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April 21 winemaker dinners support WSU research

By Kaury Balcom, Viticulture & Enology

wineSEATTLE – Proceeds from winemaker dinners at various Seattle locations will support Children’s Hospital and Washington State University viticulture and enology research. Hosted by Auction of Washington Wines, the wine-paired meals begin at 6:30 p.m. Friday, April 21, and cost $150. » More …

“Washington Women in Wine” collection to debut at benefit

BELLEVUE – A new collection of wines donated by women in Washington’s winemaking and grape-growing industry, as well as woman business leaders, will make its debut on the block at January’s “Celebrate Washington Wine” gala dinner and auction. The annual black-tie event benefits WSU’s Viticulture and Enology Program.

 

The ninth annual “Celebrate Washington Wine” will be held on Saturday, Jan. 30, beginning at 6 p.m. at the Chateau Ste. Michelle Winery in Woodinville.

 

Laura Mrachek, a WSU alumna and owner with her husband Mike of Saint Laurent Estate Winery in Malaga, Wash., is the honorary chair for the new collection.

 

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Dinner with a registered dietitian continues

 

PULLMAN – “Dinner with the Dining Services Registered Dietitian” will continue this spring at WSU. Registered Dietitian Annie Roe is open to all students, faculty and staff. This is a free service offered by Dining Services. No meal purchase is necessary.

Dinners will take place from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. and will be at one of the three dining centers: Hillside Café (in Wilmer Davis Hall), Northside Café (in Regents Hall), and Southside Café (in Rotunda Hall).

Tuesdays and Thursdays scheduled topics include “Carbohydrates, Fats, and Proteins: Dispelling the Myths”, “Weight Loss: Facts and Fads”, and … » More …

Engineering students to host Employment Expo

PULLMAN – The WSU IEEE Student Chapter will host E4, an employment exposition with representatives from 30+ companies Tuesday Feb. 12 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the halls of the Engineering Technology and Research Laboratories (ETRL) building. 

The event will provide recruiters with the opportunity to connect with electrical engineering and computer science students in their junior and senior years, however it is open to the public and other disciplines are welcome to attend. 

While companies of all sizes will be present at the expo, students can expect to find tables from Northwest industry giants such as: Microsoft, Real Networks, Schweitzer … » More …

Chef puts on a show before competition

Jaime Herrera is inviting everyone at WSU to a free dinner show. And dinner is the show.Herrera, the manager/chef at the Northside Marketplace dining area, has been accepted to compete at a culinary competition in March. Until then, he needs an audience to practice in front of. He’ll “perform” by prepping and cooking dinner at 6 p.m. on four consecutive Tuesday nights. Four lucky audience members at each event will get to eat the meal for free.If Herrera wins the contest, which is part of the regional conference of the National Association of College and University Food Services (NACUFS), he will compete at the national … » More …

ASWSU, Office of Equity and Diversity to host fund raiser

The Associated Students of Washington State University and the WSU Office of Equity and Diversity will host the second annual Multicultural Fundraising Dinner Feb. 26 in the Compton Union Building Ballroom.The dinner, “Empowering a Vision…Multicultural Leaders of Tomorrow,” will raise money to fund four multicultural recruiting conferences held throughout the year at WSU. The conferences help attract a more diverse student population and to raise awareness among current students, said Robert Easterly, ASWSU director of multicultural affairs.University faculty, staff, students and the general public are invited to attend the semiformal dinner. Tickets are $45 for students and $60 for nonstudents. Businesses and university groups can … » More …

ASWSU hosts multicultural fundraising dinner

Seattle businessman, philanthropist and WSU regent Ken Alhadeff will be the guest speaker at “Empowering a Vision… Multicultural Leaders of Tomorrow,” a fundraising dinner set for 5:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 10, in the CUB Ballroom.Sponsored by the Associated Students of Washington State University, the dinner will raise money for a variety of annual multicultural conferences that came up short of funds this year. They include the SHAPING, VIBES and CASHE conferences and the Pah-loots-pu celebration.Tickets must be purchased by Friday, Dec. 5. Individual tickets cost $45 for students, $65 for non-students. Tables seating 10 cost $600 for businesses, $500 for university administration, $400 for university … » More …