Mario Hernandez, right, receives a free haircut from Manatee Technical College cosmetology student Ruby Romo during Homeless Stand Down, a free event to help out the struggling and homeless population of Manatee County on Saturday morning, November 5, 2016 at the Manatee County Fairgrounds in Palmetto. Hundreds of residents flocked to the event for medical assistance, free food, haircuts and even acupuncture.
Mario Hernandez, right, receives a free haircut from Manatee Technical College cosmetology student Ruby Romo during Homeless Stand Down, a free event to help out the struggling and homeless population of Manatee County on Saturday morning, November 5, 2016 at the Manatee County Fairgrounds in Palmetto. Hundreds of residents flocked to the event for medical assistance, free food, haircuts and even acupuncture. Zack Wittman zwittman@bradenton.com
Mario Hernandez, right, receives a free haircut from Manatee Technical College cosmetology student Ruby Romo during Homeless Stand Down, a free event to help out the struggling and homeless population of Manatee County on Saturday morning, November 5, 2016 at the Manatee County Fairgrounds in Palmetto. Hundreds of residents flocked to the event for medical assistance, free food, haircuts and even acupuncture. Zack Wittman zwittman@bradenton.com

MTC students provide haircuts, manicures to veterans and those in need

November 05, 2016 4:52 PM