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Fundraiser will benefit endowment honoring Catholic wildlands firefighter
John Percin Jr.
John Percin Jr.

A Dec. 12 fundraiser will benefit a Clackamas Community College endowment created in honor of John Percin Jr. of West Linn, one of 19 Granite Mountain Hotshot firefighters who died June 30 in Yarnell, Ariz.

The endowment was established in Percin's name to benefit students in the college's Wildland Firefighting program. Percin, 24, attended West Linn High School and was a parishioner of Resurrection Parish in Tualatin, where he was confirmed as a teenager. His family still lives in West Linn.

Joe Torillo, a first responder to the 9/11 terrorist attack in New York City, will be the keynote speaker at the fundraiser, scheduled for 7 p.m. Dec. 12 at Athey Creek Middle School, 2900 S.W. Borland Road in West Linn. The event is free, but donations will be solicited.

The fundraiser is sponsored by state Rep. Julie Parrish, R-West Linn; the nonprofit Tribute to Honor; and the Clackamas Community College Foundation. Tribute to Honor, established to benefit 9/11 families, now assists first responders and their families.

For more information on the event of the Percin endowment, contact Vicki Smith, 503-594-3128.

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