For Immediate Release:
February 24, 2012

Media Contact:
Olga Vega

"14 Days of Neighborly Love" initiative ends with $2.27 per gallon gas in Sweetwater


(Miami-Dade County, FL) -- 
With the price of gas nearing almost $4 per gallon, drivers in Sweetwater may experience a little sticker shock – in a good way – on Monday, February 27, 2012. That’s when Commissioner Jose “Pepe” Diaz’s “14 Days of Neighborly Love” initiative comes to a close, with residents in for another dip in gas prices at Finish Line gas station. As he did during the initiative’s kick-off, the station’s owner will drop the price on unleaded gas significantly, this time to $2.27 a gallon, capped at $20, to mark the last day of the initiative. Motorists can drop by the gas station from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. to receive the special pricing, and even get their tank filled by Commissioner Diaz himself.

The “14 Days of Neighborly Love – Inspiring Random Acts of Kindness” initiative, motivated in part by Valentine’s Day, involved businesses and organizations donating their time and services from February 14 to February 27 to residents as a way of showing love for their neighbors and community. Until February 27, residents were invited to take advantage of several services and goods offered at a discount or for free, such as tax preparation, marriage counseling, car washes, SunPass vouchers, and more.

Commissioner Diaz partnered with Finish Line during the kick-off on February 13 when the station temporarily dropped the price to $2.14 a gallon. Motorists were pleasantly surprised, commenting that in difficult financial times, it was great to receive a kind gesture.  This second price drop on February 27 was made possible by sponsorships from Anthony Cuevas, Finish Line station owner, Roly Ramirez, owner of Doral Collision Center, and Exclusive Motoring.

For more information on this initiative, please contact the commissioner’s office at 305-599-1200 or visit

Who: Miami-Dade County Commissioner Jose "Pepe" Diaz
Anthony Cuevas, Finish Line station owner
Roly Ramirez, owner of Doral Collision Center
Exclusive Motoring, located in Doral

What:Price drop on unleaded gas at Finish Line gas station – Part of "14 Days of Neighborly Love – Inspiring Random Acts of Kindness" initiative

When: February 27, 2012, 10:00 a.m.- 11:30 a.m.

Where:Finish Line Gas Station
10900 West Flagler Street


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