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Monday, January 21, 2002
BLACKSTONE SUPPORTS HASC SUMMER PROGRAM
Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), one of the nation’s leading providers of electronic prepaid products and services announced their commitment of funds to the Brooklyn-based, HASC Summer Program. For 37 years, HASC has been providing camp scholarships for over 250 developmentally challenged children and adults from the United States and around the world, for seven weeks of special education, speech, physical and occupational therapies, adaptive computer instruction and adaptive aquatics with certified teachers, psychologists and therapists. According to Clare Morgan, Blackstone’s director of corporate communications, “This is a truly unique program that provides an opportunity for special individuals to have a happy and fulfilling summer experience. Blackstone is pleased to support a program that promotes happiness and laughter for these special campers.” Blackstone has rapidly become one of the country’s largest providers of prepaid telecommunications products and services with over 300,000 retail locations nationwide. Established and headquartered in Miami, Florida since 1995, Blackstone is privately owned, and managed by a team of executives experienced in payment processing, networking, information services, oil & gas and prepaid telecommunications. Under their direction, Blackstone has developed ongoing distribution relationships with internationally recognized companies such as AT&T, VoiceStream, ADMA, Americatel, Cingular, Embratel, Hypercom, Qwest and Universal Savings Bank. Today, Blackstone is successfully merging two industries, prepaid telecommunications and electronic transactions, into one terminal to the benefit of merchants across the United States. For more information on Blackstone please call 1-800-639-9590 or visit our website at www.blackstoneonline.com. For more information on HASC Summer Program, please call 718-851-6100. Blackstone POS and Blackstone ISP are trademarks of Blackstone Communications Co.; US and foreign patents pending.