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LOCAL U.S. CELLULAR ASSOCIATE RECEIVES PRESIDENT'S AWARD

Eureka employee recognized as 'Best of the Best'

EUREKA, Calif. (May 13, 2010) — Each year, U.S. Cellular associates who go above and beyond to provide extraordinary service are recognized each year as "the best of the best" with the President's Award.

Recipients nationwide are selected from 9,000 company associates. One of this year's honorees lives and works in Eureka: Crystal Hurley, a Retail Wireless Consultant for the company.

"The President's Award is my way of saying 'thank you' to associates who have gone the extra mile to provide the ideal customer experience," said Roberta Winger, director of sales for U.S. Cellular in California. "I am proud of our winners, whose actions speak 'Believe in Something Better' louder than words ever can."

Recently, winners of the 2010 President's Award enjoyed a weekend for two in Chicago, where the company is headquartered. They attended a White Sox baseball game at U.S. Cellular Field and an awards banquet where they were presented the President's Award plaque and a monetary gift.

About U.S. Cellular
The 9,000 associates of U.S. Cellular believe a wireless phone enhances people's lives and a wireless company should be in the business of bringing people together. U.S. Cellular has a wide range of monthly plans, including those with unlimited nationwide calling, unlimited free incoming calls and options to prepay. The company has a growing catalog of phones like the BlackBerry® Tour and the touch-screen LG Tritan and HTC Touch Pro 2, which offer e-mail and Web access. U.S. Cellular believes in the power of the community and has made a commitment to invest more than $4.5 million in teachers and schools during 2009 and 2010. Based in Chicago, the company is the nation's sixth-largest wireless carrier, serving 6.2 million customers across the country. To learn more about the company visit one of its retail stores or uscellular.com. You can also check out U.S. Cellular on Facebook.