MIAMI, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mentoring. Working with children in need. Raising funds for local nonprofits. These are just a few of the volunteer activities for which more than 180 AT&T* employees statewide have been recently honored with the prestigious President's Volunteer Service Award (PVSA).
The PVSA gives U.S. Presidential recognition to individuals who have demonstrated a sustained commitment to volunteer service each year. There are three PVSA categories: Gold for 500+ hours of volunteer service; Silver for 250-499 volunteer hours; and Bronze for 100-249 hours of service. Of the 180-plus Florida AT&T employees recognized, 38 achieved the Gold President's Volunteer Service Award, 46 earned the Silver award, and 98 received the Bronze award.
The PVSA achievement is a way to inspire others to contribute to their communities through volunteer service and to make volunteer service a central part of their lives.
"People matter – to each other, to our communities, and to our company," said AT&T Florida President Joe York. "This has been one of our core beliefs since AT&T was founded. We're proud of our employees for investing their time in our communities to make a difference. We believe our workforce, our business and the communities we serve are all stronger because of volunteerism."
More than 4,000 AT&T employees nationwide received the President's Volunteer Service Award this year for their volunteer service in 2013.
In 2012, AT&T employee and retiree volunteers donated more than 410,000 hours in Florida, and more than 5.8 million hours nationwide.
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