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Julie L. Jones, Secretary

Press Release
June 8, 2015
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Contact: Communications
(850) 488-0420

Hernando Correctional Institution to hold Faith and Character Based Residential Program Graduation

Brooksville, Fla. – Hernando Correctional Institution will graduate the first class of female Faith and Character inmates.

WHAT: The Faith and Character Based Residential Program provides an opportunity for offenders to change criminal thinking and behavior through an emphasis on spiritual, moral and character development alongside life-skills training.  The 1,220 hour program offers inmates valuable training aimed at helping them successfully reintegrate with Florida's communities.
WHEN: Friday, June 12, 2015 at 3:30 p.m. EST
WHERE: Hernando Correctional Institution –Chapel
16415 Spring Hill Dr
Brooksville, FL 34604
CONTACT: If you wish to attend the graduation ceremony, please contact the Department of Corrections' Office of Communications at (850) 488-0420 as soon as possible, as attendees will need to complete and submit a Media Access Form.

Please note: No video or photos may be taken without the prior consent and approval from Department staff at the event. No cell phones or cameras will be permitted inside the institution.



As Florida's largest state agency, the Department of Corrections employs more than 22,000 members statewide, incarcerates more than 100,000 inmates and supervises nearly 146,000 offenders in the community.

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