In the community

Minimum-security inmates host senior luncheon, finding holiday spirit in giving back

John Brown, a minimum-security inmate at SCRI, sang ‘Silent Night’ and other Christmas songs as part of the choir for the event. (The Enterprise/Kristine de Leon)

ONTARIO — Gravy churned in a large vat. Steam plumed out. A persistent clatter sounded throughout the kitchen as ladies banged plastic trays.

In the minimum security unit of Snake River Correctional Institution, inmates at the sprawling kitchen sliced meat . . .

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