Business Briefcase for May 18

By the Herald staffMay 17, 2014 

New positions

-- The Walter Clore Wine and Culinary Center has hired April Reddout as the tasting room manager.

Reddout has previous experience as sales/ marketing manager for Heaven's Cave Cellars in Prosser, where she managed all aspects of the tasting room and helped with the Make the Dash Count Foundation.

-- Freda Dixon is the new office manager for Blinding Clean of Kennewick.

The firm was established in 1997 and sells new blinds, offers mobile ultrasonic cleaning and repairs blinds. Dixon was formerly an administrative assistant and spent 30 years with North Franklin School District.

-- Melina Wenner has joined Benton PUD as the human resources manager. Wenner will manage all human resources needs and labor relations for the public utility district. Previously she worked for Benton County for more than 20 years in human resources and risk management. Wenner graduated from Pasco High School and Washington State University.


-- Senior Life Resources Northwest has announced the election of new board officers for 2014.

They are President Kevin Husted, senior specialist with Advisor Benefits Group; Vice President Betty Sherman, retired dental hygienist and former member of the Richland City Council; and Treasurer Connie Schneider, a retired financial services industry executive.

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