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18, 2012

Maurice R. Hernandez


Commissioner Lynda Bell hosts Back-to-School Movie Night and Resource Fair at the Charter School at Waterstone in Homestead

Commissioner Lynda Bell brought some movie magic to more than 350 South Dade families this past Friday, September 14, 2012, by treating them to a free screening of Universal Pictures adaption of  Dr. Seuss' "The Lorax" during her "Back-to-School Movie Night and Resource Fair" at the Charter School at Waterstone in Homestead.

In addition to the film, free cotton candy, popcorn and refreshments were provided in a family friendly atmosphere. Families were also able to participate in a resource fair where they received free services and invaluable information from participating community organizations and institutions.

"I am delighted to have had the opportunity to host this free movie night and resource fair where families had the chance to establish new and lasting friendships, as well as build a sense of community among local residents," said Commissioner Bell. "I am also gratified that these families were able to benefit from our local resource fair to obtain free services and gather invaluable information intended to enrich their lives and that of their children. I look forward to hosting many similar events like these in the months and years ahead."

A special thanks goes to the many community organizations and institutions which participated in the Resource Fair, including: The Girls Scouts Tropical Council of Florida; The Miami-Dade Public Library System; The Florida Heiken Children's Vision Program at the Miami Lighthouse for the Blind; The Parent Teacher Student Organization at Charter School at Waterstone; New York Life Child I.D. Program; The National Karate Academy; Belly Dancing by Shayna; The City of Homestead Education Committee; The Banyan Street Community Center, and Robeks Fruit Smoothies.