Child Safety Day at Verizon Wireless Stores in Spokane, Washington

SPOKANE, WA — WHAT:Verizon Wireless Communications Stores in Northtown and Sullivan Center will host volunteers from Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) and the Sheriff's Community Oriented Policing Effort (SCOPE) to fingerprint and photograph children as a safety measure. Parents will receive a safety packet for their child ($1 donation to COPS/SCOPE required).

Experts will demonstrate Verizon Wireless' Migo phone, a child-friendly device featuring large buttons that parents can program to speed-dial four important numbers, plus an emergency key.

WHEN:Sunday, June 11, 2006 Noon to 4:00 p.m.

WHERE:Verizon Wireless Communications Stores 6227 N. Division Street — 509-489-5461 506 N. Sullivan Road — 509-489-5461

MEDIA: News media may contact Georgia Taylor 206-940-0385

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