Landline telephone payment assistance available
— The Federal Communications Commission, the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners and the National Association of State Utility Consumer Advocates have designated September 13-19, 2010 as “National Telephone Discount Lifeline Awareness Week.”
The designation is an effort to raise awareness of landline telephone payment assistance available to qualifying low-income Michigan residents as part of two federal support programs.
These programs, “Lifeline Assistance” and “Link-Up,” are available through Frontier Communications (NYSE:FTR).
“Lifeline” is a plan that assists qualified lowincome customers by providing a monthly credit on their telephone bill.
“Link-Up” is an assistance plan that helps qualified low-income customers pay for the installation of basic telephone service by reducing connection charges by 50 percent, or $30, whichever is less.
Michigan residents who participate in one or more of the following programs are eligible for telephone assistance: Medicaid; Food Stamps; Supplemental Security Income (SSI); Federal Public Housing Assistance; Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP); Temporary Assistance to Needy Families Program (TANF); and National School Lunch Program (NSL).
Details: Call 877-462-8188 or at www.frontier.com. — G.G.
IMA to hold Fish Fry Fridays
— The IMA Brookwood Golf & Banquet Centeris offering “All You Can Eat Fish Fry” dinners on Fridays Sept. 24 and on Oct. 8 and 22 from 4-7 p.m.
The “All You Can Eat” dinners include choice of fried or baked fish, french fries, coleslaw, garden tossed salad, tartar sauce, rolls & butter, coffee, hot tea & brownies. Chicken nuggets will be available for the kids. A cash bar will be provided.
Prices for the “All You Can Eat” dinners are $8.50 for adults, $4.95 for children under 12 and children under 4 are free.
For additional information or for take-out orders, contact Catering Director Lisa Ray at
810-742-2169 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
For additional menu ideas or for IMA program information and special events, go to the IMA’s website at www.imarecreation.org. — G.G.