Poughkeepsie, NY - On Thursday January 25, AT&T presented Dutchess County 10-13 Foundation with a check for $3,000. Dutchess County 10-13 is a not-for-profit charitable organization that aids members of law enforcement in need. More information here.
"I'm very proud to work with Ed Bergstraesser of AT&T to support the Dutchess County 10-13 Foundation and all their fine work on behalf of our law enforcement officers and their families." said Assemblyman Kieran Lalor.
Retired Chief of Detectives and Dutchess County 10-13 board member, Bruce Coneeny said, "The Dutchess County 10-13 Foundation would like to thank Assemblyman Lalor for recommending the foundation to the AT&T community grant program. We also thank AT&T for awarding a $3,000 donation to our foundation. We want everyone to know that through their efforts this award will help many first responders and their families who are in need. We thank you."
“AT&T is pleased to support the Dutchess County 10-13 Foundation and its good work in aiding law enforcement officials and their families who are suffering through financial hardship or other unfortunate circumstances,” remarked Ed Bergstraesser, director of external affairs for AT&T. “AT&T is committed to all law enforcement officials and first responders in a myriad ways – and DC 10-13, likewise, serves the needs of brave men and women who are always there for us.” continued Bergstraesser.
This contribution builds on AT&T’s longstanding commitment to supporting first responders and their families across the Hudson Valley and New York. It also comes on the heels of New York accepting the First Responder Network Authority and AT&T’s plan to deliver a wireless broadband network to the state’s public safety community. AT&T, in a public-private partnership with the First Responder Network Authority, will build, operate and maintain a highly secure wireless broadband communications network for New York’s public safety community at no cost to the state.