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Julie L. Jones, Secretary


Media Advisory
September 2, 2014
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Contact: Communications
(850) 488-0420

Jefferson Correctional Institution to Hold Community Partnership Meeting

~Attendees will get to tour the institution and get a better understanding of the facility and its operations~

WHAT: This Community Partnership Meeting is intended to bring community leaders together, to give them a greater understanding of the prison system while providing them with an overview of the Jefferson Correctional Institution (CI) and its operations.  Presenters will focus on Jefferson CI's extensive efforts to prepare inmates educationally, socially and vocationally for re-entry into society.
WHEN: Thursday, September 4. The meeting will coincide with the Monticello Community Prayer Breakfast which will begin at 7:00 a.m. The community partnership meeting will begin at 8:15 a.m. after the breakfast.The event will include a brief informative presentation, a guided tour of the institution and refreshments.
WHERE: Jefferson Correctional Institution
1050 Big Joe Road
Monticello, Florida 32344
WHO: Department of Corrections and local community leaders and members.  The Community Partnership Meeting is open to all media, however no video or photos may be taken without the prior consent and approval from Department staff at the event. No cell phones will be permitted inside the institution.
RSVP: Community members who wish to attend the Community Partnership event need to contact Jefferson Correctional Institution at (850) 342-0385 to RSVP. Media who wish to attend need to contact the Department of Corrections Communications Office at (850) 488-0420.

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