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Verizon Wireless Hosts Meet And Greet With NFL Player Dontari Poe In Missouri

Independence Verizon Wireless Communications Store Hosts Holiday Donation Drive and Meet and Greet with Dontari Poe

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November 27, 2012

Brenda Hill


Zoe Brown

KANSAS CITY, MO — Verizon Wireless has teamed up with NFL defensive lineman Dontari Poe and KMXV-FM, known as Mix 93.3, to collect donations for low-income families in Kansas City this holiday season. NFL player Dontari Poe will stop by to sign autographs for Verizon Wireless Communications Store guests in Independence starting at 5 p.m.

Meet and greet with NFL player Dontari Poe and holiday donation drive

Tuesday, November 27, 5-6:30 p.m.

Verizon Wireless Communications Store, Blue Ridge Crossings, Independence
4153 Sterling Ave   


  • Local residents at the Independence Verizon Wireless Communications Store helping local families in need by donating items to the Operation Santa Claus program
  • Photos of guests interacting with NFL player Dontari Poe
  • Interviews with a store managers and customers

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