Pacific, Tuality offer free health checks
Free health screenings will be offered at the Pacific University Health Fair from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 2, at the Tuality Health Education Center, 334 S.E. Eighth Ave. in Hillsboro.
Screenings for blood pressure, glucose and cholesterol, mental health, hearing and vision are part of the event. Participants can also bring their walkers and canes for adjustments, and bike helmets for free fittings.
Door prizes will be provided by local businesses.
Adelante Mujeres hosts annual fundraiser
Adelante Mujeres, a Forest Grove 501c3 nonprofit dedicated to empowering Latina women and their families, is holding their annual Fiesta of Hope Saturday, April 16. Registration for the event closes April 6 and can be completed at adelantemujeres.org. Tickets are $100 per person. The event starts at 6 p.m. and is held at the Oregon Zoo. The evening includes dinner, dancing and an auction.
SOLV cleanup nets 90,000 pounds of debris
More than 4,800 volunteers removed nearly 90,000 pounds of litter and marine debris from the Oregon coast Friday during a Spring Oregon Beach Cleanup event sponsored by SOLVE.
The Oregon-based nonprofits effort was designed to remove trash from the states 363-mile coastline. Beach cleanups are a bi-annual tradition dating back to 1984. In the last 32 years nearly 250,000 volunteers have removed about 3.3 million pounds of trash.