Media Contact: Eunicia Baker, MPA - Senior Public Information Officer
City of North Miami
305-893.6511 Ext. 12160


North Miami, FL – 4/5/2013

Free Community Event on Saturday, April 27, 2013

In an effort to unite the community, with a focus on crime prevention and quality of life issues, the North Miami Police Department joins forces with the Community Policing Coalition to present the 11 Annual Families Against Crime Together, or F.A.C.T. Festival.  The Community Policing Coalition, a group of community business owners, residents, educators, city staff and police staff who join together annually to make the event happen.  There is no cost to attend the event, which is made possible by a grant from The Children’s Trust and annual sponsorship by Johnson & Wales University.

WHO: The Families Against Crime Together (F.A.C.T.) Festival is produced by the North Miami Police Department’s Community Services Section and sponsored by The Children’s Trust, Johnson & Wales University and the North Miami Police Athletic League.

WHAT: With a mission to make North Miami a safer place to live, work and play, the F.A.C.T. Festival, or Families Against Crime Together Festival, is both a family-fun event and one that provides serious educational topics and resources to families of North Miami and neighboring communities.   The event unites local agencies, including law enforcement, social services and education, to provide the facts on a wide range of services available for families in South Florida.

WHERE: North Miami Senior High School, 13100 NE 8 Avenue, North Miami 33131

WHEN: Saturday, April 27, 2013 from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Opening ceremonies begin at 11:15 a.m. with Mike Sherman, from The Mike Sherman Show, as Master of Ceremonies.  Registration begins at 11 am. For more information, please contact 305-891-0294, ext. 23200.

2013 Families Against Crime Together Festival is made possible with support from the following sponsors: City of North Miami, Burger King, Pollo Tropical, Police Athletic League of North Miami, Inc., Miami-Dade County Fire Department, Consul General of the Republic of Haiti, Gustav Designs, MOCA Café, Prestige Imports, Lexus of North Miami, Positive Impact Foundation, Inc. Walgreens, Archie’s Awards by Connie, Inc., Downtown Towing of Miami, Midtown Towning of Miami, and Westbrook Motors Inc.

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