BEDMINSTER, N.J., March 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Over 245 AT&T* New Jersey employees will receive the President's Volunteer Service Award (PVSA) for their time spent volunteering in 2012. The PVSA is a prestigious national honor offered by the President in recognition of sustained volunteer service. Each of the 247 employees from locations in Bedminster, Florham Park, Middletown, Morristown, Mount Laurel, Paramus, Piscataway and Warren volunteered 100 hours or more, totaling over 24,000 hours of service in New Jersey to help make our communities better. In addition to the PVSA, some NJ employees will be receiving the Gold Award for dedicating over 500 volunteer hours in 2012.
"When you volunteer, you are helping strengthen families, neighbors and communities in a way that is both positive and sustainable," said J. Michael Schweder, president, AT&T Mid-Atlantic. "This achievement not only helps those in need, but it also encourages a tradition of contribution through volunteer services and we are proud to recognize those who continue to make volunteering a priority."
This year, over 3,000 AT&T employees nationwide will be recognized for their volunteerism.
The President's Volunteer Service Award is available on an annual basis and is an honor that every American – from all ages and all walks of life – can aspire to achieve. The President's Volunteer Service Award is issued by the President's Council on Service and Civic Participation, a group created by President George W. Bush, in 2003, to recognize the valuable contributions volunteers make in our nation.
For more on the President's Volunteer Service Award, please visit: www.presidentialserviceawards.gov
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