January 17, 2019
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U.S. Cellular celebrates National Volunteer Month with $1,000 donation to Penobscot Boys and Girls Club in Presque Isle

Community Author: Kelly Cioe
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PRESQUE ISLE — U.S. Cellular has announced a $1,000 donation to Penobscot Boys & Girls Club in Presque Isle to provide K-12 Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) educational opportunities to youth. This is part of a $1 million donation to clubs across the country, including $41,000 in Maine. This is the fourth year U.S. Cellular has funded 53 Boys & Girls Clubs to provide academic and after-school enrichment programs, with a focus on STEM programming.

“U.S. Cellular is committed to enhancing youth learning experiences in our local communities and proud to continue working with Penobscot Boys & Girls Club to invest in our future leaders,” said Matt Kasper, director of sales for U.S. Cellular. “Throughout the year, we strive to provide youth with unique, interactive opportunities, which showcase real-world applications for STEM careers.”

U.S. Cellular has a longstanding commitment to the community and education. The company has contributed more than $10.65 million to K-12 education since 2009. In 2017, U.S. Cellular associates volunteered at more than 185 events and are committed to volunteering 35,000 hours in local communities again this year.

For more information, visit www.uscellular.com/about/community-outreach.

About U.S. Cellular
U.S. Cellular is the fifth-largest full-service wireless carrier in the United States, providing national network coverage and industry-leading innovations designed to elevate the customer experience. The Chicago-based carrier offers coverage where the other carriers don’t and a wide range of communication services that enhance consumers’ lives, increase the competitiveness of local businesses and improve the efficiency of government operations. For the fourth time in a row, U.S. Cellular has the Highest Wireless Network Quality Performance, according to J.D. Power’s twice-annual U.S. Wireless Network Quality Performance Study, and 99 percent of customers have access to 4G LTE speeds. To learn more about U.S. Cellular, visit one of its retail stores or www.uscellular.com. To get the latest news, promos and videos, connect with U.S. Cellular on Facebook.com/uscellular, Twitter.com/uscellular and YouTube.com/uscellularcorp.