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Verizon Wireless Hosts Customer Appreciation Days In Western North Carolina September 25-27

Verizon Wireless Accepting Phone Donations to Benefit Victims of Domestic Violence

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September 20, 2009

Karen Schulz
Karen.Schulz@VerizonWireless.com
864-987-2006

ASHEVILLE, NC — Verizon Wireless, the leading wireless company with the most reliable voice and data network, is hosting Customer Appreciation Days in stores throughout Western NC the weekend of September 25-27, 2009.

Verizon Wireless is celebrating its successful completion of its purchase of Alltel in January. For the past nine months, the company has been integrating networks, converting billing systems, upgrading high-speed wireless broadband service, and re-merchandising stores across North Carolina.

Customers are encouraged to bring their used wireless phones, batteries and accessories to donate to Verizon Wireless' ongoing, exclusive HopeLine® phone recycling and reuse program. Phones donated to HopeLine® can be refurbished and sold for reuse; those that are not salvageable are recycled in an environmentally sound way under a zero landfill policy. Proceeds generated from the phones collected by HopeLine® go toward wireless phones and service for survivors of domestic violence as well as financial grants to non-profit domestic violence prevention and awareness agencies.

During the weekend of September 25th - 27th, customers will enjoy waived activation fees with a two-year plan, 25% off select accessories and can choose from a selection of free Samsung phones valued at $49.99 or below after rebate.

The following stores in Western NC will offer these specials to customers throughout the weekend celebration.

  • 242 Tunnel Road, Asheville, NC 28805
    Phone: 828-251-2335
  • 276 Butler Road, Forest City, NC 28043
    Phone: 828-247-9999
  • 1602 Four Seasons Blvd., Hendersonville, NC 28792
    Phone: 828-692-1400
  • 385 US 70 W., Suite C, Marion, NC 28752
    Phone: 828-652-1001
  • 1720 E. Dixon Blvd., Shelby, NC 28152
    Phone: 704-482-8255
  • 225 Airport Road, Arden, NC 28704
    Phone: 828-684-9140
  • 30 Town Center Loop, Waynesville, NC 28786
    Phone: 828-452-9230

For more information on Verizon Wireless products and services, or to find a Verizon Wireless Communications Store near you, go to www.verizonwireless.com.

About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless operates the nation's most reliable and largest wireless voice and data network, serving 87.7 million customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with more than 87,000 employees nationwide, Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ) and Vodafone (NYSE and LSE: VOD). For more information, visit 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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