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NEWS RELEASE


02/26/2008 Contact: 850-413-6482

FPSC Assists Jacksonville Area Seniors During National Consumer Protection Week


TALLAHASSEE — Florida’s Public Service Commission (PSC) is showing seniors in the Jacksonville area how to save money during the 10th annual National Consumer Protection Week, March 2-8, 2008. Financial Literacy: A Sound Investment is this year’s theme, and PSC representatives will visit area senior centers to share tips on how to lower residential utility bills.

Representatives from the PSC will be at the following locations in the Jacksonville area to talk about how consumers can make a sound investment, helping their pocketbook and the environment, by conserving energy and water resources.

PSC’s outreach teams will be at the following senior centers in Jacksonville:

Wednesday, March 5, 2008
11:00 a.m. – Noon

The Mary L. Singleton Senior Center
150 East First Street
Jacksonville, Florida 32209

Wednesday, March 5, 2008
1 p.m. – 2 p.m.
Jim Fortuna Senior Center
11751 McCormick Road
Jacksonville, Florida 32225

Additional educational sessions are being held throughout the state.

The PSC is committed to making sure that Florida's consumers receive their electric, natural gas, telephone, water, and wastewater services in a safe, affordable, and reliable manner. The PSC exercises regulatory authority over utilities in the areas of rate base/economic regulation; competitive market oversight; and monitors safety, reliability, and service.

For additional information, visit www.floridapsc.com.



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