WRPS receives Corporate Community Impact award

WRPS Corporate Community Impact AwardWashington River Protection Solutions (WRPS) representatives Melissa Garrard (with photo) and Jerry Holloway (third from left) accept the Corporate Community Impact award from two Tri-City Regional Chamber representatives at the Chamber’s annual meeting in late March. The award goes to the company providing the most financial support to the Chamber during the past year. WRPS was cited for its establishment and ongoing support of three programs that assist regional businesses. The Small Business Incentive Program awards $30,000 annually to businesses for training, equipment or website development; an annual Women in Business Conference provides a day of professional development activities, and the Meet the Buyer program offers quarterly sessions where local business officials can learn of potential sales opportunities from procurement officials from major government and private companies. More than 550 attended the event.

WRPS sponsors Women in Business Conference

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AECOM executive Terri Marts (holding microphone) speaks on “Navigating Change and Reinventing Yourself” as part of a leadership panel at the 2016 Women in Business Conference. More than 300 attended the day-long event.