OVERLAND PARK, Kan., May 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --

    WHO:   EMBARQ is proud to offer a free webinar series for small business
           owners. "The Way Forward" webinar series will provide small
           business owners with strategies for surviving and even thriving in
           today's economy.

    WHAT:  "The Way Forward" Webinar Series, Webinar #2
           "The Five Faces of Genius: Creativity and Small Business

           Featured presenter Annette Moser-Wellman will discuss how different
           thinking styles of genius and creativity lead to small business
           breakthroughs. Participants will learn how creativity is key to
           small business growth, the skills needed to innovate every day and
           how optimizing imagination leads to success. Moser-Wellman is the
           author of "The Five Faces of Genius: Creative Thinking Styles to
           Succeed at Work" and is founder and president of FireMark -- an
           innovation consultancy that works with some of the world's leading
           companies to create breakthrough ideas.

    WHEN:  Date: Wednesday, May 20, 2009
           Time: 2 p.m. Eastern, 1 p.m. Central, 12 p.m. Mountain and 11 a.m.

    WHERE: To register and learn more about The Way Forward webinar series,
           please visit http://embarq.streamlogics.com/embarq/


Embarq Corporation (NYSE: EQ), headquartered in Overland Park, Kan., offers a complete suite of communications services. The company has approximately 18,000 employees and operates in 18 states. EMBARQ is included in the S&P 500 and is in the Fortune 500(R) list of America's largest corporations.

For consumers, EMBARQ offers an innovative portfolio of services that includes reliable Local and Long Distance Home Phone services, High-Speed Internet, Wireless and Satellite TV from DISH Network(R) -- all on one monthly bill.

For businesses, EMBARQ has a comprehensive range of flexible and integrated services designed to help businesses of all sizes be more productive and communicate with their customers. This service portfolio includes Local Voice and Data services, Long Distance, Business-Class High-Speed Internet, Wireless, Satellite TV from DIRECTV(R), enhanced Data Network services, Voice and Data communication equipment and Managed Network services.

For more information, visit embarq.com.

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    /Web Site:  http://www.embarq.com /
    /Video:  http://embarq.streamlogics.com/embarq//

CO:  EMBARQ; Embarq Corporation; FireMark
ST:  Kansas

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