Free higher education, job training expo Sept. 19

Dozens of colleges, military institutions and job training programs will get together to answer questions, provide information and connect with students and families at the upcoming Central Washington Higher Education and Job Training Expo.

The expo will take place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 19 at the Red Lion, 1101 N. Columbia Center Blvd. in Kennewick.

The expo, hosted by Congressman Dan Newhouse, is free and open to all students of all ages and their families in Central Washington.

The expo will include a breakout session at 11:30 a.m., which will focus on tips for applying to colleges, including navigating the student aid process.

While registration is not required, it is encouraged to receive updates prior to the event. Attendees can register at