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Project Smart Grants Awarded
In Ocean and Monmouth Counties
Bell Atlantic Contributes To Weinstein Scholarship;
Ocean of Love Honored
October 4, 1996
Tim Ireland (703) 974-5455
MIDDLETOWN, N.J. -- A scholarship dedicated to the
memory of slain
teacher Kathleen Stanfield-Weinstein will receive a $2,500
contribution today from Bell Atlantic.
In addition, Bell Atlantic will award $2,500 to Ocean of Love, a Toms
River charity founded to assist the families of Ocean County children
who have been diagnosed with cancer.
The awards represent two portions of a one-time $5,000 grant
associated with Project Smart, a school-to-work partnership between
Bell Atlantic and Ocean County Vocational Technical School.
"Both grants honor the memories of next-door heroes: a dedicated
teacher and those who have been claimed by cancer," said Len J.
Lauer, president of Bell Atlantic-New Jersey. "At the same
money will be put to work in the service of children and their
The presentation ceremony for the Weinstein scholarship will take
place at 3 p.m. at Thorne Middle School, 70 Murphy Road, Middletown.
Ocean of Love will receive its grant at 12:30 p.m. at Bell Atlantic's
Project Smart Facility, Ocean County Vocational Technical School, Toms
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