• Zach Assink has joined the Yakima Medical-Dental Clinic as a family nurse practitioner. He earned his degree from Frontier Nursing University in Hyden, Ky. He has worked with the Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic for more than a decade as a nursing assistant, medical assistant and registered nurse.
• Alondra Solorio, an advanced registered nurse practitioner, has joined the Lincoln Avenue Medical-Dental Center. She earned her master’s of nursing from Gonzaga University and has worked in family medicine for the past six years in the Yakima area.
• Jose Perez was named Washington state’s Migrant Recruiter of the Year. He has been a migrant recruiter in the Yakima School District for 13 years, and works to identify and recruit migrant students and strives to meet the needs of families in the school district.
• Jeffrey Schaap has joined the Larson Gallery Guild board. He graduated from the University of Washington and received his law degree from Seattle University. He is an attorney in Yakima.