Commissioners to co-host Veterans Covenant signing on May 16

From: Tracy Moreland, Clackamas County Public & Government Affairs, 503-655-8520

Media and Interested Parties

Clackamas County Commissioners will co-host the signing of the Clackamas County Veterans Covenant at 2 p.m. on Monday, May 16, at Clackamas Community College (CCC) in Oregon City. CCC will co-host the event.

The covenant is a pledge by the county and partners to support military veterans and their families. The event coincides with CCC's 50th anniversary celebration in May, and will help highlight programs that veterans can use to access educational, employment and other opportunities.

Commissioner Martha Schrader will sign the covenant on behalf of the Board of Commissioners. Also signing will be CCC President Joanne Truesdell, Sen. Alan Olsen, Rep. Julie Parrish, Oregon Veterans Affairs Director Cameron Smith, Oregon National Guard members, and city mayors.

A reception will immediately follow the ceremony. Veterans and their families are invited to attend.

The event will be held at Gregory Forum on CCC campus, 19600 Molalla Ave. in Oregon City.

For more information, members of the media and public may contact Community Relations Specialist Tracy Moreland at 503-655-8520.