Verizon Wireless Offers Shelby, Forest City And Marion, North Carolina, Customers A Free Educational Data 101 Workshop For BlackBerrys And PDAs

SHELBY, NC — If you're a Verizon Wireless customer who recently purchased a BlackBerry® or Personal Digital Assistant (PDA), you're thinking about purchasing one, or you currently have a data device and just want to learn more about its features and functionality, your local Verizon Wireless Communications store is here to help.

Verizon Wireless of Shelby, located at 1720 East Dixon Blvd., invites customers to learn more about BlackBerrys and PDAs at a Data 101 Workshop on September 30, 2009. Two complimentary sessions will be offered for customers' convenience at 12:00 PM and 5:00 PM and will last approximately one hour each.

Wireless technology evolves quickly and often times consumers can't keep up fast enough to take advantage of the broad range of useful features available on their wireless devices. Verizon Wireless is dedicated to providing the best customer service possible and wants to help customers learn how to maximize the usefulness of their BlackBerrys and PDAs to help simplify their lives.

A demonstration on how to use these devices will be followed by a Q&A period when customers can ask specific questions about their devices. (Attendees are encouraged to bring their personal devices). The demonstration will include:

  • Setting up and using e-mail

  • Syncing calendars and contact information

  • Browsing the Web

  • Using navigation functions

  • And much more

For more information regarding the Data 101 Workshop, please call the Verizon Wireless store at (704) 482-8255. For more information on Verizon Wireless products and services, visit a Verizon Wireless Communications Store, call 1-800-2 JOIN IN or visit

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