Free family fun fair at Adventist Academy, MHCC recoginzed as military-friendly college

CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Fun to be had at the Sunny city Kids Fair. Free family fun fair and concert

Adventist Health is sponsoring an afternoon of free fun called SunnyCity Kids Fair featuring a bounce house, face painting, fire engine and ambulance tours, a fossil museum, music school, games, giveaways, health screenings and more.

The fair starts at 1 p.m. Sunday July 1, at Portland Adventist Academy, 1500 S.E. 96th Ave. At 3:45 p.m. there will be a fire juggling show and at 4 p.m. the world-renowned rock violinist Aaron Meyer will give a concert on the lawn.

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MHCC recognized as military friendly

Mt. Hood Community College was named a military-friendly institution for its practices that cater to military personnel and veterans.

MHCC waives the admission application fee for military students and veterans, awards college credit for military training and experience and offers mentoring and onboarding support to new military students and veterans.

MHCC earned the designation for the 2018-19 school year by the Military Friendly School Survey.

MHCC is one of three community colleges statewide to make the 2018-19 list.

Earlier this year, the Oregon Department of Veterans' Affairs awarded a $60,720 two-year grant to the college to update the MHCC Veterans Resource Center with new furniture and computers, launch a new class for vets for life and career planning and hire a part-time outreach specialist for the department.

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