Take Flight with Aviation Department and Join Relay for Life on the New RunwayThe Broward County Aviation Department invites everyone to create a team and to participate in the fight against cancer with the American Cancer Society. Aviation is hosting a six-hour Relay for Life “Flight for the Cure – Wings of Hope” on Saturday, August 23, on the Airport’s new runway 10R-28L. This event will be a part of the community events that will showcase the opening of the new South Runway.
To start your own team, begin by recruiting and organizing your coworkers, family and friends. Identify a team captain and contact the Aviation co-chairs. Your help is needed to raise money for the Relay for Life and commit to walking on the Airport’s runway on the day of the event.
Team meetings are scheduled for the first Wednesday of every month now through August at 6 p.m., at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, Terminal 4, Conference Rooms B and C. Light refreshments will be served.
Bailey McDonald has accepted the position of special projects coordinator II in the Safety and Occupational Section of the Risk Management Division. McDonald has a bachelor’s degree in occupational safety and environmental health from Millersville University in Pennsylvania and safety practitioner certification from the Board of Certified Safety Professionals. Prior to joining Broward County, she was the safety director of Quality Stone Veneer in Refton, Penn.
Jennifer Pezzella, formerly of Water and Wastewater Services, is the new division administrative assistant in the Office of Public Communications. She previously worked with Parks and Recreation as an Office Support Specialist and Account Clerk. Pezzella has a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice and psychology from Florida International University and graduated magna cum laude with an associate’s degree in culinary arts from Art Institute, Fort Lauderdale.
Tony Fattizzi, right, and his wife, Sandra