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09/25/2017 Contact: 850-413-6482

PSC Celebrates National Lifeline Awareness Week with Events in Sarasota County

TALLAHASSEE — The Florida Public Service Commission (PSC) will host information sessions on Tuesday, September 26, 2017, in Sarasota County for residents to learn about the Lifeline Assistance (Lifeline) discounted telephone service program.

These events highlight National Lifeline Awareness Week 2017, September 11-17, which aims to raise awareness and increase participation in the Lifeline program.  Representatives will be available to help qualified residents apply.

Due to Hurricane Irma the events have been rescheduled to the following times and locations:

Tuesday, September 26, 2017
9 a.m.
Senior Friendship Center Inc.
1888 Brother Greenen Way
Sarasota, FL 34236

11 a.m.
Senior Friendship Center Inc.
2350 Scenic Drive
Venice, FL 34236

The Federal Communications Commission, the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners, and the National Association of State Utility Consumer Advocates support National Lifeline Awareness Week. For more information, visit, and

For additional information, visit

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