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NEWS RELEASE


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

FPSC Assists Seniors in Northwest Florida During National Consumer Protection Week


TALLAHASSEE — Florida’s Public Service Commission (PSC) is showing seniors in the Northwest Florida 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 Northwest Florida 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 Northwest Florida at the listed times and locations:

Monday, March 3, 2008
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Creative Senior Center of Ft. Walton Beach
31 Memorial Parkway SW
Ft. Walton Beach, Florida 32548

Tuesday, March 4, 2008
10 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Bay County Council on Aging
1116 Frankfort Avenue
Panama City, Florida 32401

Wednesday, March 5, 2008
8:15 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.

Bayview Senior Citizens Center
2000 E. Lloyd Street
Pensacola, Florida 32503

Wednesday, March 5, 2008
10 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Felix Mega Senior Center
904 North 57th Avenue
Pensacola, Florida 32506

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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