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09/07/2012 Contact: 850-413-6482

PSC to Hold Lifeline Assistance Meetings in South Florida


TALLAHASSEE — Florida’s Public Service Commission will host information sessions Tuesday, September 11 through Thursday, September 13 for South Florida residents to learn about the Lifeline Assistance (Lifeline) discounted telephone program.

These events highlight “National Lifeline Awareness Week,” September 10-14, which aims to raise awareness and increase participation in the Lifeline program.  Representatives will be available to explain recent Federal Communication Commission (FCC) changes to the Lifeline program and to sign up qualified residents.

The events will be held at the following times and locations:

Tuesday, September 11, 2012
9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Miami Gardens Neighborhood Center,
Miami Gardens Senior Center
16405 NW 25th Avenue
Miami Gardens, Florida 33054
[Note:  Miami Gardens Neighborhood Center, Miami Gardens Senior Center, and Colonel Harry Zubkoff Senior Center are combined as one event.]

Wednesday, September 12, 2012
 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Lindsey Davis Senior Community Center
1550 West 28th Street
Riviera Beach, Florida  33404

Wednesday, September 12, 2012
 11 a.m. – 12 noon
North County Senior Center
5217 Northlake Boulevard
Palm Beach Gardens, Florida 33418

Thursday, September 13, 2012
9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Sadkin Senior Center
1176 NW 42nd Way
Lauderhill, Florida 33313

The FCC, the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners, and the National Association of State Utility Consumer Advocates are supporting this year’s National Lifeline Awareness Week, September 10-14.  For more information, visit www.floridapsc.com, www.lifeline.gov, and www.naruc.org.

Follow the PSC on Twitter, @floridapsc.



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