An overflow crowd jammed both the parking lot and entrance of the Kendale Lakes Branch Library on Aug. 3 when an estimated 1,200 youngsters and parents took advantage of free backpacks and school supplies distributed by Miami-Dade Commissioner Juan C. Zapata and his staff members, along with Hammocks District Police.
Co-sponsors included State Sen. Anitere Flores, State Rep. Jeanette Nunez and West Kendall Community Councilmember Carolina Blanco.
Community partners contributing to the event were Miami-Dade County, Miami- Dade Library, Children’s Trust, Read2Succeed, FirstBank, Miami Heat, Miami Dolphins, West Kendall Baptist Hospital, Longhorn Steakhouse and Maru&Friends LLC.
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