KENNEWICK, WA - The Tri City Water Follies has made a huge announcement. Organizers announce Hapo Community Credit Union will be their new title sponsor for the Columbia Cup 2014.The announcement came Wednesday afternoon. For years Hapo has sponsored the Over the River Airshow, but now they are sponsoring the entire Water Follies."We are grateful for the opportunity to have such a tremendous impact to the summer fun in our community," said Steve Anderson, HAPO Executive Vice President and Chief Operations Officer. Since 2009 Hapo has also called themselves the "Official Sponsor of Summer." They also finance Live at Five, Cool Desert Nights, and River of Fire Fireworks Festival.
"Tri City Water Follies will celebrate the 49th running of hydroplanes on the Columbia this year, and we are already gearing up for our 50th Anniversary next year," said Event Director Kathy Powell.Conagra Foods Lamb Weston had been the title sponsor since 2007.