w Apprisen Financial Advocates/Consumer Credit Counseling Service of the Tri-Cities is now going just by Apprisen. The local nonprofit, which offers budget help to Tri-Citians, became part of Apprisen Financial Advocates last year as part of an effort to share some of the costs of operating a a nonprofit.
-- U.S. Linen & Uniform received the Association of Washington Businesses 2012 Environmental Excellence Award. It was recognized for saving more than 10 million gallons of water last year, according to a news release from the company, and the reduction of waste discharge and gas usage. U.S. Linen & Uniform is at 1106 Harding St., Richland.
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-- Kennewick's Focal Point Marketing recently won the 2012 Aster Judge's Choice Award and a 2012 Silver National ADDY Award. The awards recognize excellence in marketing. The recognition comes from the Get Your Bubbleez On video made for St. Anthony's Hospital in Pendleton. For more information, call 378-3014 or go to focalpointmarketing.com.
-- Kiwanis Club of the Horse Heaven Hills meets at noon Monday in the fourth-floor conference room at Clover Island Inn, Kennewick.
-- Richland Rotary Club meets at noon Tuesday at the Richland Red Lion Hotel. Information: Justin Raffa at firstname.lastname@example.org.
w Kiwanis Club of Kennewick meets at noon Tuesday at Leo's Catering in downtown Kennewick. Information: Pat Johnstone at 531-6493.
-- Soroptimist Pasco-Kennewick meets at noon the second and fourth Tuesday of each month for a luncheon buffet at the Clover Island Inn in Kennewick. Information: Amber Martin at 586-0541.
-- Kiwanis Club of the Columbia meets at 7 a.m. Wednesday at Granny's Buffet on Canal Drive in Kennewick. Information: Marjorie Worden at 547-4861.
-- The American Association of University Women meets at 7:15 a.m., the second Wednesday of each month in the Island Room on the fourth floor of Clover Island Inn, Kennewick. Information: 547-5028.
-- Kiwanis Club of Richland meets at noon Wednesday at the Shilo Inn, 50 Comstock St., Richland. Information: Leona Hassing at 492-4111.
-- The Pasco-Kennewick Rotary Club meets at noon Wednesday at Leo's Catering in downtown Kennewick. Information: Floyd Ivey at 735-6622 or email@example.com.
-- BNI "Gunners," a business networking group, meets from 7:30 to 9 a.m. Thursdays, at the Tri-City Country Club, 314 N. Underwood St., Kennewick. Information: Jeff Jacobs, 737-8762.
-- Tri-Cities Business Builders meets from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at the Red Lion in Kennewick.
-- Pasco Kiwanis Club meets at noon Thursday at the Pasco Red Lion. Lunch costs $13. Information: Dave Davis at 545-4300 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
-- Richland Desert Wind Toastmasters Club No. 7308 meets at noon Thursday in conference Room 104 of the Richland Planning and Development Center, 840 Northgate, Richland. Information: Edward Schwier, email@example.com or 521-4112.
-- The Sunrise Rotary Cub of Tri-Cities meets at 7 a.m. Friday at the Pasco Red Lion.
-- Kiwanis Club of Tri-City Industry meets at noon Friday at the Red Lion Hanford House, 802 George Washington Way, Richland. Information: Duane Davidson, 509-366-3646.