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A Better Way for WAPA to Give Away Bulbs

Dear Source:
This is the second attempt to give away bulbs, so evidently the October give-away wasn't too successful. I read news release, intended to stop by booth in park, but of course, 'life got in the way'… and I am already in the 'choir' that believes in the energy efficient fluorescents. If WAPA were truly interested in more than the "PR" of news releases, have the BULBS AVAILABLE AT THE WAPA OFFICE that is open M-F from 8-4 and hand one out to each bill payer? Or, gosh, have the METER READERS LEAVE ONE at each home, at least in outlying areas?
Trying to find parking near the park on a Saturday on St. John when the park area is full of taxis, the too-big- for-St. John bus, rental villa cars picking up arriving tourists, and cars circling the one way street because there is no parking, really helps no resident, only the WAPA booth staffers who are probably on weekend overtime. And what's this new addition that this time you don't get bulb if you don't bring bill? Too many sharp tourists take a free one from park booth? How many folks will remember to find bill and bring? Please see above suggestion to hand out bulbs to each person who arrives at WAPA office, bill in hand, to pay it, AT THEIR CONVENIENCE.
That is, if WAPA is really interested in more than publicity.
Judith Kane
St. John

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