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MEDIA RELEASE: An Evening with Dr. John Agwunobi

By The Florida Historic Capitol Museum and the Florida Department of Health

March 16, 2015

***Media Release***

Event:

An Evening with Dr. John Agwunobi: Leadership Through Preparation, Prevention, and Response

Where

Florida Historic Capitol Museum
400 S. Monroe Street, Tallahassee, FL 32399

Date & Time

Thursday, March 19, 2015
5:30 p.m.–7:30 p.m.
Free and open to the public

Contacts

Shana Baughman Carroll, Director of External Relations
Florida Historic Capitol Museum
850-487-1902
carroll.shana@flhistoriccapitol.gov
www.flhistoriccapitol.gov

Florida Department of Health Communications Office
850-245-1111
www.FloridaHealth.gov

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

TALLAHASSEE—In continued celebration of 125 Years of Public Health in our state, the Florida Historic Capitol Museum and the Florida Department of Health invite you to an evening with Florida's former Sectretary of Health Dr. John Agwunobi. Dr. John Agwunobi faced four major hurricanes and the nation's first-ever anthrax attach while serving as Florida's Secretary of Health from 2001–2005. Dr. Agwunobi is a 4-Star Admiral in the U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps and spent nearly seven years as Senior Vice President for Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Join us as we celebrate Dr. John Agwunobi and his leadership through preparation, prevention, and response.

Event Highlights:

  • Free and open to the public
  • Complimentary drinks and hors d'oeuvres provided by Harry's Seafood, Bar, and Grille
  • Introduction by Current State Surgeon General and Secretary of Health
  • A presentation by Dr. John Agwunobi at 6:00 p.m.
  • Access to the temporary exhibit 125 Years of Florida Public Health

This event is being orchestrated by the Florida Historic Capitol Museum in partnership with the Florida Department of Health and the following sponsors: Florida Blue, Capital Health Plan, DoubleTree by Hilton—Downtown Tallahassee, and Harry's Seafood, Bar, and Grille.

The Florida Historic Capitol Museum serves to illuminate the past, present, and future connections between the people of Florida and their political institutions through programs of civic education, historic interpretation, and preservation.

The Florida Department of Health works to protect, promote, and improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county, and community efforts.

(Promotional images available upon request)
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