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Monroe County employees collected non-perishable food items to donate to the Grace Jones Community Center Backpack 4-kids program. L-R: Micaela Lara Key Largo Building Department (winning department); Cheryl Martin, Code Compliance; Ashley Weaver, Planning Department; Christine Diaz, Employee Services; Brenedy Rigby, Key Largo Code Compliance; Joe Tuttle, Information Technology; and Jan Antetomaso, Marathon Building Department. Photo by Jimmy Perry.

MARATHON, FL – Monroe County staff in five departments held a “Count Down to Giving” contest to benefit the Grace Jones Community Center Backpack 4-Kids program. This program provides weekend food backpacks for needy families in our community.

For the first 19 days of December, employees from the building, code compliance, planning and environmental resources, information technology and employee services departments competed with each other to bring in the most non-perishable food items.

Team Captains assisted at each location and all donations were brought to Marathon on Dec. 19 to be counted. The winning group was the Key Largo Building Department.

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