This news release came across our desk:

For Immediate Release

Former First Lady of State of Florida

Contact Jeff Cohen

212-xxx-xxxx

FORMER STATE OF FLORIDA FIRST LADY IS AVAILABLE FOR INTERVIEWS ON HURRICANE IRMA

Former State of Florida First Lady Carol Crist in available to do media interviews in New York about the devestation of Hurricane Irma. Over 6.7 million local residents are without power in the Sunshine State. Some areas are difficult to get to, The death toll has risen to 11 people. The econmic cost od recovery is in the billions. She can also talk about the red cross effort and other humaniarian organizations helping residents in florida

FOR MEDIA INTERVIEW CALL 212-xxx-xxxx

Cohen said in a brief interview that Crist had gone through hurricanes with her former husband and has experience with the Red Cross and wanted to share any thoughts. He said Crist had evacuated Fisher Island before the storm and is now in New York.

Carole Crist and Charlie Crist announced their divorce in February.