For Immediate Release:
August 06, 2012

Media Contact:
Olga Vega

Commissioner Jose "Pepe" Diaz to host book bag giveaway for upcoming school year


(Miami-Dade County, FL) -- 
The new school year is around the corner and Commissioner Jose "Pepe" Diaz is helping kids prepare at his annual Back-to-School Book Bag Giveaway on Wednesday, August 8, 2012 at the commissioner's district office. Every year, teachers in Commissioner Diaz's district select students who are most in need and the commissioner gives them book bags filled with school supplies.

The students attending this year's event represent 20 schools from around District 12. The donated supplies were made possible through sponsorships by Wal-Mart and Flagler Development. The Miami Marlins and Miami Dolphins will also be participating.

For more information, please contact Commissioner Diaz's office at 305-599-1200.

Who: Miami-Dade County Commissioner Jose "Pepe" Diaz

What:Annual Back-to-School Book Bag Giveaway

When: August 08, 2012, 6:00 p.m.

Where:Commissioner Diaz’s District Office
8345 N.W. 12 Street


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Stephen P. Clark Center
111 NW 1st Street, Suite 320 Miami, Florida 33128
(305) 375-4343


It is the policy of Miami Dade County to comply with all of the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. The facility is accessible. For sign language interpreters, assistive listening devices or materials in accessible format, please call 305-599-1200 at least five days in advance.