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03/03/2014 Contact: 850-413-6482

PSC Helps Seniors in North Florida During National Consumer Protection Week


TALLAHASSEE — Florida’s Public Service Commission (PSC) is alerting consumers about scams targeting utility customers during National Consumer Protection Week (NCPW), March 2–8.  PSC staff will make presentations to consumers about the scams and how to avoid them on Wednesday, March 5 in North Florida.  Consumers will also receive tips on energy and water conservation and information about the Lifeline Assistance telephone discount program.   

PSC Chairman Art Graham produced a PSA about the scams, including consumer protections, for the PSC’s website that is also accessible to media outlets for their broadcasts. For more information about NCPW and to see a nationwide calendar of events, please visit www.ncpw.gov

The events are scheduled for the following times and locations:

Wednesday, March 5, 2014
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Madison County Senior Center
1161 South West Harvey Greene Drive
Madison, Florida

and

12:00 noon – 1:00 p.m.
Cora Barfield Bryant Senior Center
1509 Martin Luther King Drive, SW
Jasper, Florida 

For additional information, visit www.floridapsc.com.

Follow the PSC on Twitter, @floridapsc.



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