FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, September 3, 2014

CONTACT: Daisy Gonzalez-Diego
Miami-Dade County Public Schools
305-995-2060

***MEDIA ADVISORY***

M-DCPS WILL PARTICIPATE IN CPR DAY MIAMI WHERE MORE THAN
7,000 PEOPLE  WILL BE TRAINED

WHO: 

Superintendent of Schools Alberto M. Carvalho, Pamela Rauseo, representatives from the University of Miami, Jackson Health System, American Red Cross of Greater Miami & The Keys, the American Heart Association, Holtz Children’s Hospital, as well as CPR instructors, firefighters, students and interested citizens

WHAT:

CPR Day Miami News Conference

WHEN:

Thursday, September 4, 2014 at 10 a.m.

WHERE:

Jackson Memorial Hospital
Clark Diagnostic Treatment Center, Room 259
Corner of N.W. 12 Avenue and 19 Street
Miami, FL 33136

WHY:

In response to Pamela Rauseo’s quick-thinking and superior CPR skills saving the life of her 5-month-old nephew Sebastian de la Cruz, Miami-Dade County Public Schools partnered with Jackson Health System, the University of Miami, the American Heart Association and the American Red Cross of Greater Miami & The Keys to present CPR Day Miami. The event offers free CPR training to the public ages 11 and older. It will take place Saturday, September 6, 2014 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at seven convenient locations.

Locations include:

Dr. Michael M. Krop Senior High School
1410 N.E. 215 Street, Miami, FL 33179

John A. Ferguson Senior High School
15900 S.W. 56 Street, Miami, FL 33185

Coral Reef Senior High School
10101 S.W. 152 Street, Miami, FL 33157

Booker T. Washington Senior High School
1200 N.W. Sixth Avenue, Miami, FL 33136

Hialeah Gardens Senior High School
11700 Hialeah Gardens Boulevard, Hialeah Gardens, FL 33018

University of Miami
Fieldhouse at BankUnited Center
1245 Dauer Drive, Coral Gables, FL 33146

Greater Miami & The Keys Chapter of the American Red Cross
335 S.W. 27 Avenue, Miami, FL 33135

Register through noon on Friday, September 5 at www.CPRDayMiami.org. Space is limited. Walk-ins are welcome on a stand by basis, all day at every site.

 

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