KENNEWICK — The Washington Wine Industry Foundation raised more than $237,000 during its annual fundraising auction on Wednesday, Feb. 13, in the Tri-Cities.

The event supports the organization’s various scholarship programs. To date, they have distributed more than $263,000 in scholarships to 185 students.

The Foundation has been awarded more than $2.7 million to help sponsor the WSU Teaching Vineyard and a seat in the popular Washington AgForestry Leadership Program.

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