News Release

Verizon Wireless Provides Macon County, Tennessee Residents With Complimentary Wireless Phones, Service And Supplies

Tented Communications Center In Lafayette Now Open In The Davis Electronics Center Parking Lot

February 6, 2008

Carly Culbertson
864-987-2006 or 864-918-5199
Carolyn.Culbertson@verizonwireless.com


WHO:
Verizon Wireless, the state's leading wireless provider, and Macon County greater Lafayette community affected by devastating tornadoes.

WHAT:
Communications Command Center, a recently erected tented Verizon Wireless communications outlet designed to equip Lafayette area residents with replacement wireless devices and services.

WHERE:
Parking lot of DAVIS ELECTRONICS
617 Highway 52 By-Pass East
Lafayette, TN 37083

WHY:
Many Macon County residents are currently without electricity, landline telephone service, Internet or e-mail services, making communications with family and loved ones a challenge. Verizon Wireless encourages all area residents in need to visit the Communications Command Center to obtain assistance, regardless of wireless service carrier.

For more information about the Communications Command Center, or to speak to a Verizon Wireless media spokesperson, please contact Carly Culbertson at (864) 918-5199 or Tara Healy at (864) 704-2636.

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