Gresham Saturday Market set to open, Dutch Bros raises money for shelter animals

OUTLOOK FILE PHOTO - Mike Marselle of Munchies Kettle Corn shows off his ware at the Gresham Saturday Market on the Mt. Hood Community College campus.Saturday Market set for fifth season

The Gresham Saturday Market will kick off its new season with a diverse array of vendors.

The first day of the fifth season of the market will open from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, April 14, at Mt. Hood Community College, 26000 S.E. Stark St. The market is located in parking lot "W."

The Saturday Market offers a mix of local and regional farm grown goods, handcrafted items, fine art, unique gifts, fresh food, and more. During the market, there are also three hours of live entertainment and comfortable covered seating.

The Saturday Market will run every week through September 29.

Get tax help at Gresham Library

Trained AARP volunteers will help folks with their taxes at the Gresham Library, 385 N.W. Miller Ave. from noon to 4 p.m. Wednesdays, through April 11.

Those wanting the free help are asked to bring photo identification, documented proof of Social Security number, last year's return and any current tax documents. Registration is required, call 503-988-5123.

Dutch Bros fundraises for shelter animals

Dutch Bros in south Gresham raised money for Multnomah County Animal Services, an agency dedicated to lost pet care, animal abuse investigations and rescue efforts.

On Tuesday, March 20, $1 from every drink purchased was donated to the organization. Dutch Bros was able to raise more than $3,900.

"We are so excited to donate to Multnomah County Animal Services," said Kelsey Smith, operator of Dutch Bros - South Gresham. "It means a lot that we can support our neighbors in the amazing work they do for animals."

With the money Multnomah County Animal Services will be able to support and advocate for the care and welfare of shelter animals.

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