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For Immediate Release:
July 27, 2012
Media Contact:
Jason Smith


Commissioner Monestime hosts Back-To-School Book Bag Giveaways in District 2

Commissioner Jean Monestime, District 2, is making sure that students in his district are ready for the upcoming school year with two Back-to-School Book Bag Giveaway events scheduled for August 4 and August 5, 2012.

On Saturday, August 4, District 2 residents are invited to a book bag giveaway at Gwen Cherry Park, 7090 NW 22nd Avenue, from noon to 3 p.m. At the event, attendees can also enjoy a free bounce house, popcorn and snow cones.

On Sunday, August 5, a book bag giveaway and family fun day will be held at Oak Grove Park, 690 NE 159th Street, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.  Music, games, food and a bounce house will be on-site for family enjoyment.  Free blood pressure screenings will be provided by Miami-Dade Fire Rescue.

At both events, a parent must accompany their child to receive a book bag.

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

WHO:                    Miami-Dade County Commissioner Jean Monestime 

WHAT:                  Book Bag Giveaway Weekend

WHEN:                  Saturday, August 4, 2012
                              Noon – 3 p.m.  at Gwen Cherry Park, 7090 NW 22nd Avenue

                              Sunday, August 5, 2012
                              2 p.m. – 5 p.m. at Oak Grove Park, 690 NE 159th Street