October 25, 2013
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Winn-Dixie store No. 243 Store Director Maria Gonzalez with participants of the Winn-Dixie and Coca-Cola Domino Mini-Series Sept. 21.​

More than 200 South Florida dominoes enthusiasts gatheredat four Winn-Dixie stores to participate in the Winn-Dixie and Coca-Cola Dominoes Tournament mini-series throughout September and October. The festivities, which culiminated at store No. 292 in Hialeah, Fla., brought South Florida residents together in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month.

Competition was fierce, but the atmosphere was festive as event goers enjoyed live music, authentic Hispanic food tastings, Coca-Cola product sampling and of course, a riveting afternoon of dominoes.More than 50 competitors registered for the tournaments each week, vying for a chance to win a variety of prizes, including metals for the top three teams, Winn-Dixie gift cards, cash prizes and Coca-Cola giveaways.

The Dominoes Tournament event mini-series was a collaborative effort between Winn-Dixie and Coca-Cola,made possible in part by the South Florida Dominoes Association and the City of Hialeah, Fla.

City of Hialeah Mayor Carlos Hernandez said he was thrilled to see that the event, dedicated to celebrating proud Hispanic tradition with Hialeah residents, was successful again this year.

“I would like to thank Winn-Dixie for continuing to bring our community together with wonderful events like the dominoes mini-series,” said Hernandez. “It’s outstanding to have a business partner that welcomes residents to enjoy an afternoon of fun to help celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month.”

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