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For Immediate Release: June 23, 2003
News Media contact: Dan Rumelt (202) 418-7512 e-mail: Dan.Rumelt@fcc.gov
SUMMER CONSUMER ISSUES FORUM SET FOR JULY 16 IN RENO Telemarketing, Scams, Phone Bills to be Discussed Washington, DC – The Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC), Consumer & Governmental Affairs Bureau (CGB) will hold a “Summer Consumer Forum” at the Silver Legacy Resort Casino, 417 N. Virginia St. in downtown Reno, NV, from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 16. The forum is free and open to the public, but please call1-888-225-5322 to reserve a seat or for more information. Walk-ins will be welcomed as space permits. CGB staff will provide information about current telecommunications topics of interest to consumers including telemarketing, telephone scams, understanding phone bills, cellular phone service, and how the FCC can help. A special interactive session, The FCC – Who We Are and How We Serve You will give the audience an opportunity to explore the workings of the FCC and learn about information and services available to consumers. FCC experts will be on hand to address specific telecommunications questions. This forum is one of a series held around the country to inform consumers about telecommunications issues and how to get information and assistance from the FCC. --FCC – CGB Contact: Dan Rumelt 202-418-7512; e-mail Dan.Rumelt@fcc.gov