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Media Advisory
January 9, 2009

For More Information
Contact: Public Affairs Office
(850) 488-0420

Offender Job and Resource Fair at Marianna Probation Office

On Monday, January 12, 2009, the Florida Department of Corrections will be hosting a Offender Job Resource Fair at the Marianna Probation Office located at 2863 Green Street from 9 am - 1:30 pm. The purpose of the Job Fair is to assist offenders on supervision with their reentry into society by helping them find jobs and housing, and to connect them to local resources for health care, education, etc. The Job and Resource Fair is focused on assisting offenders on state probation in Jackson and Calhoun counties.

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 159,000 offenders on supervision statewide.

For more information about the Job Fair, offenders can call Marianna P&P Correctional Probation Senior Supervisor Ronald Mathis at 850 482-9524. Reporters may call Communications Director Gretl Plessinger at 850-778-6758.

Directions to the Marianna probation office: Exit off (exit 142) I-10 and travel north on Highway 71. Turn left (west) on Highway 90. Travel into Marianna.  After passing the Jackson County Court House go 1 block and turn left (south) on Green Street. Travel 1 block south to the office located at 2863 Green St.  850-482-9524.