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For Immediate Release:
November 22, 2013
Media Contact:
Trenae Floyd
trenae@miamidade.gov
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Commissioner Jordan teams up with Music Philanthropist to distribute Thanksgiving baskets to needy residents


Miami Gardens, FL - Several needy families who were pre-selected in North Miami-Dade County will receive Thanksgiving baskets with all the trimmings thanks to Miami-Dade County Commissioner Barbara J. Jordan and Ted Lucas, CEO of the Ted Lucas Foundation. The distribution of canned goods and turkeys will begin on Tuesday, November 26, at 9:00 a.m., at Landmark, 20000 N.W. 47 Avenue, in Miami, Florida, where Commissioner Jordan and Lucas will be joined by Miami Dolphins Alumni. The goodwill mission will continue throughout the morning as Commissioner Jordan and Lucas make front door visits to several of Miami-Dade County’s neediest residents. Throughout the day, more than 750 turkeys will be distributed to pre-selected local organizations, churches, and residents at Landmark.

Commissioner Jordan’s annual Thanksgiving Basket distribution was sponsored in part by the Ted Lucas Foundation, Landmark Aviation, Miami Dolphins, Suffolk Construction, and World Waste Recycling.

Who:  Commissioner Barbara J. Jordan and Ted Lucas of the Ted Lucas Foundation
What:  Distribution of 750 turkeys and food baskets to needy families
When:  Tuesday, November 26, 2012, at 9:00 a.m. (see additional times listed below)
Where:  9:00 a.m. – Landmark, 20000 NW 47 Avenue, Miami
10:00 a.m. - Audria Green, 1820 NW 188 Terrace, Miami Gardens, 305-967-3129         
10:30am  - Adrian Miller, 17720 N.W 11th Avenue, Miami Gardens, 786-506-0145
11:00am -  Tamara Smith, 16833 N.W 28th Avenue, Miami Gardens, 786-474-7141
11:30am -   Valentine Jean, 2960 N.W 156th Street Miami Gardens, 305-458-2032
1:00 p.m. -  Landmark, 20000 N.W. 47 Avenue, Miami