lakes Golf Course in Kennewick. Call 509-737-3413 for sponsorship information or to register a team.

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Choose right apple for tasty, easy, summer recipes

Family Features If you’ve ever stood in the produce aisle and wondered what apple to select among the many varieties available, you’re not alone. Apple varieties can differ greatly when it comes to taste, texture, cooking and storage properties, making it important to make the right choice to get the best results for your recipe or pairing. At appleforthat.com, visitors can type in what they plan to cook – from broad categories such as salads, smoothies and snacks, down to specific recipes, such as pink applesauce, fritters, candy-coated snacks and more. The website provides information on the perfect apple to use plus suggests recipes and further information – like tips, health benefits and insights on storage and cooking – helping make the decision easy, no matter what you’re making. Using the right apple can make or break your recipe. For example, some of the best baking apples are Granny Smith and Pink Lady because these apples hold up particularly well under high heat, retaining a firmer texture. Using a good baking apple is what brings that delicious, subtle crunch to pie and other pastry delights, versus a mushy filling. The special Pinata apple by Stemilt Growers is particularly well suited for baking, as it holds up to heat and boasts classic apple flavor with a tropical twist. For everyday fruit platters, snacks and appetizers featuring fresh, sliced or chopped apples, Honeycrisp is a fantastic option because of its incredible fracturing crunch and a refreshing sweetness similar to fresh apple cider. For whipping up a classic chicken salad, try Fuji or Golden Delicious apples, which are among the sweetest around – the extra sweetness contrasts with the savory ingredients for a more complex flavor. These apples are also ideal for applesauce due to their soft textures. For more heart-healthy recipes

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