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2024 Point to Success Carson College of Business Fundraising Brunch

February 3 @ 9:30 AM - 1:00 PM

$150 – $500

Join us Saturday, February 3 for the WSU Tri-Cities Carson College of Business fundraiser, Point to Success. This year’s event will be located at Anthony’s at Columbia Point, with brunch and champagne included in the ticket price. Doors open at 9:30 a.m., opening remarks begin at 10:30 a.m., and the event concludes at 1 p.m. Don’t miss out on a live auction, games, and more!

Proceeds from the Point to Success event will be dedicated to student support and faculty development to improve the Carson College of Business education program at WSU Tri-Cities.


  • $150 per guest
  • $500 per table (4 guests)

Featured Speaker

S. Scott Crump, inventor of FDM 3D technology

Scott Crump
Co-Founder & Board Member of Stratasys

Scott Crump is a WSU mechanical engineering alumnus, an inventor and entrepreneur who is best known as the inventor of Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM) Technology and the first 3D printer with FDM. He co-founded Stratasys, a company specializing in manufacturing 3D printing systems. Crump’s invention revolutionized the manufacturing process by allowing for the creation of complex parts and prototypes using a layer-by-layer approach. He continues to be a prominent figure in the 3D printing industry and has received numerous awards for his contributions to the field.

Leader of Ceremonies

Tracci Dial is a Northwest native and award-winning journalist working in radio and TV news for nearly two decades. She is the Multimedia News Director at Northwest Public Broadcasting. When Tracci isn’t digging through headlines she is probably outside hiking, paddleboarding, running — or somewhere reading a good book. Her heart for public service goes beyond the paycheck; she is an avid volunteer sitting on the Pasco Taco Crawl committee, which benefits the Boys and Girls Clubs of Benton and Franklin Counties, and serving in classrooms with Junior Achievement.


Chantel Kimball comes from a long line of auctioneers and has made a name for herself as the 2022 Women’s International Auctioneer Champion.


Auction Items

  • Get close to the action with four tickets to a Seattle Kraken game in Seattle.
  • Hydroplane Superfan package includes 4 VIP passes for the Columbia Cup, Seafair Cup, and Penticton race at Okanogan Lake, British Columbia.
  • Shop tour of historic Indy racing cars with a catered meal from Casa Mia for up to 8.
  • Artisan paella and tapas by the river for 8 by renowned Chef Frank Magaña at Cody & Gary Spanner’s home, with sparkling wines paired from Treveri Cellars.
  • Private Watch Party for 20 at Gordon Estate Tasting Room.
  • Tasting at Solar Spirits Distillery for a party of 4 couples includes a guided tour of the production facility with the head distiller. At the end of the tasting, each couple can take home a Solar Spirits bottle of either Eclipse Vodka or London Dry Gin.
  • Two rounds for Four at Canyon Lakes Golf Course.
  • and more!


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February 3
9:30 AM - 1:00 PM
$150 – $500
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Anthony’s at Columbia Point
550 Columbia Point Dr.
Richland, WA 99352 United States
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WSU Tri-Cities
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