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PHOTOS: Families bond at Ontario refugee center’s premier summer carnival

Khaliya Mohamed plays at the duck station with Mirna Al Jasem at the Ontario refugee center's family carnival on July 23, 2021. (ANGELINA KATSANIS/The Enterprise)

ONTARIO - As part of their summer events, Ontario's Immigrant & Refugee Community Organization hosted its first family carnival in the Beck-Kiwanis Park Friday, and kids and adults alike had a blast winning prizes, eating treats and playing at the various stations.

The Oregon Department of Education had money left over due to Covid and last summer's quarantine, said Renee Cummings, the refugee organization's director.

"Because so many families had been stuck inside, we got this grant for families to get outside and spend time together," Cummings said.

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