Verizon Wireless Opens New Retail Store In Port Charlotte

Verizon Wireless Opens New Retail Store In Port Charlotte

Grand Opening Features Special Events April 28

April 24, 2001



Verizon Wireless, the nation's largest wireless communications provider, has opened its newest retail outlet at the Town Center Mall in Port Charlotte. This is the first Verizon Wireless retail location in Charlotte County and the company's 55th retail presence in Florida.

A grand opening celebration is planned for April 28, with festivities including music, food, refreshments, contests, children's activities, special discounts and giveaways. The Miami Dolphins cheerleaders will be posing for photos and signing autographs at the Verizon Wireless kiosk between noon and 4 p.m. that day.

Priscilla Bauer is the manager of the Port Charlotte kiosk. The kiosk, located on the mall's main floor near the Food Court, is open Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., and Sunday from noon to 5 p.m. The telephone number is (941) 624-3620.

About Verizon Wireless

Verizon Wireless is the largest wireless communications provider in the U.S. with more than 27 million wireless voice and data customers. The coast-to-coast wireless provider was formed by the combination of the U.S. wireless businesses of Verizon Communications (NYSE:VZ) and Vodafone (NYSE and LSE: VOD), including Bell Atlantic Mobile, AirTouch Cellular, GTE Wireless and PrimeCo Personal Communications. Verizon Wireless has a footprint covering more than 90 percent of the U.S. population, 49 of the top 50 and 96 of the top 100 U.S. markets. The company, headquartered in Bedminster, NJ, is 40,000 employees strong. Reporters and editors can find more information about the company on the Web at http://www.verizonwireless.com.


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