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Verizon Wireless Charity Golf Tournament Raises More than $50,000 for Teams@Work

Friday, October 12, 2007 General News J E 4
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ATLANTA, Oct. 11 TEAMS@Work, a non-profit organizationdedicated to providing employment and community participation for persons withdisabilities, received more than $50,000 from proceeds earned at the secondannual Georgia/Alabama Verizon Wireless Charity Golf Tournament on Saturday,September 29 at Hampton Golf Village in Cumming, Georgia. Thirty-six teams offour golfers, over 20 volunteers and 32 sponsors participated in this annualevent to raise money for TEAMS@Work. Major event sponsors included AndrewCorporation, General Dynamics, IMCI Technologies, TCI Wireless, Holland &Knight LLP and Towersource, Inc.

"We assist disabled individuals in turning their hopes and dreams of aproductive life into a reality," said Carl Butler, founder of TEAMS@Work. "Themoney raised by Verizon Wireless from this event is a huge leap forward thatwill help take our services to the next level."

TEAMS@Work is a charitable organization based out of Atlanta, whosemission is to provide productive and meaningful work as well as communityintegration opportunities to people with disabilities in a supportedenvironment. Currently, TEAMS@Work serves Metro Atlanta and the surroundingareas.

"We are proud to support TEAMS@Work and their efforts," said Lynn Carlson,executive director -- Network for Verizon Wireless. "Verizon Wireless hasalways been committed to giving back to the local communities where we liveand work. We appreciate the work this organization does to improve the livesof our disabled citizens and enable them to contribute in our community."

About Verizon Wireless

Verizon Wireless operates the nation's most reliable wireless voice anddata network, serving 62.1 million customers. The largest U.S. wirelesscompany and largest wireless data provider, based on revenues, VerizonWireless is headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with 67,000 employeesnationwide. The company is a joint venture of Verizon Communications(NYSE: VZ) and Vodafone (NYSE and LSE: VOD). Find more information on the Webat www.verizonwireless.com. To preview and request broadcast-quality videofootage and high-resolution stills of Verizon Wireless operations, log on tothe Verizon Wireless Multimedia Library at www.verizonwireless.com/multimedia.

About TEAMS@Work

TEAMS@Work is a non-profit service driven organization dedicated toproviding productive and meaningful work and community integrationopportunities to people with disabilities in a supported environment. Locatedin Atlanta, Georgia, TEAMS@Work is a 501c3 agency serving Metro Atlanta andsurrounding areas by providing advocacy, mentoring and service to people withdisabilities. For more information please visit http://www.teamsatwork-ga.org/

SOURCE Verizon Wireless
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