FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
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Bell Atlantic President Takes Third-Graders to Planet
Outing Designed to Teach Students Restaurant
News Advisory: Interview/Photo Opportunity
- William Freeman, president and CEO of Bell Atlantic -
Washington, D.C. and approximately 20 eight and
nine-year-old students will storm Planet Hollywood to
eat lunch and learn the day-to-day responsibilities of
running a restaurant.
For the past several months, Freeman has been talking
to students about city planning, economic development
and restaurant management as a volunteer instructor
for Junior Achievement's "Our City" program.
achievement, the largest partnership linking business
with education throughout the Washington metropolitan
area, strives to inspire and educate young people to
value free enterprise, understand business and
economics and develop other skills needed to enter the
work force. Planet Hollywood will serve free lunches
to the group in support of the program.
- Planet Hollywood
1101 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20004
(in the old Evening Star building, at the corner of 11th
and Pennsylvania Ave., N.W.)
- Monday, June 3, 1996
11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
- William Freeman, president and CEO, Bell Atlantic -
Eight and nine-year-old, third-grade Junior Achievers
from Van Ness Elementary School in Southeast
- Michel Daley, Bell Atlantic, 202-392-1021
Merrie Morris, Planet Hollywood, 202-783-7827
Cynthia Leach, Junior Achievement, 301-229-5300