Media Release

Commissioner Long to Speak on March 21

Tuesday, March 13, 2007 1:00 AM
3:32 p.m.
ALACHUA COUNTY - Commissioner Rodney J.  Long will be speaking to 90 co-ed 4th grade students on March 21, 2007 from10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at Duval Elementary School located at 2106 NE 8th Avenue, Gainesville, Florida, 32641.  Pastor Willy King will be his guest. 
In speaking of the event, Commissioner Long said, "I was disadvantaged and lived in poverty.  I return to schools that disadvantaged students attend to motivate them, so that they see that they can break the cycle of poverty and be successful."
For more information, contact Angie Terrell at 955-6703.


  • Mark Sexton
  • Communications & Legislative Affairs Director
  • Phone: 352-374-5204
  • Cell: 352-283-2317

If you have a disability and need an accommodation in order to participate in a County program, service or public meeting, please contact the Alachua County Equal Opportunity Office at 352-374-5275 at least 2 business days prior to the event. TTY users please call 711 (Florida Relay Service).