PRESS RELEASE FOR LOCAL MARKET
[MONTH, DAY 2013]
Verizon and iKeepSafe Support School Librarians to host
FREE “BE a PRO Mobile: Connect with Confidence”
Family Pizza Night for Digital Literacy Workshop in [insert city]
Free Pizza, Videos, Guides, Tips and Tools to
Help Families Engage Confidently with Connected Technology
Family Digital Literacy Workshop comes to [XXX XXX School] on [month/date] at [XXXpm]
[INSERT DATE, CITY, STATE] –– [INSERT SCHOOL NAME and TL NAME] has teamed up with Verizon, the California
School Library Association (CSLA) and iKeepSafe to host a “BE a PRO Mobile: Connect with Confidence”—a FREE
Family Pizza Night and workshop for digital literacy on [INSERT DATE, TIME, LOCATION]. This one-hour
comprehensive wireless literacy workshop is open to all parents (along with their kids) who are eager to learn
behaviors that allow for the safest and healthiest possible experience with digital technology. Pizza and
refreshments will be served.
[INSERT SCHOOL REP QUOTE, Sample: ] “This is a great partnership and a relevant topic for all of our families,
including mine. We need to be mindful and prepared for what our children are doing as they continue to become
more familiar and reliant on wireless technologies. This workshop helps families address many issues concerning
digital literacy, including Balance, Ethical Use, Privacy, Relationships, Reputation and Online Security and helps
ensure that kids are having a safe experience online” said [INSERT SCHOOL REP NAME]. “We hope all parents in
the district will take advantage of this free event and we want to thank Verizon for making the program available
to us.”
For more information, go to:www.BEaPROmobile.org
About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless is an innovative wireless communications company that connects people and businesses with the most advanced wireless
technology and service available.
Our company launched the nation’s first 3G wireless broadband network. We were also the first tier-one wireless provider in the nation to build
and operate a 4G LTE network. With 4G LTE, our customers can access the Internet and stream media faster than ever—and experience their
mobile world in real-time.
As the nation’s largest wireless company, we serve 98.2 million retail connections and operate more than 1,900 retail locations in the United
States. Globally, we offer voice and data services in more than 200 destinations.
Founded in 2000 as a joint venture of Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, NASDAQ:VZ) and Vodafone (NASDAQ, LSE: VOD), Verizon Wireless is
headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J.
About the Internet Keep Safe Coalition
The Internet Keep Safe Coalition (iKeepSafe.org) is a broad partnership of governors and first spouses, attorneys general, public health and
educational professionals, law enforcement and industry leaders working together for the health and safety of youth online. To learn more,
visit http://www.ikeepsafe.org.
About CSLA
The California School Library Association advocates, educates, and collaborates to ensure that all California students and educators are
effective users of ideas and information.
CONTACTS
CSLA
Glen Warren, 949-478-5327
[email protected]
iKeepSafe
Sally Linford, 801-671-1118
[email protected]
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