Becki Lambert

  • recently joined the staff of Catholic Charities Serving Central Washington as the volunteer manager. A former Yakima resident, Lambert moved back to the Valley from Wlier, Switzerland. She spent five years there serving with Youth with a Mission in the Justice Discipleship Training School.
  • The Kiwanis Club of Yakima-Downtown recently installed its 2019-20 officers and board of directors. Officers are President

Becky Nissen, director of financial services for the Yakima School District; President-elect Karri Jo Livingston, ECEAP director for EPIC; Vice President Patti Vasquez, vice president and commercial relationship manager for Banner Bank; and Immediate Past President Steve Wilmes, director of development with Catholic Charities. Board members are Christi Anderson, Sari Bender, Marshall Clark, Noelle Cook, Tara Lewis, Shannon Moyer, Alan Taylor and Pennie Whitish

  • .


Attorney Emily Schwab

  • has joined Yakima attorney David Hazel in partnership under the firm name Hazel and Schwab. The firm will represent clients in marital and family law matters. Schwab is a graduate of Oregon State University and Seattle University School of Law.

In Basket publicizes new hires, significant promotions and appointments, and recipients of noteworthy honors in the Yakima Valley business community. Mail a brief announcement to Business Desk, Yakima Herald-Republic, P.O. Box 9668, Yakima, WA 98909, or email to Items also can be dropped off at our office at 114 N. Fourth St. in Yakima. Moderate-resolution photos are welcome but must be emailed. The deadline is 5 p.m. Tuesday for publication the following Sunday.