ADT to Salute First Responders with Washington Wizards Sponsorship

Partnership Asks Fans to Nominate First Responders who help them #FeelSafe for Honor at Upcoming Games

Boca Raton, Florida, UNITED STATES

BOCA RATON, Fla., Jan. 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ADT, a leading provider of security and automation solutions for homes and businesses, today announced a new sponsorship with the Washington Wizards for the remainder of the 2017-2018 season.

As part of the agreement, ADT will present the “First Responders Salute,” celebrating emergency personnel at select Wizards home games, as nominated by members of their community. Fans can enter nominations at, and winning first responders will be honored on center court during a TV timeout at upcoming games against either the Toronto Raptors, Golden State Warriors, San Antonio Spurs and Boston Celtics.

“Whether you’re at home or on-the-go, we believe everyone deserves to feel safe,” said Jason Shockley, Vice President, Corporate Communications at ADT. “It’s a team effort to save lives and bring peace of mind to families, and we’re honored to celebrate local first responders who make a positive impact in their community together with the Washington Wizards.”

“We are thrilled to be partnering with ADT on the First Responders Salute,” said Monumental Sports and Entertainment Senior Vice President of Global Partnerships Patrick Duffy. “This program is all about giving thanks to those that make us feel safe in our community. Thank you to both the First Responders and ADT for keeping our fans, friends and families safe.”

ADT is redefining security by making it easier for families to stay connected and protected through intuitive apps, and launching cyber services to not only protect your physical home, but also your network.

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ADT is a leading provider of security and automation solutions in the United States and Canada for homes and businesses, people on-the-go and their network. Making security more accessible than ever before, and backed by 24/7 customer support, ADT delivers same-day service and live answer within seconds in customer operations, helping customers feel more safe and empowered. ADT is headquartered in Boca Raton, Florida and employs more than 18,000 people throughout North America.

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