Verizon Wireless Announces Grand Opening Of New Evolution 2.0 Store In Garden City, Long Island On Saturday, February 16

Wed Feb 13, 2013 10:27am EST

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Verizon Wireless Garden City location to offer $75 off select 4G LTE smartphones
from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. on grand opening day
GARDEN CITY, N.Y.,  Feb. 13, 2013  /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Wireless, operator of
America's largest 4G Long Term Evolution (LTE) network, today announced the
opening of its newest Evolution 2.0 store in  Garden City, Long Island.  The
anticipated grand opening of the store will take place on  Saturday, February
16, from  Noon-4 p.m.  During the celebration of the store's opening, customers
can receive  $75  off select 4G LTE DROID branded devices with new two-year
activation.

As an Evolution 2.0 location, the  Garden City  store features an open and
inviting floor plan that connects the service center and sales floor, offering
added device experience and support for customers. The 4,000 sq ft Garden City
Evolution 2.0 store layout offers consumers an open, inviting and interactive
environment for discovery of Verizon Wireless' devices, accessories and services
to explore their wireless needs.  

"We're excited to bring our latest Evolution 2.0 store to  Long Island  and
provide  Garden City  customers with a reliable resource that they can turn to
for all of their wireless needs," said  Pat Devlin, President of the New York
Metro Region for Verizon Wireless.

Customers will enjoy a hands-on experience with the latest 4G LTE smartphones
and tablets, unique devices such as the Verizon Jetpackā„¢, accessories like the
Fitbit, and so much more.  The store will also offer FREE in-store Wireless
Workshops to teach customers how to use their devices with personalized,
hands-on training from a Verizon Wireless expert. Customers can register for a
Wireless Workshop at  www.verizonwireless.com/workshops.  

Store Manager  Avi Mann  is also encouraging area residents to join the company
in its efforts to help survivors of domestic violence by bringing no-longer-used
wireless phones to the new store for donation to  HopeLineĀ® from Verizon, a
phone recycling program. Through HopeLine, Verizon collects used cell phones to
be recycled or sold and donates the proceeds in the form of cash grants and
pre-paid wireless phones to advocacy groups for use by survivors.

The  Garden City, LI store is located at 880 Old Country Road,  Garden City, NY 
11530 and has hours of Monday through Saturday  10:00 am to 9:00 pm  and Sunday 
10:00 am to 7:00 pm.  

The Garden City Evolution 2.0 store is one of 122 Verizon Wireless retail
locations in the New York Metro Region.  For a complete list of all Verizon
Wireless Stores, visit  www.verizonwireless.com  or call 1-800-2 JOIN IN. 
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About Verizon Wireless

Verizon Wireless operates the nation's largest 4G LTE network and largest, most
reliable 3G network. The company serves 98.2 million retail customers, including
92.5 million retail postpaid customers.  Headquartered in  Basking Ridge, N.J.,
with more than 73,000 employees nationwide, Verizon Wireless is a joint venture
of Verizon Communications (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ) and Vodafone (LSE, NASDAQ: VOD). 
For more information, visit  www.verizonwireless.com. 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 
www.verizonwireless.com/multimedia.

MEDIA  CONTACT:




Esmeralda Diaz Cameron
Verizon Wireless   
973.387.5148  
Esmeralda.Cameron@verizonwireless.com

Kaitlyn Kotlowski
Crenshaw Communications  
212.367.9741  
Kaitlyn@crenshawcomm.com

SOURCE  Verizon Wireless

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