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Friday, November 15, 2013

Annual ACS Honors and Awards Ceremony

We will honor our 50+ year ACS members plus other recent award winners.

5:30 pm
West Building Atrium
WSU, Tri-Cities
Richland, WA
See also the campus directions page and campus map

Appetizers will be provided. Spouses are welcome.

Thursday, October 24, 2013

Tour of Western Sintering Co., Inc.
Tour the manufacturing facilities, where they produce highly engineered part solutions from ferrous and non-ferrous powder metallurgy materials including alloy steel, stainless steel, copper, brass, nickel silver (white brass), and bronze.

5:30 pm
Western Sintering Co.
2620 Stevens Drive
Richland, WA

Tour is limited to 30 people. Contact Jo Marie Johnson to register.
(509) 372-9474

Friday, August 9, 2013

Wine and Cheese Pairing and Taste
Rachel Mercer, chef (and cheese expert) at Milbrandt Winery will present a cheese and wine pairing event, discussing cheese and its chemistry, in conjunction with six pairings and tasting of cheese with wines.

6:30 pm
Milbrandt Winery
508 Cabernet Court
Prosser, WA

The cost is $10 per person. Members may invite one guest. Space is limited to 40 people. Reserve your spot by contacting Karen Grant
(509) 544-2261

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Richland section board meeting

6 pm
WSU, Tri-Cities
CIC Room 223 (see map)
Richland, WA

Frannie Smith
(509) 375-5645

Thursday, June 6, 2013

Annual Mixer, with AIChE
This is a family friendly event in a relaxed environment to forget about work and get to know your fellow members and their families. Will include the first annual science-centric trivia contest, with prizes. Appetizers will be provided.

5 pm - 7 pm
99 Lee Blvd
Richland, WA

Saturday, May 18, 2013

B Reactor Tours for ACS & NW Region Members, including one guest

Tours will depart at 8 am or at 11:30 am from the Logston office northwest of Richland on Highway 240
Seating is limited and pre-registration is required
For more information, please see the flyer

To reserve a seat., e-mail Jo Marie Johnson (or call 423-335-3713)

Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Richland section board meeting

6 pm
WSU, Tri-Cities
TWST Room 242 (West Building, see map)
Richland, WA

Frannie Smith
(509) 375-5645

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Earth Day

Saturday, April 20, 2013

Richland section board meeting

6 pm
Anna Cavinato Residence
La Grande, OR

Frannie Smith
(509) 375-5645

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

American Nuclear Society Seminar:
"Live Nuclear Fusion Presentation" by Carl Greninger
Carl will describe how mid and high school students are experimenting with nuclear fusion on a do-it-yourself basis

6:00 pm - Social Hour
6:30 pm - Buffet Dinner ($22 for non-members)
7:00 pm - Presentation (Free)
Shilo Inn
50 Comstock St
Richland, WA 99352

Dinner reservations are required by 4 pm April 12; use the ANS-EWS website or e-mail the ANS treasurer. No charge to attend the presentation only. Please advise ANS-EWS if you plan to attend, even if for only the presentation.

March 26 & 28, 2013

STEMcon: an opportunity for students to engage in fun, hands-on activities, and increase their awareness of all the possibilities in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) careers.
See the STEMcon Website for more information, including the opportunity to submit a presentation proposal

8 am - 2 pm
Gjerde Center (in the Union; see map)
Columbia Basin College
Pasco, WA

Suzy Merz, Education Manager with the Washington State STEM Education Foundation

March 16 & 23, 2013

Nuclear Science Merit Badge

Sandy Fiskum
(509) 376-7015

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Richland section board meeting

6 pm
WSU, Tri-Cities
CIC Room 223 (see map)
Richland, WA

Frannie Smith
(509) 375-5645

Saturday, March 9, 2013

Science Saturday & Budget Vote
"Hanford Tank Waste Treatment: An Overview", presented by Dan McDonald from the WA State Department of Ecology Columbia Basin College
(budget vote to follow)

10 am
Math/Science Building, Room S-145
Columbia Basin College


Thursday, March 7, 2013

Judging for Mid Columbia Science Fair

9 am - 2:30 pm
Columbia Center Mall
Kennewick, WA

Chris Coyle

Thursday, February 28, 2013

Washington State Department of Ecology Seminar
"Polychlorinated Biphenyls, A New Understanding…River Toxics Reduction Strategy"
Presented by Ms. Adriane P. Borgias

6:00 pm
Richland Public Library
Conference Room A & B
955 Northgate Dr
Richland, WA 99352

Saturday, February 23, 2013

DOE Regional Science Bowl
Looking for question moderators, judges, and help with student registration

Setup and registration: Friday, February 22, 2 pm to 6 pm
Science Bowl: 8 am to 12 pm and 2 pm to 5 pm
WSU Tri Cities
2710 University Drive
Richland, WA or Aruna Arakali

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

AIChE February Event
Seminar presented by Hire Electric:
A local electrical contracting firm will discuss their work in the Tri Cities area, including installation of a 126 kW solar array for powering electric vehicle charging stations. Dinner is $5 for non-members

6:00 pm
Richland Community Center
500 Amon Park Rd N
Richland, WA 99352

For questions, call (509) 942-7529

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