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For Immediate Release:
August 05, 2013
Media Contact:
Laura Phillips

Miami-Dade County Parks Announces Winner of the July ''Show Your Park Love'' Sweepstakes

The Miami-Dade County Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department proudly announces: Miami-Dade County resident Alex Comesanas is the winner of the July Facebook contest "Show Your Park Love" Wing Flyer Bicycle Sweepstakes. The prize, a brand new Wing Flyer (a step cycle with the look of a scooter), was provided courtesy of Mack Cycle and Fitness.  Pictured above, Comensanas and son (right) with his new Wing Flyer,and Mack Cycle and Fitness Manager Ricardo Rix (left).  Miami-Dade County Parks selected the winner by random drawing at its downtown Miami headquarters.

The bicycle sweepstakes was part of the Department's celebratory activities for Park and Recreation Month, as a means to encourage residents of all ages to get out and experience the many fun, recreational activities at park sites across Miami-Dade County that can help them improve their health and well-being. 

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About the Miami-Dade County Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department:
Nationally accredited, a three-time winner of the NRPA National Gold Medal Award, winner of the 2013 Florida Governor's Sustained Excellence Award and the 2009 Florida Governor's Sterling Award for excellence in management and operations, Miami-Dade County Parks is the third largest county park system in the United States, consisting of 260 parks and 12,825 acres of land.  It is one of the most unique park and recreation systems in the world.  Made up of more than just playgrounds and athletic fields, it also comprises out-of-school, sports-development, and summer-camp programs; programs for seniors and people with disabilities; educational nature centers and nature preserves; environmental restoration efforts; arts and culture programs and events; the renowned Zoo Miami and the Deering Estate at Cutler; the Crandon Tennis Center, home of the Sony Open; golf courses; beaches; marinas; campgrounds; pools; and more.  For information about Miami-Dade County Parks call 3-1-1, or visit

Miami-Dade County Parks is supported by The Parks Foundation of Miami-Dade a non-profit 501(c)3 organization supporting the Miami-Dade County Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department's efforts to further develop Miami-Dade County's world-class parks system for residents and visitors.  Its mission is to create a healthier, more livable and sustainable Miami community by ensuring the implementation of the Parks Open Space Master Plan and the development of year-round park and recreation programs for local children, adults and people with disabilities.  For more information on the Parks Foundation, please visit

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