Money gambled away at Seven Feathers Casino Resort will help support Umpqua Community College students with small children, as well as 57 other causes in Southwest Oregon. The Cow Creek Umpqua Indian Foundation on Thursday handed out checks totaling $413,636 to nonprofit organizations from seven Oregon counties, including Douglas, which received a total of $66,500 across nine groups. Among them was UCC. The college received $5,000 for child care scholarships for full- and part-time students. Susan Taylor, UCC’s grant development coordinator, said the scholarships will be critical in allowing students a gateway to higher education and a chance out of …
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