U.S. Cellular Celebrates $1,000 Donation To Washington County Boys & Girls Club

Representatives from the U.S. Cellular stores in Martinsburg and Hagerstown Demonstrate Drone Technology and Wireless Carrier Invests in Future Leaders by Supporting K-12 STEM Educational Opportunities

U.S. Cellular celebrated a $1,000 donation to Washington County Boys & Girls Club in Hagerstown to provide K-12 Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) educational opportunities to youth with a large check presentation and drone demonstration with local club members on May 31 at the club site located at 805 Pennsylvania Ave. in Hagerstown. This is part of a $1 million donation to clubs across the country. This is the fourth year U.S. Cellular has funded 53 Boys & Girls Clubs to provide academic and afterschool 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 Washington County Boys & Girls Club to invest in our future leaders,” said Nathan Waddell, director of sales in the Mid-South for U.S. Cellular. “Throughout the year, we strive to provide youth with unique, interactive opportunities, which showcase real-world applications for STEM careers.”

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Bryce J Besaw, retail sales mgr. and Leshae Myers, retail wireless associate; both from U.S. Cellular in Martinsburg and Hagerstown demonstrated drone technology at the Washington County Boys & Girls Club, along with a $1,000 donation from the company that was presented as part of the company’s commitment to academic and afterschool enrichment programs with a focus on STEM programing and career exploration.

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.

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 http://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. For more information, visit www.uscellular.com/about/community-outreach. Or to contact Bryce or Leshae:

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