Thursday, September 30, 2010

MEDIA ADVISORY -- Miller Elementary Library Makeover Revealed at 10 a.m. Friday

Reporters and Editors: This event will be happening at one of our schools
tomorrow morning. We hope you can cover this event; for contacts, please see
the release below.


Jack Brandais
Communications Department
San Diego Unified School District
(619) 725-5570 (Desk)
(619) 607-0477 (Cell)

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Contact: Sarah Bakken, Target, 480-533-5004,

Target Communications: 612-696-3400

Visit the Target Pressroom:


Target, The Heart of America Foundation and Doris Miller Elementary
Celebrate the Unveiling of Newly Renovated School Library
New Books, Technology and Eco-Friendly Designs Create an Inspiring Space for
Kids to Learn and Grow

Students, families and staff from Doris Miller Elementary, along with Target
volunteers and The Heart of America Foundation® will celebrate the unveiling
of the school¹s newly renovated library. As part of the Target School
Library Makeovers program, Doris Miller Elementary library received a
complete transformation, including eco-friendly design elements, new
technology, lighting, flooring and shelving, customized wall art and murals
and 2,000 new books. In addition, each child and their sibling/s will walk
away with seven new books to take home and begin their own at-home library.
More than 1,500 students, staff, community members and volunteers are
expected to attend the unveiling.

Bill Halamandaris, Co-Founder, The Heart of America Foundation
Bill Kowba, Superintendent, San Diego Unified School District
Katherine Nakamura, San Diego Unified Board of Education
Capt. Ricky L. Williamson, Commanding Officer of the San Diego Naval Base
Jeff Kinney, Author of The Diary of A Wimpy Kid (via Skype)
Kim Nguyen, Councilmember Marti Emerald's Office
The Navy Band
Doris Miller Elementary students and staff
Target Volunteers
The Heart of America Foundation staff and volunteers

When/Where 10 a.m. Friday, October, 1, 2010, 4343 Shields Street, San Diego,
CA 92124

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