News Release

Verizon Foundation To Donate $10,000 To Ozaukee County, Wisconsin Domestic Violence Shelter On Feb. 20

Check Presentation to Benefit Advocates of Ozaukee

February 12, 2008

Carolyn Schamberger
carolyn.schamberger1@verizonwireless.com
847-619-4282Beth Crivello-Wagner
beth@corecreative.com  
414-291-0912 ext.122

In conjunction with the grand opening celebration of its first Communications Store in Grafton, Verizon Wireless is excited to announce that on Wednesday, Feb. 20, it will present a check from the Verizon Foundation in the amount of $10,000 to benefit Advocates of Ozaukee. The grant will be used to support programs aimed at combating domestic violence in Ozaukee County and educating the general public about the issue.

Who:
Representatives from Verizon Wireless, Advocates of Ozaukee and area civic and business leaders.

What:
Check presentation and grand opening event

When:
Wednesday, Feb. 20, 11:00 a.m.—Noon

Where:
Verizon Wireless Communications Store
2512 Washington St., Grafton

Why:
Verizon Wireless is a recognized corporate leader for its commitment to preventing domestic violence. With this donation, Verizon Wireless hopes to enhance awareness of the issue and support Advocates of Ozaukee's mission of serving residents in the area who are affected by domestic violence.

STORY/VISUAL OPPORTUNITIES:
$10,000 check presentation

Interviews with representatives from Advocates of Ozaukee, Verizon Wireless and local civic and business leaders

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