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Six Rochester AT&T Employees Awarded President's Volunteer Service Award

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ROCHESTER, N.Y., April 4, 2014 AT&T* is proud to announce that Linda Baker, Michael Braunschweig, Jody D’Ambrosio-Rowe, Michael Henry, Barbara Millet and Summer O’Brien of the Rochester area are six of the 4,031 members of its dedicated workforce to receive a President’s Volunteer Service Award (PVSA), the nation’s premier volunteer awards program, encouraging United States citizens through presidential recognition, to live a life of service.

Established in 2003, the PVSA gives Presidential recognition to U.S. citizens who have demonstrated a sustained commitment to volunteer service each year. This achievement is a way to inspire others to contribute to their communities through volunteer service and to make volunteer service a central part of their lives. The PVSA is issued by the President’s Council on Service and Civic Participation, a group created by President George W. Bush to recognize the valuable contributions volunteers make to our Nation.  This year the Council is Chaired by two-time Super Bowl Champion Darrell Green, and former U.S. Senators Bob Dole and John Glenn as honorary co-chairs. The Council is composed of leaders in government, media, education, entertainment, business, nonprofit and volunteer service organizations, in addition to individual community volunteers.

AT&T is a Certifying Organization for the President’s Volunteer Service Award and is responsible for verifying AT&T employee service hours, nominating potential recipients and delivering the Award.

To be eligible to receive the award, AT&T submits a record of employees’ annual volunteer service hours to be verified and considered eligible for the award.  AT&T employees are eligible after 100 hours of annual volunteer work.

For more information on the PVSA, visit:  www.presidentialserviceawards.gov.

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