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Verizon Wireless To Welcome Home Olympian Nathan Adrian

Gold Medalist To Meet Fans And Sign Autographs As Company Brings World-Class Speed To Bremerton

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August 19, 2012

Scott Charlston
Scott.Charlston@VerizonWireless.com
425-603-2894

WHAT:                    
Nathan Adrian, Bremerton native and three-time Olympic gold medalist, will meet fans and sign autographs at the Verizon Wireless store in Silverdale tomorrow.  His gold medal win in the 100-meter freestyle in London was one of the most watched Olympic moments.   

WHEN:                    
Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Media interview session: 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Autographs and meet-and-greet:  11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m

WHERE:                  
Verizon Wireless – Silverdale
10516 Silverdale Way NW 
Silverdale, WA  98383

WHY:                        
Verizon Wireless wants to welcome back hometown hero, Nathan Adrian, and celebrate his highly successful Olympic run in London. 

In the coming weeks, Verizon Wireless will officially launch the nation’s fastest 4G LTE service in Bremerton, although portions of the area can access blazing speeds, almost as fast as Nathan, beginning today.  The nation’s largest 4G LTE network is available in a total of 371 markets and covers more than 75 percent of the U.S. population, including major metropolitan areas, small cities and many suburbs.  

MEDIA:                    
News media may contact Scott Charlston: 206-940-0385  

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Verizon Wireless operates the nation’s largest 4G LTE network and largest, most reliable 3G network.  The company serves 94.2 million retail customers, including 88.8 million retail postpaid customers.  Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with 78,000 employees nationwide, Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ) and Vodafone (LSE, NASDAQ: 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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