State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle to Headline FRLA’s Miami-Dade Chapter Meeting

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Elizabeth Ray
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MIAMI, FL – The Miami-Dade Chapter of the Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association is proud to host Miami-Dade State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle as keynote speaker at aluncheon meeting on Thursday, March 19, 2015 at Jungle Island in Miami. The event is designed to raise awareness among local hospitality industry leaders about the dangers of human trafficking. In addition to the State Attorney’s remarks, FRLA President and CEO, Carol Dover and Troy Flanagan, AH&LA Vice President of State & Local Government Affairs will be present to give industry updates. Media is invited to attend.

“We have zero tolerance for human trafficking and are proud to help educate the hospitality community about preventative practices. We are glad to have State Attorney Fernandez Rundle share her wealth of knowledge on the subject and we encourage all of our colleagues in the industry to attend this event to assist in combating these horrific crimes,” said Dover.

Since March 1993, Katherine Fernandez Rundle has served Miami-Dade County as State Attorney. She prides herself in being a career crime fighter and has dedicated herself to every cause imaginable in her relentless commitment to keep our streets safe.  She is recognized as a pioneer in the creation of numerous programs dealing with issues that affect our community daily such as teen truancy, domestic violence, child support, human trafficking, and victim’s rights.

FRLA’s Miami-Dade Chapter Luncheon
Katherine Fernandez Rundle, State Attorney, Miami-Dade County
Carol Dover, President and CEO, Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association (FRLA)
Troy Flanagan, Vice President of State & Local Government Affairs, American Hotel & Lodging Association (AH&LA)

Thursday, March 19, 2015
11:30 AM – 1:30 PM

Jungle Island
1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, Miami, FL 33132
*Media invited to attend.

$35 per person, member and non-member rate
Please click here to view the event registration information.


About the Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association
FRLA is Florida’s premier non-profit hospitality industry trade association. Our mission is to ‘Protect, Educate and Promote’ Florida’s $76.1 billion hospitality industry which represents 23% of Florida’s economy, $4.6 billion in sales tax revenue, and nearly 1.1 million employees – making it the state’s number one industry. We offer regulatory compliance and food safety training needs (RCS and SafeStaff®); industry developed career-building high school programs (FRLAEF); sponsor the only event in Florida exclusively serving the restaurant and foodservice industry (FR&L Show, October 6-8, 2015 in Orlando); and we safeguard the needs of the hospitality industry by providing legislative advocacy. We represent and serve more than 10,000 independent and household name members, suppliers, and theme parks. For more information, go and find us on Twitter @FRLAnews, Facebook and YouTube.