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For Immediate Release:
November 26, 2013
Media Contact:
Laura Phillips
laf@miamidade.gov
305-755-7842

Make Holiday Gift-Giving Unforgettable With Gifts ''Outside the Box'' at Miami-Dade County Parks' Online ''Parkstore''


(MIAMI, November 26, 2013) - Looking for “outside the box” holiday gifts for that special someone? The Miami-Dade County Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department has fun, health-minded and exhilarating adventure-packed gifts that they will remember for years to come at their online Parkstore.  Visit Parkstore today at http://parkstore.miamidade.gov

You’ll find these exciting gift options for everyone on your gift-giving list, and plenty more:

There’s also the option to ‘go green’ with “Adopt-A-Park” or “Adopt-A-Tree” packages, so your loved one can be part of a living legacy that they can enjoy for years to come.  

The Parkstore site is easy to browse and major credit cards are accepted.  Purchases are shipped to the customer within a week and the option for overnight delivery is available at an additional charge.  All of these great non-traditional holiday gift options are just a click away at Miami-Dade County Parks’ Parkstore, by visiting http://parkstore.miamidade.gov. 

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 www.miamidade.gov/parks/.

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 www.miamidade.gov/parks_foundation

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