March 28, 2018
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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 Prison Pups N Pals graduation ceremony. 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, March 29, at 10:00 a.m.|
|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 humane society at 386-274-4703. For more information about the program, please visit www.prisonpups.org.|
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.
Inspiring success by transforming one life at a time. Visit our website at www.dc.state.fl.us.