Find The Golden Ticket And Win A New Samsung Galaxy S® III From Verizon Wireless In Joplin, Missouri

JOPLIN, MO — To celebrate the launch of Verizon Wireless’ 4G LTE network arrival in Joplin, residents have a chance to win a Samsung Galaxy S® III 4G LTE smartphone by finding a “Golden Ticket.”  Fifty chocolate bars, two with a “Golden Ticket” inside, will be handed out to Verizon Wireless Communications Store guests in Joplin starting at 9:00 a.m.  Once handed out, guests can check their chocolate bar to see if they are a winner.   

What:             “Golden Ticket” 4G LTE device giveaway

When:             Saturday, August 18, starting at 9:00 a.m.

Where:           Verizon Wireless Communications Store, Joplin111 N. Range Line, Joplin


  • Local residents at the Joplin Verizon Wireless Communications Store hoping to find a “Golden Ticket” and be among the first to activate 4G LTE in Joplin.
  • Interviews with a store managers and winners

About Verizon WirelessVerizon Wireless operates the nation’s largest 4G LTE network and largest, most reliable 3G network.  The company serves 94.2 million retail customers, including 88.8 million retail postpaid customers.  Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with 78,000 employees nationwide, Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ) and Vodafone (LSE, NASDAQ: VOD).  For more information, visit  To preview and request broadcast-quality video footage and high-resolution stills of Verizon Wireless operations, log on to the Verizon Wireless Multimedia Library at

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