FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
August 10, 2020
Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association to Distribute 50,000 Masks to Palm Beach Area Hospitality Workers
WEST PALM BEACH – On Wednesday, August 12, the Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association (FRLA) Palm Beach Chapter will be joined by Palm Beach County Mayor Dave Kerner to distribute 50,000 complimentary washable, reusable cloth masks to local hospitality employees at a regional giveaway event.
The event is part of a new effort, recently launched in Miami, to provide masks to hotel and restaurant workers across the State of Florida and is a joint initiative of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association. To date, HHS has donated nearly one million masks for distribution to hospitality employees across Florida.
What: FRLA mask giveaway event for local hospitality employees
When: August 12, 2020 – 2:00 p.m.*
*Media should arrive no later than 1:45 p.m. to ensure socially distant set-up.
Where: The Regional Kitchen & Public House
651 Okeechobee Boulevard
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
Parking is available in the lot directly the restaurant in the Okeechobee Lot.
Who: Palm Beach County Mayor Dave Kerner
Palm Beach County Administrator Verdenia Baker
Roger Amidon, President, FRLA Palm Beach, GM of the Marriott Singer Island
Jodi Cross, Palm Beach Regional Director, FRLA
Thierry Beaud, Owner of The Regional Kitchen & Public House