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Radio Personality Piolin To Visit Sacramento And Join Verizon Wireless To Support Victims Of Domestic Violence

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October 5, 2011

Heidi Flato

Verizon Wireless and radio personality Piolin join forces to give back to the community with a special appearance in Sacramento.

Fans who donate a no-longer-used wireless phones and accessories will have an opportunity to meet Piolin and help victims of domestic violence through Verizon Wireless’ HopeLine® program. Phones collected through HopeLine recycling drives are either refurbished or recycled, and proceeds are donated to organizations that work against domestic violence in the form of cash grants and prepaid Verizon Wireless phones for survivors.

Saturday, October 8, 2011
Fan participation: 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Autograph signing: 2:45 pm – 6:00 p.m.
Media Interviews: 2:30 pm – 2:45 pm

Verizon Wireless Communications Store
6005 Florin Ave.
Sacramento, CA 95823 

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