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Florida Department of Corrections, Secretary Michael D. Crews

Florida Department of Corrections
Timothy H. Cannon, Interim Secretary


Media Advisory
January 8, 2013
For More Information
Contact: Communications
(850) 488-0420

Media Member!
You are invited to the Dog Training Program
at Tomoka Correctional Institution Work Camp

WHAT: The Prison Pals N Pups program brings together rescue dogs from the West Volusia Kennel Club and Halifax Humane Society with inmates from Tomoka Correctional Institution Work Camp, who obedience-train them. The dogs who graduate earn the AKC Canine Good Citizen Certificate. The graduating dogs are crate trained, housebroken, spayed/neutered, up-to-date on shots and micro-chipped.  
WHERE: Tomoka Correctional Institution Work Camp
3950 Tiger Bay Road
Daytona Beach, Florida  32124
WHEN: Wednesday, February 13, 2013.  The event will begin at 10 a.m. EST and reporters will have an opportunity to interview and photograph/film inmates and program participants.
WHO: Department of Corrections and local dignitaries to Volusia County. The graduation ceremony is open to all media.
DEPARTMENT
CONTACT:
If you wish to attend the Prison Pals N Pups graduation ceremony, please contact the Department of Corrections’ Communications Office at (850) 488-0420 several days before the scheduled graduation, as Media Access forms will need to be completed.

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