Saying Thanks & Giving Back at the Community Celebration

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  Last week, more than 300 former Reynolds employees, local business owners, elected officials, community members and their families joined us for our fourth annual summer open house. We are grateful to see so many generations together celebrating our community’s history and looking ahead to the opportunity before us to grow jobs and expand trade…. Read more »

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Recognizes Millennium VP of Public Affairs

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At Millennium, our team is committed to ensuring that our facility meets the high-quality environmental standards expected of a bulk commodity export terminal.  We are fortunate to interact with local communities as well as regional and statewide agencies as we meet or exceed these standards. A guiding tenant of our work is environmental stewardship, and… Read more »

Millennium Employees Play in Kelso Longview Chamber of Commerce Annual Golf Classic

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Last month, Millennium recently participated in the Lower Columbia Transportation Association (LTCA) Golf Hi-Jinx. LTCA was founded in 1937 and meets regularly to expand and grow all modes of transportation. This year, local businesses joined together to support the Dino Doozer Foundation, a charity that supports youth battling neurofibromatosis and cancer. At Millennium, we take pride in our engagement… Read more »

Recycling Fire Extinguishers

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Millennium with the combined efforts of Clear Water Environmental Inc. delivered 4 pickup truck loads of surplus fire extinguishers to Cowlitz 2 Fire and Rescue.  “I’m stoked! A lot of people are going to benefit from this,” Kirk Meller , Volunteer Coordinator with Cowlitz 2 Fire and Rescues said.  Within the next couple weeks they… Read more »

Millennium Participates in Annual Walk & Knock Food Drive

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On Saturday, Millennium joined organizers and volunteers with Cowlitz County’s Walk and Knock food drive to collect food and thousands of dollars in cash contributions. Despite the winter weather conditions, hundreds of volunteers collected 56,000 pounds of food, a 17 percent increase over last year’s contributions. Donated food is distributed through the Lower Columbia CAP… Read more »

Millennium Sponsors Home Team Black Bears

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Millennium was a proud sponsor of the 2013 Cowlitz Black Bears. The Black Bears recently wrapped up their season with a victory over the Kitsap Blue Jackets. The Black Bears compete in the West Coast League, a summer collegiate baseball league that started in 2005. The Black Bears tied their best record since starting play… Read more »

Millennium Employees Celebrate Men’s Health Month

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Celebrated each June, Men’s Health Month coincides with Father’s Day to raise awareness of preventable health problems. Cities across the country collaborate with health care providers and other supporters in the community to organize health fairs, education opportunities and free screenings. To celebrate Men’s Health Month, the Pacific Surgical Institute in Longview hosted the M-Power… Read more »

Millennium Sponsors the Kelso-Longview Chamber of Commerce Building Bridges Regional Business Showcase

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Millennium is committed to supporting local business in Cowlitz County. That’s why we proudly sponsored the Kelso-Longview Chamber of Commerce annual business expo. The Building Bridges Regional Business Showcase took place this spring at the Cowlitz Regional Conference Center. This annual expo is an excellent opportunity for local businesses to learn more about each other’s… Read more »

Lower Columbia CAP Celebrates Gena Ramey

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Image courtesy of the Lower Columbia CAP Facebook page Lower Columbia CAP recently featured Millennium’s Gena Ramey – our “plant mom” – on their Facebook page as the “human face of CAP.” Gena was recognized for her involvement with the CAP Foundation Board as well as her contributions to the community in her work with… Read more »

Millennium Helps Highlands Neighborhood Association Move to New Location

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Millennium’s partnership with the Highlands Neighborhood Association (HNA) continues with our employees recently helping the community center move to its new location. “Millennium believes it’s important to give back to our community, and helping out the Highlands Neighborhood Association is one way we are able to do this,” said Dixie Bailey, Millennium’s Transportation Manager, who… Read more »

Look Back at Summer

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As we find ourselves in the midst of the long winter months, it can be easy to forget the activities of summer. Thankfully, we have this picture to remind us of all the great work Larry Bailey did this past summer to make our planter boxes beautiful. Larry volunteered to plant flowers for everyone to… Read more »

Millennium Sponsors Columbia Theatre for the Performing Arts

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Millennium recently sponsored the Columbia Theatre for the Performing Arts’ presentation of The Voca People. The Columbia Theatre for the Performing Arts is a beautiful restored facility offering high-quality entertainment that enriches the cultural lives of residents in Cowlitz County. The night was a great success with show attendees enjoying a lively musical performance.

Millennium’s Donation Inspires Others to Give

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Over the course of several months, Millennium collected cash donations and recycled aluminum cans to fund the purchase of groceries for the Highlands Baptist Church food bank. When word spread about our cause, the North Kelso Baptist Church also made a generous cash donation. When we visited S & S Liquidators to purchase food with… Read more »

Millennium sponsors Big Brothers Big Sisters Start Something Luncheon

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Millennium recently joined several others in Cowlitz County in sponsoring the Big Brothers Big Sisters Columbia Northwest’s annual Start Something Luncheon. The event, held at the Cowlitz County Regional Convention Center, brought together local businesses, philanthropists, educators and government representatives to learn more about ways we can all work together to help our local youth… Read more »

Millennium Visits With Highlands Neighborhood Association

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The Highlands neighborhood – adjacent to Industrial Way, between Washington Way and Oregon Way, in Longview – was originally built to house workers from Robert A. Long’s lumber mill and their families. We recently met with the Highlands Neighborhood Association to discuss our proposed redevelopment plans at Millennium. About thirty Highlands residents gathered to speak… Read more »

Millennium’s Helping Hand

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This spring, Millennium employees worked together to gather canned food, toiletry items and other needed products for the local Lower Columbia Community Action Program, or CAP. The drive was a roaring success, with all of the donations going to Lower Columbia CAP families in Cowlitz County. Gena Ramey, our office manager, wrote this note to… Read more »