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Media Advisory - Street Team of Educators to Mark 711/PA Relay Day by Spreading the Word about PA Relay in 7 Major Cities

July 08, 2005

Representatives from the PA Relay Street Team of Educators will “Spread the Word” about PA Relay service by distributing informational brochures and promotional materials in seven high-traffic areas across the state from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Monday, July 11, 2005.

Lt. Gov. Catherine Baker Knoll has recognized Monday, July 11, as “711/PA Relay Day.” The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) and PA Relay service provider, AT&T encourage all Pennsylvanians to learn about the services that enable telephone communications with people who are deaf, hard of hearing or speech disabled.

WHO:               PA Relay Educator Street Teams                  

WHAT:              “711/PA Relay Day”

WHEN:              Monday, July 11, 2005
                        11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

WHERE:             Allentown - Hamilton Street
                        Erie- State Street & 4th Street
                             Harrisburg- Strawberry Square
                        Pittsburgh - Market Square or Grant Street near the Courthouse
                        Philadelphia- 15th Street & Market Street
                        Reading North 5th Street
                        Scranton - Adams Avenue & Spruce Street

The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission ensures safe, reliable and reasonably priced electric, natural gas, water, telephone and transportation service for Pennsylvania consumers, by regulating public utilities and by serving as responsible stewards of competition.

“Spread the Word! Communicate by phone with people who have hearing or speech loss.” For more information, log onto or dial 7-1-1.

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Contact:Press Secretary
Office of Communications

Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission
Press Office
P.O. Box 3265, Harrisburg, PA 17105-3265
(717) 787-5722 FAX (717) 787-4193

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