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Name: Family Outreach Center, Inc.
Phone: (616) 247-3815
Address: 1939 S Division Ave
Grand Rapids, MI 49507-2459
Website: www.familyoutreachcenter.org
Report Issued Date: March 14, 2014
Report Expiration Date: April 29, 2015
Original Business Start Date: August 1979
Principal: Ms. Veneese Chandler, Executive Director
Customer Contact: Ms. Veneese Chandler, Executive Director - (616) 247-3815
Incorporated: August 1979
Employees: 63 full time and 21 part time
Type of Business: Charity - Local

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The most recent report on this organization has expired. A new report has not been developed due to lack of inquiries.


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Cancelling Magazine Subscriptions

To avoid ordering magazines unintentionally, the Bureau advises that you: 1) Pay close attention to the telephone pitch, especially when the caller names several magazine titles and asks you if you like them. If you respond "yes", an order for those magazines will probably be placed. 2) Watch out for "special prices" and "free" offers, chances are that its NOT a special price, and you'll only receive ONE ISSUE free, and will be billed for the remainder of the subscription. 3) Be wary of statements such as "only $1.00 per week." It could really mean $1.00 per week per magazine for several multi-year subscriptions, which could easily add up to several hundred dollars.

If you agree over the telephone to buy magazines, you cannot simply call the organization to cancel if you change your mind. Subscription services do not honor oral cancellations. Watch your mail for the sales agreement and read the entire document thoroughly for the cancellation clause.


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