08.17.2001Corporate

Red Sox Players Connect with Fans at Everett Store Today


Red Sox Players Connect With Fans At Everett Store Today

Verizon Wireless makes Donation to Everett Little League

August 17, 2001

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EVERETT, MA
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Verizon Wireless invites all Red Sox fans to meet catcher Scott Hatteberg and short stop John Valetin today at the Verizon Wireless Communications Store at the Gateway Center Mall in Everett from 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

Prior to meeting with the public, Hatteberg and Valentin will have a private autograph signing session with approximately 75 Everett Little Leaguers starting at 11:00 a.m.

Also, Verizon Wireless's Everett Communications Store will announce its donation of $300.00 to the Everett Little League. Sheryl Glants is the manager of the Everett store.

The Everett Communications Store is located in the Gateway Center Mall at 25 Mysticview Rd off of Route 16 East. The autograph signing is free, open to the public, with no purchase necessary.

Members of the media are invited to the store at 11:00 a.m. for both the public autograph signing and the private meeting with the Everett Little League. For more information, please contact David Velez at 617-742-9103, or 617-699-7771 (Mobile phone).


About Verizon Wireless

Verizon Wireless is the largest wireless communications provider in the U.S. with more than 28 million wireless voice and data customers. The coast-to-coast wireless provider was formed by the combination of the U.S. wireless businesses of Verizon Communications (NYSE:VZ) and Vodafone (NYSE and LSE: VOD), including Bell Atlantic Mobile, AirTouch Cellular, GTE Wireless and PrimeCo Personal Communications. Verizon Wireless has a footprint covering more than 90 percent of the U.S. population, 49 of the top 50 and 97 of the top 100 U.S. markets. The company, headquartered in Bedminster, NJ, is 40,000 employees strong. Reporters and editors can find more information about the company on the Web at http://www.verizonwireless.com.