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For Immediate Release:
August 08, 2013
Media Contact:
Maurice R. Hernandez


Vice Chair Lynda Bell to host her 3rd Annual Back-to-School Backpack Giveaway at Camp Owaissa Bauer!

Vice Chair Lynda Bell, with the cooperation and generosity of Baptist Health South Florida, United Teachers of Dade, the Coca-Cola Company and Marriott, will be hosting her 3rd Annual Back-to-School Backpack Giveaway at Camp Owaissa Bauer on Saturday, August 10, 2013.  During this fun-filled family event, children who reside in District 8 and are financially disadvantaged will receive FREE backpacks filled with essential school supplies to start the new school year the right way. 

Additionally, please join us for an educational resource fair where you will find a wealth of informative materials designed to enhance your quality of life, as well as complimentary health screenings provided by Baptist Health which  include blood pressure tests, cholesterol, glucose level exams and much more.  Fun-filled activities for the entire family will also be available, including raffles and FREE food, while supplies last. 

Please note: The backpack giveaway is exclusively reserved for children who reside in County Commission District 8.  There is a maximum of two (2) backpacks per household, as there are a limited number available. I.D. will be requested for verification purposes.  However, all other attendees are welcome to partake in the day’s activities.  For more information about the event, please contact Vice Chair Lynda Bell’s district office at (305) 378-6677.

Commissioner Lynda Bell
Vice Chair Lynda Bell’s 3rd Annual Back-to-School Backpack Giveaway!
August 10, 2013, 10:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.
Camp Owaissa Bauer
17001 S.W. 264th Street
Miami, Florida 33031