Not since the invention of the telephone has the telecommunications industry been at a more exciting point in time. Advances in technology and innovative new applications for communication are popping up faster than ever. With such rapid development - and deployment - of these technologies, the lives of Virginians have drastically improved in ways that could not be foreseen just a decade ago. We're in near-constant communication with friends and family. Businesses move at a greater and more profitable speed. And healthcare, education and energy markets, among others, have all come to depend on various forms of connectivity to improve their efficiency and effectiveness.
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Verizon Named Energy Star Partner of the Year 2014
Verizon has been named Energy Star Partner of the Year for the second year in a row. See the amount of energy Verizon is saving with its Energy Star certified stores, and learn about its goal to certify 100% of its eligible stores.
Nueva Vida, New Hope
Get to know the determined women of Nueva Vida, a support network for Latino families whose lives have been affected by cancer. Founded in 1996 by a group of Latina cancer survivors and healthcare professionals in Washington DC, today it has expanded to the Baltimore and Richmond metropolitan areas. [ Learn More ]
In the Community
Verizon continues to focus on the quality of life for Virginia residents by investing in a wide range of programs that strengthen education, raise awareness of domestic violence, and improve health care through the use of technology.
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Featured Grant: Piedmont Housing Alliance STEM Initiative
The Verizon Foundation presented a $10,000 grant to the Piedmont Housing Alliance in support of its project to bring Science, Technology, Engineering and Math or “STEM” subjects to children in the Friendship Court Apartments in downtown Charlottesville. The grant will allow 20 elementary aged children to participate in a STEM learning partnership with Piedmont Virginia Community College over the next school year.