WSU Tri-Cities Point to Success Brunch

WSU Tri-Cities Carson College of Business

First Annual Point to Success Fundraising Brunch

Saturday, January 28, 2017 at 10 a.m.
Cost is $75

All proceeds dedicated entirely to student support and faculty development to improve business education in the Tri-Cities. Featured guest Cougar quarterback great Jack Thompson will share a new opportunity he is offering to Cougar-owned and managed businesses.  Master of ceremonies will be former WSU Regent and popular Tri-Citian Fran Forgette. Carson College Dean Chip Hunter will also be in attendance.

There will be a Wine Grab as well as a Silent Auction featuring a number of unique packages that have never been offered anywhere before (ever been in the conning tower of a nuclear submarine?). One lucky attendee will walk away with two passes to fly round trip to anywhere on the Alaska Airlines system (excluding Hawaii).

Generously hosted by Anthony’s at Columbia Point

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Seasonal Fresh Fruit Platter

Homemade Blueberry Coffee Cake
With cinnamon butter

Crispy French Toast
With wild mountain huckleberry sauce

Chilaquiles Scramble
Eggs scrambles with Chili Verde with corn tortillas, jack cheese
and herbed cream cheese

Wild Salmon Benedict
English muffin topped with spinach, poached egg and wild salmon finished with Hollandaise sauce

Prawns and Grits
Anthony’s BBQ prawns over homemade grits

Roasted Apple and Huckleberry Crepes

Mixed Grill
Hickory smoked bacon, Kurobuta ham and sausage

Anthony’s Bunch Potatoes
Roasted Yukon Gold potatoes

Brunch Beverages
Fresh Squeezed Orange Juice, Mimosas, Michelle Sparkling Brut
Mukiltio Coffee or Tea

An array of homemade miniature desserts including Chinookies, fruit tartlets
and chocolate dipped strawberries

  •  The Port of Benton is offering a private tour for 8 Guests of the conning tower & sail of the USS Triton, the first vessel to circumnavigate the world entirely underwater.
  • Relaxation Package – After checking into newly opened “The Lodge at Columbia Point” for an overnight stay, head down to the spa for a couples massage.  When you come back to the room we’ll have a bottle of wine waiting for you with a nice cheese tray that you can enjoy on your deck overlooking the Columbia River.
  • A private wine tasting for 8 with the owners of Hamilton Cellars, Russ and Stacie Hamilton.
  • A two-hour cruise for six people on the Columbia River on the 38-foot yacht Quantum Wave out of Clover Island.
  • Take a trip for 2 to Cannon Beach, Oregon and enjoy a two night stay in a beautiful Boutique Hotel “The Ocean Lodge”. Head down to Ocean Spa in downtown Cannon Beach for a couples massage, a great way to get you in the relaxation mode. Have dinner at one of Cannon Beach’s favorite local restaurants, “The Driftwood” ($50.00).  When you come back to your room enjoy a bottle of northwest wine with two signature glasses & chocolates.
  • Vertical sampling of two vintages of Cabernet Sauvignon from Leonetti Cellar.
  • A vineyard tour and tasting for 8, complete with hors d’ oeuvres hosted by Elephant Mountain Vineyards at the party site on the Butte at Elephant Mountain Vineyards,  producer of many award winning wines.
  • Golf for four at Apple Tree in Yakima.
  • Dinner in the vineyard at Gordon Estate.
  • Americans “Dinner, Game, and Winger Delivery” package for four for the auction to include dinner at a restaurant, front row seats, and signed gear delivered at the game.
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