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Kennewick, Wash. (June 9, 2010) — Warm summer nights at Columbia Park will come alive in June and July with the return of a family-friendly series of movies sponsored by U.S. Cellular and the City of Kennewick. For the past six years, hundreds have attended the U.S. Cellular Movies on the River program in Kennewick. This year's lineup will provide the community with four nights of free movies at Columbia Park.

"This is a great opportunity for everyone in the city to connect and enjoy a little bit of Hollywood for free," said Kim Sebastian, director of sales for U.S. Cellular in Washington. "We believe relationships are important and our associates enjoy the sense of community that comes with bringing their neighbors, family and friends together to have a good time."

Movies start at dusk and various pre-show activities begin at 7:30 on the evenings of June 19 and 26, as well as July 10 and 31. The free movies are open to all ages and families are encouraged to bring blankets or lawn chairs, along with food and drink (alcohol is not permitted) and enjoy a fun summer evening at the movies.

Below is this summer's movie lineup:

  • Saturday, June 19: "Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs"
  • Saturday, June 26: "The Tooth Fairy"
  • Saturday, July 10: "Monsters vs. Aliens"
  • Saturday, July 31: "Diary of a Wimpy Kid"

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 You can also check out U.S. Cellular on Facebook