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Media Advisory
September 23, 2009
For More Information
Contact: Public Affairs Office
(850) 488-0420

Resource Fair at Clayton E. Hutcheson Agricultural Center

West Palm Beach  -  On Friday, September 25, 2009, the Florida Department of Corrections along with the Palm Beach County Criminal Justice Commission’s Weed and Seed Program will be hosting a Resource Fair at the Clayton E. Hutcheson Agricultural Center located at 559 N. Military Trail in West Palm Beach from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The purpose of the Resource Fair is to assist those on supervision with their re-entry into society by helping them find jobs and housing, and to connect them to local resources for health care, education, etc.  While the Resource Fair is focused on assisting citizens on state probation in Palm Beach County, the general public is encouraged to attend.

Local businesses, health care providers, educational institutions and community resource organizations will be in attendance or will have applications available.

The Department of Corrections currently supervises more than 121,000 people on supervision statewide.

There will be video and audio opportunities for reporters as well as interviews with probation officials. 

For more information Reporters may call Gretl Plessinger or Jo Ellyn Rackleff at 850-488-0420.