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Police Chief, RSVP Thank Volunteers in Tri-Cities

RICHLAND, Wash.-The Kennewick police chief is giving a shout-out to volunteers throughout the Tri-Cities.

Chief Ken Hohenberg spoke Wednesday at the breakfast recognizing the more than 400 volunteers in the community, including those who donate several thousand hours each year at the Kennewick Police Department.

Hohenberg told the audience, "All of you have contributed to making our Tri-Cities a great place it is to live by giving up your time, and more importantly showing other people the importance of volunteering."

Jan Fraley, president of the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program, says many volunteers log several thousand hours a year at various agencies and programs for children, the elderly, and the needy.

RSVP is part of Senior Corps, which is funded by the federal government.

If you're 55 or older and interested in volunteering, call Kelli Ramey, RSVP program coordinator at 545-6145.