News Release

Take A Bite Out Of Crime — Verizon Wireless Store In Keizer, Oregon Hosts Child Safety Day

February 25, 2007

Georgia Taylor


Matt Hilverda, store manager, Christopher Ray, assistant store manager, McGruff— the Crime Dog, and representatives of the Keizer Police and Fire Departments.


The Verizon Wireless Communications Store in Keizer, OR will host McGruff — the Crime Dog and local police and fire representatives. The Keizer Police and Fire Departments will fingerprint children and bicycle police will register bikes as an anti-theft measure.

Verizon Wireless experts will demonstrate the MIGO phone, a child-friendly device featuring large buttons that parents can program to speed-dial four important numbers, plus an emergency key. They will also demonstrate ChaperoneSM service — a way for parents to monitor the location of their child's phone through their own handset or online.


Saturday, March 3, 2007 
12:00 p.m. — 1:00 p.m.
KUPL Country 98.7 Radio Remote
1:00 p.m. — 5:00 p.m. Child Safety Day


Keizer Verizon Wireless Communications Store
6340 Keizer Station Blvd — 503-390-3197


News media may contact Georgia Taylor 206-940-0385

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