News Release

Verizon Wireless Celebrates Grand Opening Of New Communications Store In Findlay, Ohio

Grand Opening Events Will Include Ribbon Cutting, Donation to Open Arms, Product Demonstrations and More

April 16, 2007

Laura Merritt
Laura.Merritt@VerizonWireless.com
614-560-2605George Heddleston
For Verizon Wireless
866-667-9110
gheddleston@woh.rr.com

FINDLAY, OH — To stay ahead of the growing demand for its products and services, Verizon Wireless, the nation's wireless leader in customer loyalty, will officially celebrate the grand opening of its newly relocated Verizon Wireless Communications Store in Findlay, Ohio with an array of activities on Friday, April 20.

As part of the grand opening celebration, which takes place at 4:00 p.m., Verizon Wireless will make a $1,000 donation to Open Arms of Findlay, a local non-profit organization that provides services to victims of domestic violence. Other activities include a ribbon-cutting ceremony, a WCKY-FM radio remote broadcast and the kickoff of the Verizon Wireless Communication Store's special monthlong phone drive to collect no-longer-used wireless handsets and accessories for the company's award-winning HopeLine® program. For every handset collected at the Findlay store from April 20 through May 20, Verizon Wireless will contribute $5 to Open Arms, a domestic violence shelter.

In addition to the grand opening activities, consumers will have the opportunity to sample the latest in wireless technology including the enV by LG-the ultimate in mobile entertainment. The new 3,500-square-foot store, located at 15073 State Route 224E, is more than three times the size of Verizon Wireless' previous retail location in the Findlay area.

"The relocation of our Communications Store in Findlay demonstrates our commitment to provide our customers with increased convenience, an accessible, knowledgeable sales staff and our latest wireless devices, " said Roger Tang, president—Ohio/Pennsylvania/West Virginia Region, Verizon Wireless. "Demand for our wireless products and services continues to grow as more consumers take advantage of our recent network expansion in this area. "

Store hours are Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m.—8 p.m., and Sunday, 11 a.m.—6 p.m. For more information about the Findlay store, call 419-424-2351.

*Schedule of Grand Opening Events
Verizon Wireless Communications Store
15073 State Route 224E
Findlay, OH 45840

Friday, April 20, 4:00 p.m.— 6:00 p.m.

  • Radio remote broadcast with WCKY-FM
  • Check presentation to Open Arms
  • Kickoff of monthlong HopeLine phone collection drive benefiting Open Arms

About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless operates the nation's most reliable wireless voice and data network, serving more than 59 million customers. The largest US wireless company and largest wireless data provider, based on revenues, Verizon Wireless is headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with 65,000 employees nationwide. The company 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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