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Amazon Customer Service Celebrates 10 Years in Kennewick

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KENNEWICK, WA -Employees at the Amazon customer service center in Kennewick celebrated their 10 year anniversary of being in business Tuesday.

Mayor Pro-Tem Don Britain and other elected officials joined amazon to celebrate being a part of the Tri-Cities business community.

The customer service center in Kennewick employs more than 500 full time employees.

In recognition of the milestone, Amazon also presented teachers at Vista Elementary with $5,000 worth of school supplies.

Vista Elementary Principal Jennifer Behrends said "We're just really excited for this opportunity to be part of the celebration of 10 years with Amazon, and we appreciate them taking time to recognize Vista and wonderful surprise. It's like Christmas come early to Vista. It's very exciting."

Teachers will now be taking all those supplies back to their classrooms to be used for the school year.

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