Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction

                                               NEWS RELEASE                                                     

MEDIA ADVISORY                                                                                  APRIL 29, 2003

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

DRC to Hold Annual Employee Recognition and Memorial Service

(Columbus) The Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction (DRC) will be holding its thirteenth annual Employee Recognition and Memorial Service at the DRC Employee Recognition and Memorial Park, located in Orient, Ohio, on Friday, May 2, 2003 at 10:30 a.m. 

This yearly event is an opportunity to acknowledge the contributions of those DRC staff that have retired or passed away.  The ceremony also serves as a way to remember the courage and bravery of those DRC employees who have lost their lives in the line of duty. 

For more information, please contact the DRC Public Information Office at (614) 752-1150.

DIRECTIONS TO THE SITE:

(From Columbus) - Take I-71 South to the Orient exit (U.S. Route 62).  Turn South (left) on U.S. 62 and follow signs to State Route 762.  Turn left onto State Route 762 and go into the Orient Complex.  The Employee Recognition and Memorial Park will be to the left of the four-way stop signs.