Governor John Lynch and the University of New Hampshire Host Town Hall Meeting on Internet Safety
Verizon to award grant to UNH Research Center
Contact:  Erika Mantz
603-862-1567
UNH Media Relations

Allen Abney
202-572-6272

November 27, 2006


DURHAM, N.H. -- The University of New Hampshire’s Crimes against Children Research Center will host a town hall meeting Monday, Dec. 4, 2006, to discuss educating children on Internet safety. Leaders from academia, federal and state government and the business community will highlight their partnership to meet the challenges of an increasingly hostile Internet.

The panelists will participate in a press conference at 9:30 a.m. prior to the event and will be available for individual interviews. Please contact Allen Abney at (202) 572-6272 to set up interviews.

OPENING REMARKS: Governor John Lynch

PARTICIPANTS: David Finkelhor, director, UNH Crimes against Children Research Center

Kelly Ayotte, attorney general, State of New Hampshire

J. Bonnie Newman, interim president, UNH

Michael Magnant, chief of police, Portsmouth, N.H.

Tom Dailey, Verizon Online

Dennis Shaw, COO, I-Safe America

DATE /TIME: Monday, December 4, 2006

10-11:45 a.m.

LOCATION: University of New Hampshire

Memorial Union Building
Strafford Room
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