Civic leader to be honored Saturday in Richland

By The Tri-City HeraldJune 12, 2014 

Relatives of Richland civic leader Ethel Simpson will dedicate a flowering pear tree in her honor at 3 p.m. Saturday at John Dam Plaza.

Simpson, who died in 2011, led the Richland Chamber of Commerce Community Beautification Committee for years, initiating an annual spring cleanup event that lives on Friday in Mid-Columbia Earth Month and community cleanup efforts.

John Dam Plaza is off George Washington Way in Richland.

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