WATPA: WATPA/WLS/Consumer Affairs Meeting: Save Money And Be A Smart Telecomms Consumer

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From: Norman J. Jacknis (norm@jacknis.com)
Date: Wed Dec 13 2000 - 21:44:33 EST


We hope you can join us at this free meeting, next Tuesday, 12/19. Feel free, as well, to bring a friend or two to hear this interesting speaker and consumer advocate.


How To Be A Smart Tele-Communications Consumer
And Save Money At Home And In Your Business

The Westchester Alliance For Telecommunications And Public Access (WATPA), along with the Westchester County Department of Consumer Protection and the Westchester Library System, is pleased to announce a special presentation by Sam Simon, Executive Director of the Washington-based Telecommunications Research and Action Center, a non-profit consumer group which helps residential telecommunications customers.
The meeting will be held on Tuesday, December 19, 2000 at 6:00 P.M. in the White Plains Library, Martine Avenue, White Plains, NY. (Directions are below.) The meeting is open to the public and there is no cost to attend.

Mr. Simon is a lawyer with almost thirty years of experience in consumer issues, mostly relating to tele-communications. He will discuss how to be a smart consumer and save money on:

regular telephone services from Verizon as well as its competitors
long distance service
cell phone service,
the newer forms of Internet service, including DSL, cable modem and satellite.

TRAC has developed numerous comparison charts and materials, which will be made available to those who attend the meeting.

WATPA is a non-profit, grass-roots, independent organization interested in helping Westchester residents get the most from the Internet and telecommunications revolutions. Besides its educational activities, WATPA provides free web design and hosting for non-profit groups in Westchester in conjunction with the Westchester Library System.

Directions to the White Plains Library: The library is on Martine Avenue opposite the parking for the Galleria, near Dr. Martin Luther King Avenue (formerly Grove).
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