News Release

Orangeburg, New York Resident Wins Honors From Verizon Wireless

July 11, 2002

Robin B. Nicol
908-789-4719

David Samberg
david.samberg@verizonwireless.com
845-365-7212

ORANGEBURG, NY — Orange County resident Bob Henry, customer care coordinator for Verizon Wireless, has received the company's President's Award for Excellence, which recognizes employees for exceptional teamwork, leadership and outstanding customer service.

Henry was honored for his superior customer service skills and efficient response to customer care inquiries.

He was one of 11 Verizon Wireless employees to receive the honor at the company's recent regional kickoff meeting.

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