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2 Western New York AT&T employees honored for their commitment to community

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Thu, May 9th 2019 04:50 pm

More than 4,150 AT&T employees nationwide receive President’s Volunteer Service Award

AT&T is celebrating two employees from Western New York who are being honored with the President’s Volunteer Service Award. AT&T is proud to recognize Benjamin Roberts and Michael Huber for being honored with the PVSA for giving their time to transform their community for the better.

Roberts was awarded a Gold Award for volunteering more than 500 hours while Huber was awarded Silver Award for volunteering more than 250 hours each in 2018.

The PVSA recognizes individuals who demonstrate a commitment to volunteerism throughout the year. These AT&T employees in WNY are among the more than 4,150 AT&T employees nationwide to receive this honor. They logged a minimum of 100 service hours last year, with many volunteering more than 500 hours.

"Our employee’s tremendous spirit of service is part of the fabric of our company. Their selfless contributions make our communities and our company stronger,” said Amy Hines Kramer, New York president, AT&T. "AT&T congratulates this year’s PVSA award winners and celebrates all our employees who donate their time and talent to help make a positive impact on their communities across New York.”

Community service has been an integral part of AT&T’s culture for more than 100 years and takes many forms, from mentoring students, helping veterans, coaching youth, nonprofit involvement and community improvement initiatives. These moments of giving can add up to millions of service hours. Nationwide, AT&T employees volunteered more than 1.5 million hours of time in community outreach activities during 2018 – estimated to be worth more than $37million. Click here to learn more about AT&T’s mentoring and volunteering programs.

To learn more about all AT&T employee PVSA awardees, go to https://about.att.com/csr/home/possibilities/pvsa/awardees.html. For more information on PVSA, visit presidentialserviceawards.gov.

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