This informative series is sponsored by the Arts and Humanities Division at CBC, Battelle, Friends of the Richland Public Library, the East Benton County Historical Museum, the Franklin County Historical Museum, and the Mid-Columbia Libraries. Presenters are chosen though the Humanities Washington Speakers Bureau Program, local experts and scientific scholars through PNNL.
Inspired, Challenged, Empowered
Lecture Series Committee
Lisa Adams, Richland Public Library
Maria Allan, Arts and Humanities, CBC
Elissa Burnley, Mid-Columbia Libraries
Stephanie Button, East Benton County Historical Society
Julie Funfar, Franklin County Historical Society
Jim Kelly, Retired
Bill McKay, Dean of Arts and Humanities, CBC
Cassandra Clark, Community Relations Office – PNNL
Megan Neer, Community Affairs and Protocol – PNNL
- East Benton County Historical Society
- Franklin County Historical Society
- Friends of the Mid-Columbia Libraries
- Friends of the Richland Public Library
- Jim and Doris Kelly
- Three Rivers Folklife Society
All the lectures in this series will be presented at 7 p.m. and will be held at various community locations.
All lectures are open to the public and free of charge.
Richland Public Library
955 Northgate Dr, Richland, WA 99352
1620 S Union St, Kennewick, WA 99338
East Benton County Historical Society & Museum
205 Keewaydin Dr., Kennewick, WA 99336
Franklin County Historical Society & Museum
305 N 4th Avenue., Pasco, WA 99301
Since 1992 we have hundreds of lectures presented over the years to the community and students of the Tri-City community, here is a look back at what was offered.
If you have questions regarding lectures please reach out!