The hottest ticket in town; the Eighth Annual Art Walk & Wine Gala
July is time for the Prosser Chamber of Commerce's 8th Annual Art Walk & Wine Gala.  On Saturday July 16, the historic streets of downtown Prosser will be transformed into a delightful garden of greenery, music and art. Yellow Rose Nursery will once again create an enchanted park in downtown Prosser complete with foliage, benches and fountains.

February 3, 2016
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City Announces New City Administrator

Dave Stockdale

Prosser - At the Jan. 26, 2016, City Council meeting, Mayor Randy Taylor announced his appointment of David Stockdale from Eugene, Oregon, as the successful candidate to fill the vacant City Administrator position. The City Council voted to confirm Mayor's appointment of Mr. Stockdale and directed staff to bring back an Employment Agreement at the Feb. 2, City Council meeting for consideration and action.

Miss Prosser 2016
This year five qualified candidates will be judged on their interview skills, fitness, talent, scholarship, their community platform and poise. The Miss Prosser Court are ambassadors to events and activities in other community's while working with the Prosser Chamber of Commerce to promote Prosser throughout the State.  They will build and ride the community float in parades around the State, from Spokane to Marysville, Chewelah to Cashmere and anywhere in between, promoting Prosser and encouraging people to come to town.

See How They Run

By Victoria Walker
Mari Page was recently cast in a show at the Princess theatre.  She minored in theatre in college and loves it.  She will play the part of Penelope Toop in the comedy, See How They Run.  She is the lead in the Valley Theatre Companies rendition of the show by Philip King and will play the part of a vicar's wife.
"When I first got the part I thought to myself, how do you memorize again?  I am on stage almost the entire show. As I am getting older it seems to be harder to do (memorize)," said Page with a smile. 

Recognizing former Washington State Senator Max Benitz Sr.

By Victoria Walker
On Wed, Jan. 27 in Olympia there was a resolution to honor Max E. Benitz Sr. on the Senate floor of the Legislative Building.  Benitz was recognized by the Washington state Legislature for his numerous contributions to Washington State. Resolution 8697 passed.

Rockin' the Past, Rollin' into the Future

By Deb Brumley, M.Ed.
By following the Hollywood-style spotlight flashing criss-crossing lights into the January sky, attendees of the 60th Annual Prosser Chamber of Commerce Award Banquet found themselves at the Walter Clore Wine and Culinary Center entryway, ready for a full evening of celebrating and honoring local volunteerism, '50s style.  Poodle skirts and Lettermen jackets were du jour as were saddle shoes, ponytails and cigarette packs rolled up in t-shirt sleeves.

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