04/16/2020|Inside Verizon

Those who serve deserve our best.

By: Andy Choi
Manager - Corporate Communications

Expanding our commitment to the everyday heroes in our lives.

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There are so many people who serve our communities in critical ways. Folks like Kelli Roth, a cardiac surgical ICU nurse in New York and daughter of V Teamer Kathy Roth, manager of logistics services in Basking Ridge, Nj.

And we all know those who serve deserve more than just essential tools. They deserve our thanks. Now more than ever, we recognize the sacrifices and importance of those who support our communities.

That’s why we’ve announced a special pricing offer for active duty military, veterans, and first responders that will now extend to nurses and teachers as well.

So many of you have shared stories of loved ones caring for the sick or keeping students engaged and learning.

Kevin Horton, Indirect Sales account manager in Palm Beach Gardens, FL, shared with us that his wife Robin is not only homeschooling their own kids but also leading a virtual classroom full of young minds. “I’ve had to start using technology that I’ve never used before,” reported Robin. “We are a technology-free school so that’s been the biggest adaptation.”

Rich Wu, Indirect Sales district manager in Edmund, OK, and his wife Jen are expecting their second child. Jen is utilizing her skills as a nurse via telemedicine, but believes every nurse knows their system of support stays connected at all times. “Even though you might be on an oncology floor and not have to deal with this, no matter where you are at in a hospital setting, you are being impacted,” said Jen. “Because there are so many nurses out there doing everything they can.”

Thank you to Kelli, Robin, Jen and to all nurses and teachers for being our everyday heroes serving on the front line.

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