Radio Personality Eddie "Piolín" Sotelo To Visit Las Vegas And Join Verizon Wireless To Support Victims Of Domestic Violence


WHAT:          Verizon Wireless and La Nueva’s 103.5 FM radio personality Eddie “Piolín” Sotelo join forces to give back to the community with a special appearance in Las Vegas.

Fans who donate no-longer-used wireless phones and accessories will have an opportunity to meet Piolín and help aid survivors of domestic violence through HopeLine® from Verizon.  Phones collected through HopeLine recycling drives are either refurbished or recycled, and proceeds are donated to organizations that work against domestic violence in the form of cash grants and prepaid Verizon Wireless phones for survivors.  October is national Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

WHEN          Saturday, October 20, 2012Fan participation: 3:00 pm – 7:00 pmAutograph signing: 3:00 pm – 4:45 p.m.Pre-arranged media interviews: 2:30 pm – 3:00 pm

WHERE:        Verizon Wireless Communications Store3870 E Flamingo RdLas Vegas, NV 89121

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