Need to Charge Your Cell? St. Pete Opens Charging Stations
St. Petersburg has opened three mobile charging stations in addition to seven at recreation centers. AT&T has opened one mobile charging center in St. Pete and one in Tampa.
ST. PETERSBURG – With no electricity, cell phones have become the sole link for help and information in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma.
The trouble is, cell phones need to be charged. Now St. Petersburg has opened three charging stations for residents to easily charge their mobile devices. The mobile stations are in addition to charging stations at seven St. Pete rec centers.
St. Petersburg mobile charging stations are at:
– Carter G. Woodson Museum, 2240 9th Ave S
– Shore Acres Recreation Center, 4230 Shore Acres Blvd NE
– Childs Park Recreation Center, 4301 13th Ave S
The hours are to be determined. S
Telephone giant AT&T’s Cricket Wireless has also opened two stations – one in St. Petersburg at North Shore Recreation Center, 901 North Shore Drive NE. It is open 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. The other is in Tampa, at New Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church, 2511 E Columbus Drive. It is open 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.
The locations and hours of other charging stations:
For information about St. Petersburg, go to stpete.org.
Photo of Mayor Rick Kriseman from video showing how mobile charging station works. Video courtesy of the city of St. Petersburg.
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