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February 12, 2007

Cathy Schroeder
(850) 245-0413

PENSACOLA - In recognition of Hazardous Weather Awareness Week, Just Read, Florida! and local officials, tomorrow will read to students at Spencer Bibbs Learning Academy in Pensacola. There will also be a tour of emergency vehicles on the campus.

The schedule for tomorrow’s event includes:

8:30 a.m. – 12:35 p.m.
Emergency Vehicle Tours located on the PE field

These include:
Florida Highway Patrol vehicle
National Guard Hummer High Wheel vehicle
Emergency Mobile Command vehicle

8:30 a.m. – 12:35 p.m.
Lectures by the National Weather Center on general weather to be held in the media center
12:45 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. Guest Reading
Attending guest readers:

  • Ben Nelson, State Meteorologist
  • Lt. Steve Preston, Florida Highway Patrol
  • Trooper Stephen Fisher, Florida Highway Patrol
  • Sue Straughn, WEAR-TV Evening News Anchor
  • Jim Paul, Superintendent of Schools
  • Patty Hightower, School Board Chair
  • Claudia Curry, School Board District 3
  • Linda Biller, CEO, American Red Cross
  • Grover Robinson, County Commissioner
  • Paula Shea, Florida Department of Education

1:30-2:00 Media Availability Media Center The event will take place at:

Spencer Bibbs Learning Academy
2005 North 6th Avenue
Pensacola, Florida