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Gallagher Announces Dates and Locations for Town Hall Meetings in Hurricane-impacted Areas


Tami Torres or Bob Lotane
(850) 413-2842

Consumer specialists to help those still recovering
 TALLAHASSEE – Florida's Chief Financial Officer Tom Gallagher today announced dates and locations for town hall meetings to assist Floridians still recovering from last year's hurricanes.  The first meeting will be held this Wednesday in Pensacola at the Pensacola Civic Center, 201 East Gregory Street, Pensacola, with additional meetings scheduled during the next two weeks in Sebastian, Punta Gorda and Orlando.
"Hurricane victims who are still struggling to settle insurance claims are urged to attend one of these meetings," Gallagher said.  "We want to direct all available resources to getting storm victims' lives back to normal."
Gallagher will be accompanied by consumer specialists who will be able to work with policyholders individually.
 The town hall dates and locations are:
Thursday, March 10, 2005, 5 p.m. - 9 p.m.,
Sebastian River Middle School, 9400 County Road 512, Sebastian
Saturday, March 12, 2005, 9 a.m. to noon
Sallie Jones Elementary School, 1230 Narranja St., Punta Gorda
Saturday, March 19, 2005, 9 a.m. to noon,
Dr. Phillips High School, 6500 Turkey Lake Road, Orlando
For more information, call the Department of Financial Services' storm hotline at 1-800-22-STORM or log on to