Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 22, 2003
Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction (DRC) Director Reginald
A. Wilkinson will be joined by Ohio Department of Agriculture Director Fred
Dailey to conduct a groundbreaking ceremony at the Pickaway Correctional
Institution (PCI) on Thursday, September 25, 2003. The ceremony will begin at
The ceremony will commemorate the official start of
construction on DRCís meat processing plant to be operated by Ohio Penal
Industries. When fully operational, the plant will provide meat for all 33 DRC
For more information please contact the DRC Office of
Public Information at (614) 752-1150.
Directions to site from Columbus:
Take I-71 South to the Orient/Harrisburg exit (Exit
94). Turn left at light (State Route 62). Bear left at ďYĒ (Stahl Road).
Follow Stahl Road through town of Orient. At first stop sign, turn left. Road
dead-ends into State Route 762. Turn left onto SR 762 then an immediate right
onto the Orient Correctional Complex. Turn left at 4-way stop and follow road
past DRC Employee Recognition Park. Turn right at next 4-way stop and follow
road to groundbreaking site (on right). Parking will be available across the
street in the Ohio Corrections Assessment Center (OCAC) parking lot.