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

PSC to Hold Lifeline Assistance Meeting in Jacksonville


TALLAHASSEE —  Florida’s Public Service Commission will host an information session on Tuesday, September 11 for Jacksonville residents to learn about the Lifeline Assistance (Lifeline) discounted telephone program.

This event highlights “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 event will be held at the following time and location:

Tuesday, September 11, 2012
10:30 a.m. - Noon
Riverview Senior Center
9620 Water Street
Jacksonville, Florida
(Includes Riverview Senior Center, Hammond Senior Center, and Louis Dinah Senior Center)

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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