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COMCAST SPORTSNET ANCHOR HENRY WOFFORD AND ELECTED OFFICIALS TO DEDICATE COMCAST’S NEW CUSTOMER SERVICE CENTER IN OAKLAND ON MAY 19TH

Free Grand Opening Festivities to Include Meet and Greet with “Dora the Explorer,” Ribbon Cutting, Face Painting and Refreshments 

 

 

WHO:              

Henry Wofford, Anchor, Comcast SportsNet

Dora the Explorer, Nickelodeon Network, Costume Character

Sandré Swanson, Assemblymember, 16th Assembly District

Rebecca Kaplan, Councilwoman, City of Oakland

Ignacio De La Fuente, Councilman, City of Oakland

Members, Oakland Metro Chamber

Members, Hispanic Chamber of Alameda County

Rafael Vasquez, Regional Director, Sales and Marketing, Comcast

Local residents and Comcast employees

                                          

WHAT:

The grand opening of Comcast’s new customer service center in Oakland, featuring a community celebration and ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held on Saturday, May 19th. The free event will feature an appearance by Nickelodeon’s, “Dora the Explorer” costume character, as well as giveaways, samples from Kinder’s BBQ and a face painter to celebrate the new state of the art facility that will support the City of Oakland and its surrounding communities. XFINITY products, including our new Xfinity Home automated home and security service as well as 3D TV will be demonstrated.

 

Designed entirely around the needs of customers, this new design features lots of flat screens, leather chairs, hardwood floors and a home theater area where local residents can pay bills, interact with service agents, return or pick up equipment, and test-drive XFINITY products at their own pace. Shoppers can also compare Internet speeds on side-by-side computer monitors and try out the company’s XFINITY Voice wireline home phone service.

 

The store also features a billing kiosk where customers can scan their bill and pay by cash, check or credit card without having to wait.

 

The 4,000 sq. ft. Oakland Customer Service Center employs local Bay Area residents and is open Monday through Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

 

WHEN:

Saturday, May 19, 2012

12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. 

Building Dedication and Ribbon Cutting at 1:00PM

Face Painting: 12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Meet and Greet with Dora the Explorer: 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

 

WHERE:

Xfinity Comcast Store

3070 East 9th Street

Oakland, Ca 94601

(Located in the Fruitvale shopping center, near the FedEx Office) 

 

Media Contact:

Melissa Vincelet

925-424-0254

melissa_vincelet@cable.comcast.com

 

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