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Around The Table: PNNL and Chateau Ste. Michelle

In ‘Around The Table,’ we highlight member news and share information on industry trends. This week, we shine the spotlight on Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and Chateau Ste. Michelle.

In the News: PNNL Director Dr. Steven Ashby pens op-ed, “Skating to where the puck will be”

In a recent issue of the Tri-City Herald, Dr. Steven Ashby, Director of the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, highlights work being done by the lab’s 4,400 employees in Richland. He touches on the Department of Energy’s decision to extend Battelle’s contract to operate the laboratory through 2022. He also looks to the future and the organization’s efforts to advance scientific frontiers and deliver solutions to some of the most challenging problems in energy, sustainability, and security. Read Dr. Ashby’s full op-ed here. You can also view this video from our Washington Kids for Washington Jobs series where Steve and others describe the innovation taking place at the lab and many of the great job opportunities available there.

Chateau Ste. Michelle Announces 2017 Summer Concert Series

Chateau Ste. Michelle will kick off its 2017 Summer Concert Series on Thursday, June 1 with Elvis Costello as part of its year-long 50th Anniversary celebrations. The series will include concerts spanning the range of pop, jazz, rock and blues. Net proceeds help fund Chateau Ste. Michelle’s charitable contributions program. In 2016, Chateau Ste. Michelle’s charitable contributions program benefited more than 400 non-profit organizations. Learn more here.

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