AT&T RECOGNIZES MCDONOUGH COUNTY VETERANS ASSISTANCE COMMISSION WITH “INVESTING IN ILLINOIS AWARD,” OFFERS NEW RESOURCE TO HELP TECH BEGINNERS





MACOMB, IL SEPTEMBER 21, 2015 —McDonough County Veterans Assistance Commission won an AT&T “Investing in Illinois Award” for its non-profit work to help people in Illinois. McDonough County Veterans Assistance Commission will receive $2,000 from AT&T to be used for the financial assistance, transportation, and employment opportunities for the Veterans of McDonough County.

“There are great non-profit organizations improving lives in Illinois. By supporting these organizations, we’re strengthening the communities we serve,” said Chris Warwick, external affairs manager, AT&T.

Representative Norine Hammond nominated the McDonough County Veterans Assistance Commission for the recognition from AT&T Illinois. The AT&T “Investing in Illinois Awards” provide resources and recognition to organizations and programs that improve lives in their communities and the state.

They’re advancing education, economic growth, new technologies and other essential community
services.

The company also highlighted Digital You, its new resource to help tech beginners of all ages. It helps them with the basics of using a smartphone or tablet, keeping online information private and secure. It also helps users with disabilities activate accessibility features through training resources and tip sheets.

Digital You offers Digital Compass™, a free interactive game developed by Common Sense, to teach
6- 9th graders about the real-world impact of their online choices.

For more information on the resources available, check out digitalyou.att.com.
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