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Press Release
February 28, 2005
Stephanie Oberempt
(843) 792-6933


Verizon Wireless Contributes to College of Dental Medicine

Verizon Wireless donated $50,000 to the MUSC College of Dental Medicine in celebration of the opening of its new call center in North Charleston on February 28.

Director of Customer Service Jeremiah Knight, said the gift represents his company's dedication to improving the resources available to citizens of the community. The gift will go toward construction costs for the new James B. Edwards College of Dental Medicine. Interim Dean John Sanders thanked representatives of Verizon for the generous gift that will help provide a clinical facility to not only educate new dentists but also to provide low-cost dental treatment for people in the Lowcountry of South Carolina.

(l-r) Steve Post, director of customer financial services with Verizon Wireless; Jeremiah Knight, Verizon's director of customer service; John Sanders, interim dean of MUSC College of Dental Medicine; Laurie Severino, associate director of human resources with Verizon Wireless; and Stephanie Oberempt, development director of MUSC College of Dental Medicine.

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