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Mayor Gimenez press conference on Hurricane efforts

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Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez will be joined by Chairman Jean Monestime, members of the Board of County Commissioners, Miami-Dade Fire Rescue and Emergency Management, along with the American Red Cross, for a hurricane preparedness press conference today, May 24, at 11:00 a.m. at the Miami-Dade County Emergency Operations Center, 9300 NW 41 Street, in Doral.

The Mayor will explain the County’s efforts to prepare for the upcoming Hurricane Season that runs June 1 through November 30. The Press Conference will be webcast live on and Periscoped on Twitter. Follow @MayorGimenez to tune in. Miami-Dade Television will also broadcast the press conference on cable channel 76 for Atlantic Broadband, Comcast and Xfinity and channel 99 for AT&T U-Verse.

Residents are encouraged to sign up for Miami-Dade Alerts for public safety issues, weather advisories and other information via text at

Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez
Miami-Dade County Commission Chairman Jean Monestime
Members, Board of County Commissioners
David Downey, Miami-Dade Fire Rescue, Fire Chief
Juan J. Perez, Miami-Dade Police, Director
Curtis Sommerhoff, Office of Emergency Management, Director
Carlos Castillo, American Red Cross South Florida, Regional Disaster Program Officer
Bill Talbert, Greater Miami Convention & Visitor's Bureau, President and CEO
Florida Power and Light representative

Press conference on Miami-Dade County hurricane preparedness
May 24, 2016 — 11:00 a.m.
Miami-Dade Emergency Operations Center
9300 NW 41 Street
Doral, FL 33178


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