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For Immediate Release:
November 20, 2015
Media Contact:
Rona Bellamy
rbellam@miamidade.gov
305-375-2831

Commissioner Jordan to give away more than 800 Thanksgiving turkeys to needy families


MIAMI GARDENS, FL – Miami-Dade County Commissioner Barbara J. Jordan will distribute hundreds of Thanksgiving turkeys in northwest Miami-Dade County on Tuesday, Nov. 24 as part of her 11th annual Thanksgiving turkey giveaway.

More than 800 pre-selected families will receive turkeys at Landmark Auditorium, then Commissioner Jordan will team up with record mogul Ted Lucas to deliver turkeys and Thanksgiving baskets to the homes of four needy families in District 1. The baskets will include fresh vegetables, canned goods, stuffing and other holiday trimmings.

The turkey giveaways will all take place on Nov. 24 at the following times and locations:

9 to 9:45 a.m. – Landmark Auditorium, 20000 NW 47th Avenue.
(Photo op with Commissioner Jordan and sponsors from 9 to 9:45 a.m. at Landmark and 10 to 11:30 a.m. at the various homes)

10 a.m. – Home of Lois Jackson, 16221 NW 19th Avenue

10:30 a.m. – Home of Katrina Nottage,16010 NW 21st Avenue

11 a.m. – Home of Shaneka Hill, 19353 NW 30th Court

11:30 a.m. – Home of Cleomie Brownlee, 18613 NW 45th Avenue

Sponsors of the turkey distribution and door-to-door basket donations include the Ted Lucas Foundation, Farm Share, Landmark Aviation, Miami Dolphins, Orion Jet Center, and World Waste Recycling.