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17th Annual Arts & Olive Festival set for October 5th at Cañada College

Jose A. Garcia, Cañada College Visual Communications Coordinator  Phone: (650) 306-3211 E-mail: garciajose@smccd.edu
Mallory Stevens, Coordinator Arts & Olive Festival Phone: (650) 306-3109 E-mail: stevensm@smccd.edu

17th Annual Arts & Olive Festival set for October 5th at Cañada College
Redwood City, CA (Aug. 29, 2014) – The 17th Annual Arts & Olive Festival will be held on Sunday, October 5th, 2014 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Cañada College, 4200 Farm Hill Blvd. Redwood City. Admission and parking are free but a $5 donation is requested to support the Cañada College Student Scholarship fund.
The annual celebration on the spectacular college campus overlooking the Santa Cruz Mountains mixes olives, olive oils, vinegars and food with local artists, musicians, dancers, and performers on two stages. A list of participating olive vendors and artists is available at www.olivefest.org. Get ready for the upcoming holiday season. There will be olive oil tastings, tapenades, olives, art ven…

Cañada College expands the Working Families Success Network strategy

Jose A. Garcia, Cañada College  Phone: (650) 306-3211 E-mail: garciajose@smccd.edu
Lauren Lewis, Achieving the Dream Phone: (917) 613-6419 (cell) E-mail: llewis@achievingthedream.org

Achieving the Dream Announces the Selection of Cañada College for the National Community College Expansion of the Working Families Success Network Strategy
Cañada College commits to implementing the WFSN strategy to support more low-income students and their families achieve their academic and financial goals Redwood City, CA (Aug. 28, 2014) –Achieving the Dream today announced a national community college expansion of the Working Families Success Network (WFSN) strategy. Cañada College is one of 16 community colleges in four states that will implement the strategy — used at over 100 sites in the nation to help low-income individuals and families achieve financial stability — to promote postsecondary completion for students whose economic challenges can thwart their academic and career goals. The WFS…