News Release

Child Safety Day at Verizon Wireless Stores in Spokane, Washington

Volunteers to fingerprint and photograph children for safety

June 7, 2006

Georgia Taylor
Georgia.Taylor@VerizonWireless.com
425-603-2894

SPOKANE, WA — WHAT:
Verizon Wireless Communications Stores in Northtown and Sullivan Center will host volunteers from Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) and the Sheriff's Community Oriented Policing Effort (SCOPE) to fingerprint and photograph children as a safety measure. Parents will receive a safety packet for their child ($1 donation to COPS/SCOPE required).

Experts will demonstrate Verizon Wireless' Migo phone, a child-friendly device featuring large buttons that parents can program to speed-dial four important numbers, plus an emergency key.

WHEN:
Sunday, June 11, 2006
Noon to 4:00 p.m.

WHERE:
Verizon Wireless Communications Stores
6227 N. Division Street — 509-489-5461
506 N. Sullivan Road — 509-489-5461

MEDIA:
News media may contact Georgia Taylor 206-940-0385

About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless owns and operates the nation's most reliable wireless network, serving 53 million voice and data customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, NJ, Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ) and Vodafone (NYSE and LSE: VOD). Find more information on the Web at www.verizonwireless.com. To preview and request broadcast-quality video footage and high-resolution stills of Verizon Wireless operations, log on to the Verizon Wireless Multimedia Library at www.verizonwireless.com/multimedia.

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