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Mayor Gimenez to host press conference regarding Miami-Dade County hurricane preparedness effort

MIAMI (May 31, 2017)

Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez will be hosting the annual hurricane preparedness press conference just as the season begins, on June 1, at 1 p.m. at the HistoryMiami museum (101 W. Flagler St.). Chairman Esteban Bovo, members of the Board of County Commissioners, and Miami-Dade Fire Rescue and Emergency Management will join Mayor Gimenez in explaining the County’s efforts to prepare for the upcoming Hurricane Season, which runs through November 30.

Follow Miami-Dade County (@MiamiDadeCounty) and Mayor Gimenez (@MayorGimenez) on Facebook and Twitter to view a live feed of the press conference, or log onto Miami-Dade Television will also broadcast the press conference on cable channel 76 for Atlantic Broadband, Comcast and Xfinity and channel 99 for AT&T U-Verse.

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Carlos A. Gimenez, Miami-Dade County Mayor
Members, Board of County Commissioners
Curtis Sommerhoff, Office of Emergency Management, Director
Jorge Zamanillo, HistoryMiami Museum Director
Bryan Norcross, Senior Hurricane Specialist at The Weather Channel
Press conference on Miami-Dade County hurricane preparedness.
June 01, 2017 — 01:00 p.m. - 02:00 p.m.
HistoryMiami Museum
101 W Flagler St.
Miami, FL 33130
(Hurricane Andrew exhibit on the second floor)
Editor's Note:
Media will have the opportunity to walk around the new "Hurricane Andrew: 25 Years Later" exhibition opening at HistoryMiami Museum on June 1. The exhibit will run through January 15, 2018.