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Julie L. Jones, Secretary

Press Release
October 31, 2013
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Contact: Communications
(850) 488-0420

Inmates to Graduate from Responsible Parenting Program at Martin Correctional Institution

~Malachi Dads seeks to help foster inmate’s growth and development into responsible fathers.~

WHAT: Martin Correctional Institution will graduate a group of more than 30 inmates from the Malachi Dad’s program on Friday, November 1, 2013.  Malachi Dads is a division of the AWANA Lifeline prison ministry that seeks to educate imprisoned fathers on the importance of responsible parenting and aims to improve inmate’s skills in areas such as fathering, spiritually, education, morality, and vocation.
WHEN: Friday, November 1, 2013
Graduation Ceremony from 5 p.m. - 7 p.m.
WHERE: Martin Correctional Institution
1150 S.W. Allapattah Road
Indiantown, FL 34956
RSVP: Media who wish to attend need to contact the Department of Corrections’ Communications Office at (850) 488-0420 and submit the Media Access Form prior to the event.  Forms must be submitted and approved before access can be granted. 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.
Directions: Take I-95 to Exit 110 (State Road 714). Go west to 4-way stop sign. Turn right onto SR-609. Martin is approximately three miles on the left side. Turnpike directions: Take turnpike to Stuart exit. Take first left onto State Road 714 to stop sign. Turn right onto State Road 609. The institution is approximately three miles on the left side.


As Florida's largest state agency, the Department of Corrections employs more than 25,000 members statewide, oversees more than 100,000 inmates and supervises nearly 146,000 offenders in the community.

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