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Verizon Wireless Hosts Customer Appreciation Days In The Upstate Of South Carolina October 2-4

Verizon Wireless Accepting Phone Donations to Benefit Victims of Domestic Violence

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September 20, 2009

Karen Schulz

GREENVILLE, SC — Verizon Wireless, the leading wireless company with the most reliable voice and data network, is hosting Customer Appreciation Days in Upstate South Carolina stores the weekend of October 2-4, 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 South 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 October 2nd- 4th, 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 the Upstate will offer these specials to customers throughout the weekend celebration:

  • 3322 N. Main Street Anderson, SC 29621
    Phone: 864-225-4626
  • 469 Congaree Road Greenville, SC 29607
    Phone: 864-627-3000
  • 5116 Calhoun Memorial Hwy. Easley, SC 29640
    Phone: 864-855-9440
  • 2399 E. Main Street Spartanburg, SC 29307
    Phone: 864-579-3077
  • 1380 W. Wade Hampton Blvd. Greer, SC 29650
    Phone: 864-848-0804
  • 1227 Sandifer Blvd. Seneca, SC 29678
    Phone: 864-882-2345
  • 365 Harrison Bridge Rd. Simpsonville, SC 29680
    Phone: 864-963-8762
  • 119 E. Blackstock Rd. Spartanburg, SC 29301
    Phone: 864-576-4044
  • 4 Market Point Dr., Suite A Greenville, SC 29607
    Phone: 864-288-1518

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