January 16, 2017
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If you would like to attend, please contact the Florida Department of Corrections’ Office of Communications as soon as possible at (850) 488-0420. Attendees will need to complete and submit a media background access form. No video or photos may be taken without prior consent and approval of Department staff at the event.
|WHAT:||Media are invited to the graduation of the Prison Pups N Pals program. The Prison Pups N Pals program brings together rescue dogs from the Halifax Humane Society with inmates from Tomoka Correctional Institution Work Camp for obedience training. Graduating dogs are crate trained, housebroken, spayed/neutered, up-to-date on shots and micro-chipped.|
|WHEN:||Thursday, January 18, at 10:00 a.m. ET|
|WHERE:||Tomoka Correctional Institution – Work Camp
3950 Tiger Bay Road
Daytona Beach, FL 32124
|WHY:||Through programs like Prison Pups N Pals, the Department of Corrections provides inmates with job skills that lead to productive employment and law-abiding lives upon release.|
|CONTACT:||Adoption forms may be obtained by calling the Halifax Humane Society at 386-274-4703. For more information about the program, please visit www.prisonpups.org or halifaxhumanesociety.org.|
|DIRECTIONS:||From Orlando: I-4 East to exit 129, East 92 – Merge onto W INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY BLVD/US-92 E via EXIT 129 on the LEFT toward Daytona Beach, Make a U-TURN at OLD DELAND RD onto W INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY BLVD/US-92 W, follow for 2.1 miles and turn RIGHT onto INDIAN LAKE RD, follow .8 miles and Turn LEFT onto TIGER BAY RD, follow until reaching TOMOKA CI WORK CAMP
From Jacksonville: I-95 S to exit 261B, West 92 – Merge onto W INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY BLVD/US-92 W via EXIT 261B toward DELAND, follow 4.6 miles and Turn RIGHT onto INDIAN LAKE Road, follow .8 miles and Turn LEFT onto TIGER BAY RD, follow until reaching TOMOKA CI WORK CAMP
As Florida's largest state agency, the Department of Corrections employs 24,000 members statewide, incarcerates approximately 97,000 inmates and supervises nearly 167,000 offenders in the community.
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