Twelve Southern California Latino-Owned Small Businesses Awarded Verizon Wireless Grants

Twelve Southern California Latino-Owned Small Businesses Awarded Verizon Wireless Grants

The company will award grants totaling $40,000 in value, plus cell phones and air time to spur technological advancement


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IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 24, 2010 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ —

WHAT:

Verizon Wireless Latino Small Business Awards Ceremony.

The company launched the Verizon Wireless Small Business Awards in 2009 as a commitment to supporting Latino Small Business growth.

WHEN:

Thursday, December 2, 2010

6:30 p.m.

WHERE:

Steven’s Steakhouse

5332 E. Stevens Place

Commerce, CA 90040

MORE:

Twelve Latino small business owners will earn cash and technology grants. The Grand Prize package includes $2,500 in cash, ten Motorola Droid 2 smartphones and service for one year on the devices. Four second prize winners will receive $1,000 in cash and one Motorola Droid 2. Seven third place winners will each receive $500 in cash and one Motorola Droid 2 smartphone.

For more information about the Latino Small Business Awards, please visit http://www.verizoninsidernegocios.com.

About Verizon Wireless

Verizon Wireless operates the nation’s most reliable and largest wireless voice and 3G data network, serving more than 93 million customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with more than 79,000 employees nationwide, Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) and Vodafone (LSE, Nasdaq: VOD). For more information, visit http://www.verizonwireless.com. To preview and request broadcast-quality video footage and high-resolution stills of Verizon Wireless operations, log on to the Verizon Wireless Multimedia Library at http://www.verizonwireless.com/multimedia.

SOURCE Verizon Wireless

Twelve Southern California Latino-Owned Small Businesses Awarded Verizon Wireless Grants