Government contracting to be focus of free class

Tri-City Regional Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring an "Introduction to Government Contracting 101" class.

The class will be led by business counselor Ashley Bennington-Coronado, who will address everything from registration and certifications to government marketing.

The free class will be from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Dec. 13 in the Bechtel Board Room at the Tri-Cities Business & Visitor Center, 7130 W. Grandridge Blvd., Kennewick. To register, visit