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Timothy H. Cannon, Interim Secretary


Media Advisory
November 18, 2005
For More Information
Contact: Public Affairs Office
(850) 488-0420

Governor Bush to Dedicate Florida's 3rd Faith- and Character-Based Institution

What:
Governor Jeb Bush and Corrections Secretary James V. Crosby, Jr., will announce the conversion of Wakulla Correctional Institution into an entirely faith- and character-based institution. It is the largest of three such institutions in the state and country. Photo and interview opportunities will be available with staff and inmates.
When:
Wednesday, November 23, 9:30 - 11:00 a.m.
Where:
Wakulla Correctional Institution
110 Melaleuca Drive
Crawfordville, FL

Driving directions are available.

For more information about this event, or to view broadcast-ready B-roll, please visit the event resource menu.

ALL MEDIA MUST RSVP!

Media representatives who wish to attend the event must RSVP and undergo background screening prior to approval. How to RSVP:

1. Review policies: www.dc.state.fl.us/orginfo/media/policies.html
2. Download form: Media Access Background Form [MS Word Form]
3. Fax form to: Nikki Safford, 850/922-2848
4. No later than: Monday, November 21, 2005, 12:00 Noon

Attending media are to meet outside Wakulla CI Admin Building
NO LATER THAN 8:30 a.m. – NO MEDIA ENTRY ALLOWED
AFTER 9:55 a.m.

B-Roll Available

A 13-minute package of broadcast quality B-Roll on faith- and character-based institutions, including interviews with inmates, volunteers, staff and previously un-released footage inside the fence, will be available (for free!) via satellite downlink on November 23, from 2:00 to 2:30 p.m. Contact Les Dumas at 850/410-4457.

Download Link: C-Band, IAC6, Transponder 13