Benton County Democrats to celebrate local citizen leaders
RICHLAND, Wash. -- The Benton County democrats are celebrating their fifth-annual leadership dinner next week.
The Norm Miller Democratic Leadership Dinner recognizes local democrats who demonstrate leadership and dedication.
This year's keynote speaker is Washington state senator Manka Dhingra--the first Sikh ever elected to any state legislature in the U.S.
This year they're giving their Leadership award to Neil Norman--a celebrated engineer from Richland.
And the Rising Star award will go to Hanford high freshman Reid Romine.
Benton County Democrats said Romine advocated for Gay-Straight Alliance clubs in the Richland School District.
The dinner is May 31 at 5:30 pm. You can get tickets online; for more information, click here.