Jun 05 2009
[Update]: A second day has been added to exchange a $40 dtv coupon for a no-cost converter box. Sat 11am-4pm at the Beacon Hill Festival, Jefferson Community Center.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 04, 2009
Seattle residents can exchange DTV coupons for a no-cost box on Friday
What: DTV Converter Box Swap
When: Friday, June 5, 2009 – from 1 to 7 p.m.
Where: New Holly Community Center, 7050 32nd Ave S. (at Myrtle), Seattle 98118
Who: The Leadership Conference on Civil Rights (LCCR-EF), Reclaim the Media, Youngstown Cultural Arts Center/Youth Media Institute, The Leadership Academy, Dish Network, The ARC of King County, and Thee Way Out
Why: With one week remaining until the June 12th Digital Television Transition, Seattle residents have the opportunity to swap their government-issued $40 coupons for
a new DTV converter box. Get hands-on instruction in setting it up and tuning in digital channels.
“With seven days remaining, this is a great opportunity to exchange your $40 coupon for a free DTV converter box,” said Councilmember Bruce Harrell. “Seattle residents, who are still not ready, need to act now to continue receiving their normal television programming.”