File Name: CITIZEN'S PRESENTATION, BY EMILY MARQUEZ-DULIN,
Agenda Date: 2/17/2009
Agenda Item Number: 1E3
EMILY MARQUEZ-DULIN, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE HUMANE SOCIETY OF GREATER MIAMI/ADOPT-A-PET, RE: THE 2009 PURINA WALK FOR THE ANIMALS
Sally A. Heyman, Prime Sponsor
Board of County Commissioners
Ms. Emily Marquez-Dulin, Executive Director, Humane Society of Greater Miami (HSGM), noted Commissioner Heyman would be the Grand Marshall of the 2009 Purina Walk for the Animals on February 21, 2009. She pointed out that Commissioner Heyman helped create the partnership between the HSGM and the Miami-Dade Animal Services Department. Ms. Marquez-Dulin noted the Commission approved legislation that allowed the HSGM to provide low cost and free spay and neuter operations to animals in the County, as well as provide services to the inner city.
Ms. Stephanie Thomas, Special Events Manager, HSGM, noted University of Miami President Donna Shalala would be the Leader of the Pack at the 2009 Purina Walk for the Animals, which was an event that generated 3,000 participants and their pets. She expressed appreciation to the Commissioners for their support.
Ms. Marquez-Dulin, asked the Commission to assist the HSGM with publicizing this Walk.
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