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Verizon, Emmaus Services for the Aging Host Special Day on Sept. 20 for Senior Citizens in the Nation’s Capital

September 19, 2013

City’s Older Adults to Receive Free Health Screenings, One-On-One Wireless Training, Workshops on Emergency Preparedness and Internet Safety, Along With a Day of Food and Games

WASHINGTON, Sept. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — On Friday (Sept. 20), senior citizens in the District of Columbia will be treated to a day of free health screenings, information on emergency preparedness and discounted phone services, and learning to protect themselves on the Internet. Verizon also will provide one-on-one training and personal assistance to help seniors navigate the features on their wireless devices; demonstrate the benefits of fiber technology; and assist with customer service issues.

    WHEN:                Friday, Sept. 20, from 10 a.m.
                         to 2 p.m.

                         10 a.m. to noon - Workshops
                         (Wireless Technology,
                         Emergency Preparedness,
                         Internet Safety) and Exhibits

                         Noon to 1 p.m. - Verizon
                         Serves Lunch

                        1 p.m. to 2 p.m. - Program


                            D.C. Councilman Jack Evans

                            Karen I. Campbell (Verizon)

                            Joseph Williams (Emmaus
                             Services for the Aging)

                            Jacqueline W. Jordan (AARP-
                             District of Columbia)

    WHERE:              Kennedy Recreation Center

                         1401 7th Street, N.W.,
                         Washington, D.C. 20001


SOURCE Verizon

Source: PR Newswire