|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE|
|Date:||June 1, 2011|
|Contact:||Kirsten Nieman, LANE PR, 503.546.7874, Kirsten@lanepr.com|
Consumer Cellular Announces Partnership With National Parks Conservation Association
PORTLAND, Ore. (June 1, 2011) – Consumer Cellular (http://www.consumercellular.com), a national provider of wireless phones and services, today announced its partnership with the National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA). Consumer Cellular will implement a paperless cell phone billing campaign that will directly support the NPCA’s mission to protect and enhance America’s national parks.
“Consumer Cellular truly embraces sustainable business practices,” said Tom Kiernan, president of the NPCA. “We are pleased to work with a company that has a proven commitment to the environment and we are grateful for their pledge to support America’s national parks.”
Consumer Cellular will donate $5 to the NPCA for every new and existing customer who enrolls in its paperless billing program. In total, Consumer Cellular has pledged to donate up to $150,000 to the NPCA.
“Conducting business in an eco-friendly way has always been a top priority for Consumer Cellular, and we are proud to give back to an organization that is committed to preserving some of America’s most treasured lands for future generations,” said John Marick, CEO of Consumer Cellular.
Consumer Cellular pursues a wide range of socially responsible and sustainable business practices designed to reduce its impact on the environment and improve communities. Learn more about the company’s commitment to sustainability and its paperless cell phone billing options at consumercellular.com.
About the National Parks Conservation Association
Since 1919, the nonpartisan National Parks Conservation Association has been the leading voice of the American people in protecting and enhancing our National Park System. NPCA, its 600,000 members and supporters, and many partners work together to protect the National Park System and preserve our nation’s natural, historical, and cultural heritage for our children and grandchildren. For more information, visit www.npca.org.
About Consumer Cellular
Consumer Cellular, the exclusive wireless provider for AARP members, was founded in 1995 on the belief that everyone should have affordable access to the safety and convenience of cellular service. The company provides its customers with simple, affordable cell phones and calling plans, guaranteed satisfaction and top-ranked customer support staff all located within the United States. Plus, Consumer Cellular customers never have to sign a long-term contract in order to start service.
The Portland, Ore.-based company is privately held and utilizes the nation's largest voice and data network, covering more than 296 million people - or 97 percent of the U.S. population. Consumer Cellular is one of the nation's leading wireless wholesalers and differentiates itself from its competitors providing its customers with an unparalleled understanding of the mature marketplace, great low rates and the best cellular network available. For more information: visit ConsumerCellular.com or call (800) 686-4460.