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For Immediate Release:
September 29, 2016
Media Contact:
Caitlin MacLaren

Miami-Dade County Employees Donate to Victims of Pulse Shooting

Miami-Dade County is sending a $13,696.06 check to the OneOrlando fund, which benefits the victims and family members of the Pulse Nightclub shooting in Orlando. Miami-Dade County employees contributed their unused annual and holiday leave time to the fund after Commissioner Levine Cava sponsored a resolution authorizing the donations from employees in June.

Commissioner Levine Cava will join SAVE Dade at the October 5, 2016, Board of County Commissioners meeting to recognize the County’s contribution the OneOrlando Fund. The special recognition will take place at 9:00 a.m. on October 5, 2016, in the Commission Chambers of the Stephen P. Clark Government Center, 111 NW 1st Street, Miami, FL 33128.

“This is a clear sign of solidarity from our community with Orlando,” said Commissioner Levine Cava. “I am impressed with the generosity of our County employees who stepped up in a time of need.”