Media Contact: Kassandra Timothe, Public Information Officer
City of North Miami
305-893-6511, ext. 12106


North Miami, FL – 8/8/2019

Saturday, Aug. 10, the city of North Miami invites the community to the 9th Annual Back to School Bash and Resource Fair. This year’s celebration is hosted by North Miami Mayor Philippe Bien-Aime, Vice Mayor Carol Keys, Esq., and the Association of Haitian Educators of Dade (AHED).   

Mayor Bien-Aime will continue North Miami’s 9-year tradition of giving backpacks filled with donated school supplies to local children. New this year, students will also receive school uniform shirts.   

North Miami natives, Grammy Award winning music producers, Cool & Dre will also stop by to distribute backpacks. DJ Lucky C, of 99 JAMZ, will serve as the emcee of the 2019 Back to School Bash, which will feature kid-friendly activities, vouchers for manicures, haircut for boys and salon services for girls, plus a resource fair showcasing an array of services offered within the community.    

Members of AHED will facilitate educational workshops for parents and giveaways for local children. The event will also include resources for participating families, including Florida Diagnostic & Learning Resources Systems (FDLRS) administering hearing tests as well as representatives from various local outreach organizations sharing important information with guests.   

The City of North Miami’s 2019 Back to School Bash and Resource Fair is made possible through support by generous sponsors, including: SoLe Mia Miami, North Shore Medical Center, Knights of Columbus, Haitian American Chamber of Commerce, Public Communicators Group LLC, The Law Office of Andre D. Pierre, Lumana Physical Therapy, Greater North Miami Chamber of Commerce, AGAPE Family Ministries, Mr. & Mrs. Frank & Blanca Cobo and Mr. Daniel Lundberg.                               

For more information about the Back to School Bash, call the North Miami Mayor and Council’s Office at 305-895-9819.        

WHAT: Mayor Philippe Bien-Aime’s Back to School Bash & Resource Fair      

WHEN: Saturday, Aug. 10, from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.      

WHERE: Joe Celestin Center, 1525 NW 135th Street, North Miami   

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