For Immediate Release:
November 16, 2011

Media Contact:
Olga Vega

Commissioner Jose “Pepe” Diaz to distribute 200 turkeys to District 12 students


(Miami-Dade County, FL) -- 
On Wednesday, November 16, 2011, Commissioner Jose "Pepe" Diaz will distribute 200 turkeys to selected District 12 students and their families for the Thanksgiving holiday. The turkeys will be provided by Contractors Resources and other goods will be provided by Farm Share. 

"Around Thanksgiving, my office reaches out to schools in my district to help students and their families that may be in need over the holidays," said Commissioner Diaz. "Every child deserves to have a great Thanksgiving meal with their loved ones, and I'm happy to work with local organizations who really exemplify the spirit of the season by donating turkeys to hundreds of people."  

The students that will receive the turkey donations come from the following schools: John G. DuPuis Elementary, Hialeah Gardens Elementary, Sweetwater Elementary, John I. Smith, Mater Academy Charter Elementary/Middle/High, Ben Sheppard Elementary, West Hialeah Gardens Elementary, Ernest R. Graham Elementary, Marjory Stoneman Douglas Elementary, Eugenia B. Thomas K-8 Center, Milam K-8 Center, Youth Co-Op Charter K-8 Center, Dr. Rolando Espinosa K-8 Center, Doral Academy Charter Middle/High, Jose Marti Middle, Paul Bell Middle, Palm Springs Middle, Hialeah Gardens Middle, Hialeah Gardens High, Mater Lakes Academy Middle/High, Ronald Reagan Doral High.

Who: Miami-Dade County Commissioner Jose “Pepe” Diaz
Contractors Resources
Farm Share

What:Annual Thanksgiving Turkey Giveaway

When: November 16, 2011, 6:00 p.m.- 0:0 p.m.

Where:District 12 Office
8345 NW 12th Street
Miami, FL 33126


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