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Date: Oct. 21, 2008
Contact: Joan Moody (DOI)

Media Advistory

Deputy Secretary of the Interior Scarlett And Mayor Manny Diaz to honor Miami, Florida

MIAMI, FLORIDA - On October 22 at the Miami City Hall, Deputy Secretary of the Interior Lynn Scarlett will present the city of Miami and Mayor Manny Diaz with a Preserve America Designation signed by Laura Bush, First Lady of the United States and Honorary Chair of Preserve America.

Scarlett is co-chair of Preserve America along with John Nau III, Chairman of the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation. Preserve America is a White House initiative that supports the efforts of communities and state and tribal preservation offices to preserve their resources through heritage tourism, education and historic preservation planning.

Who: Lynn Scarlett, Deputy Secretary of the Interior;
Manny Diaz, Mayor of Miami
What: Recognition given to Miami, Florida for their efforts to lead the way in heritage tourism and historic preservation.
When: 12:00 PM Wednesday, October 22, 2008
Where: Miami City Hall
Historic Pan America Seaplane Base
3500 Pan America Drive
Miami Florida


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