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June 7, 2016

Indiana Women's Prison Pays Tribute to Over 100 Volunteers

1 Special Lunch

Indianapolis, Indiana -- (June 7, 2016) - On Saturday, June 4, 2016, the Indiana Women's Prison (IWP) held a volunteer appreciation program for over 100 volunteers.

The event included a special lunch held in the Jerome Brewer Recreation Center with a potato bar, homemade roll, cake and ice cream, and refreshments served by the Aramark In2Work Program.  The volunteers enjoyed their meal while they were entertained by the facility choir.

Richard Curry, Executive Director of Emergency Response Operations, had the audience hanging on every word as he explained the value of volunteering.  Other heartfelt talks were expressed by staff and volunteers.  Gifts were distributed by Community Outreach, liturgical dance performed and singing closed out the special day.

"We are fortunate to have so many citizens from the community serve as volunteers. Today we thanked them by recognizing all who serve as volunteers to assist the Indiana Women's Prison with their time, donations and talents," commented Superintendent Steve McCauley who made the opening remarks.

About the Facility:

The Indiana Women's Prison is a maximum security level facility housing female offenders, and provides customized methods of treatment and rehabilitation to ensure the offenders' successful re-entry into the community. 

About the Department of Correction:

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Media Contacts:

Tim Horan                                           Doug Garrison

Public Information Officer (PIO)          Communications Chief

Indiana Women's Prison                     Indiana Department of Correction

317-244-3387 ext. 386                       317-232-5780 

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