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For Immediate Release:
August 11, 2011
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Mac-Kinley Lauriston


Commissioner Jean Monestime helps students get ready for the new school year with FREE book bag giveaway

Children and their families are invited to get ready for the new school year with help from Commissioner Jean Monestime. On Sunday, August 14, 2011, families can attend the commissioner's Inaugural Back-to-School Giveaway at Oak Grove Park, 680 NE 159th Street, starting at 2 p.m.

Free book bags and school supplies will be distributed while supplies last. In addition, there will be free food, music and games, as well as glucose and blood pressure screenings. Parents must accompany their children in order for them to receive a book bag.

For more information, please contact Commissioner Monestime's office at 305-694-2779.

Miami-Dade County Commissioner Jean Monestime
FREE Book Bag giveaway for students
August 14, 2011, 2:00 p.m.
Oak Grove Park
680 NE 159th Street, Miami