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Community College plans free career fair

Clackamas Community College has partnered with WorkSource Clackamas to host a career fair. The event will take place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 19 in the Randall Gym on the Oregon City Campus, 19600 Molalla Ave. More than 50 employers will be in attendance to hire for open positions and internship opportunities in health care, manufacturing, business, education, human services, retail, automotive and other industries.

The event is free to attend and open to students and the public. For more information, visit www.clackamas.edu/CareerFair

Council seeks nominations for Trails Achievement Award

The Oregon Recreation Trails Advisory Council is seeking nominations for its annual Doug Newman Recreation Trails Achievement Award. The award is named for the late council member Doug Newman and honors those who have made significant contributions to Oregon’s non-motorized recreational trails.

Nominations must be submitted by April 13 and should discuss the candidate’s accomplishments, how their accomplishments are an inspiration to others and the ways in which they have made a significant contribution to the planning, design, development or maintenance of recreation trails.

For more information or to submit a nomination, contact Rocky Houston, State Trails Coordinator, at 503-986-0750 or send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

America Legion seeks donations

The Estacada American Legion Cark Douglas Post is seeking donations for the raffle at their annual cruise-in fundraiser. The cruise-in will take place on June 18 at the Viewpoint Restaurant, 20189 S. Springwater Road. The proceeds from the cruise-in will support the Legion’s community service efforts, such as sending a candidate to Boys State and sponsoring Estacada Boy Scout Troop 210. For more information or to make a donation, contact post commander Douglas Jamieson at 503-630-3673 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

County ranks high in health outcomes, factors

In the 2016 County Health Rankings and Roadmaps program, Clackamas County ranked second in health outcomes and third in health factors among Oregon counties.

Heath outcomes included length and quality of life, and health factor included health behaviors, clinical care, social and economic factors and physical environment.

Clackamas County scored well in a number of areas, including the number of adults reporting physical activity, access to exercise opportunities, access to primary care physicians and dentists, the percentage of ninth-graders graduating high school within four years and the number of people with some college education.

“The health rankings show, once again, that Clackamas County is a wonderful place to live,” said Dana Lord, the county’s public health director.

The County Health Rankings and Roadmaps program is a collaboration between the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute.