Four Long Island AT&T Employees Receive President's Volunteer Service Award
HUNTINGTON, N.Y., April 7, 2014 – AT&T* is proud to announce four employees are among 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.
Volunteering more than a thousand hours combined last year in their communities, the AT&T Long Island recipients are William Evers in Islandia, Cary Alon in Jericho and Joseph Grasso and Thomas Smith in Huntington.
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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Reliability claim based on data transfer completion rates on nationwide 4G LTE networks. LTE is a trademark of ETSI. 4G LTE not available everywhere.