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For Immediate Release:
August 15, 2011
Media Contact:
Marta Martinez-Aleman


Over 2,000 book bags distributed at Vice Chairwoman Edmonson’s annual Back-to-School Fun Day

Over 2,000 book bags distributed at Vice Chairwoman Edmonson's annual Back-to-School Fun Day

Vice Chairwoman Audrey M. Edmonson gave away 2,200 backpacks filled with school supplies to children who came to her 5th Annual Back to School Fun Day/Health and Info Fair at Jefferson Reaves Park, 3090 NW 50th St., Miami on Saturday, August 6, 2011. The day was filled with free fun activities for the children; music and the African Heritage Cultural Arts Center Drum Line; a visit from McGruff, the Crime Watch dog; sodas and hot dogs; information on health and nutrition, and County and community services; testing for cholesterol, blood pressure and sugar levels by Jackson Health System and other health concerns; and free vaccinations for back-to-school by the Miami Dade County Health Department.