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Free PDA, smartphone workshop offered by Verizon

Verizon Wireless is offering a free PDA (personal data assistant) and smartphone workshop for residents of the Woodbury area.

The complimentary class will be held at the Verizon Wireless Communications Store located at 8144 Coller Way, Woodbury, on Saturday, March 14 from 8 to 9 a.m.

The class "20 Things Your PDA Can Do For You" is geared to help wireless phone users get the most out of their PDAs by learning about its functions and features.

Some of the topics covered include text messaging, address book synchronization, e-mail, Internet browsing, setting up speed dial, camera use, pairing Bluetooth devices and changing ringtones.

The in-store class is open to Verizon Wireless customers, and other PDA users (all brands/models) are welcome.

The events fill up quickly and seating is limited. Individuals who do not yet have a PDA or smartphone but would like to learn more about these devices are welcome to attend a class.

Reservations are suggested and can be made online at

For more information, call the Woodbury store at (651) 734-9678.

Additional store information is available online at