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Florida Department of Corrections, Secretary Michael D. Crews

Florida Department of Corrections
Timothy H. Cannon, Interim Secretary


Media Advisory
January 25, 2012
For More Information
Contact: Press Office
(850) 488-0420

Photo Opportunity and Books Presentation at Governor’s Mansion by Florida Department of Corrections Staff

Who:

Wakulla Correctional Institution Warden Ricky Dixon and Assistant Warden James Coker will be presenting a sampling of the 14,000 books collected for First Lady Ann Scott’s book drive to her at the Governor’s Mansion. Correctional Officers from Wakulla CI will also be in attendance, including Wakulla CI Correctional Officer Rhonda Hicks, who coauthored a children’s book entitled “Mr. Metals and the Pull of the Magnet” that she will be presenting to the First Lady.

What:

Department of Corrections employees collected 14,000 books statewide for the First Lady’s 2nd Annual Holiday Book Drive. The books will be given to children’s charities and adult literacy programs across the state, such as Adult and Family Literacy Centers, Boys and Girls Clubs, and the Florida Sheriffs Youth Ranch.

When:

3 pm Thursday, January 26, 2012 at the Governor’s Mansion at 700 North Adams Street, Tallahassee, FL 32303

Parking:

Contact the Department of Corrections Public Affairs Office at 850-488-0420.