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San Jose, California, Winner Celebrates Quinceañera With $45,000 Dream Party Sponsored By Verizon Wireless

Hip-Hop star, Sean Kingston to Perform and Available For Media Interviews

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September 17, 2008

Heidi Flato
925-279-6545Ximena Ossa
310-237-8346 (mobile)

Verizon Wireless' “My Fabulous 15” contest culminates with the dream “quinceañera” for 200 guests, delicious food, a beautiful dress, a glamorous limousine and a special live presentation by hip-hop sensation Sean Kingston.

Saturday, Sept. 20, 2008
Media interviews with Sean Kingston: 3:30 p.m. (must be scheduled in advance)
Quinceañera party : 4 – 10 p.m.

Doubletree Hotel
2050 Gateway Place
San Jose, CA 95110

Ximena Ossa
Mobile 310-237-8346

Athaly Ramos, from San Jose, is the lucky winner of Verizon Wireless’ “My Fabulous 15” contest. The program garnered more than 6 million online and text message votes. This initiative reflects the company’s commitment to honor the cultural heritage of the Hispanic community, in this case, the Quince celebration, which marks a teen's coming-of-age.

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