Nearly 1,000 Schools Nominated for STANLEY Security's "TOGETHER FOR SAFER SCHOOLS" Grant Program; Voting Now Begins

Nearly 1,000 Schools Nominated for STANLEY Security's "TOGETHER FOR SAFER 
SCHOOLS" Grant Program; Voting Now Begins 
At Least One School From Every State Represented 
INDIANAPOLIS, IN  -- (Marketwired) -- 11/07/13 --  STANLEY Security,
a leader in providing schools with safer learning environments,
announces that the nomination period has closed and voting has begun
for its TOGETHER FOR SAFER SCHOOLS Grant Program to help schools
enhance their security on campuses. Through the program, U.S. schools
are offered the opportunity to receive security products and services
through a $500,000 grant from STANLEY. During the 45-day nomination
period between September 13 and October 28, nearly 1,000 schools were
nominated, with at least one school represented from every state in
the continental U.S. 
Communities can vote daily online for their local school at, or by texting the name of the school and
city to 99222. Voting ends at 11:59 pm on December 13, and the
winning schools will be announced in the following weeks. 
The school with the most votes by December 13 will win $200,000 in
STANLEY Security installed products and services. Three runners-up
will each receive $100,000 in STANLEY Security installed products and
services. These products and services could include classroom locks,
traditional or audio intrusion systems, video surveillance, access
control systems and more. Prizes will be awarded in 2014. 
Nominated schools can promote voting in the community by downloading
an electronic School Voting Kit. The kit includes fliers to print or
e-mail, guidance for social media and e-mail content and a press
release template. Participating schools can click here to download
the School Voting Kit PDF. 
STANLEY is currently working together with school officials, teachers
and students from more than 10,000 schools nationwide to ensure that
school safety is a top priority. For more information about the
TOGETHER FOR SAFER SCHOOLS Grant Program, please visit or call 855-444-6488.  
About STANLEY Security 
STANLEY Security, a division of Stanley Black & Decker (NYSE: SWK),
is a provider of integrated security solutions defining the future of
the security industry. STANLEY delivers a comprehensive suite of
security products, software and integrated systems with a strong
emphasis on service. STANLEY is powered by a culture of continuous
innovation, providing revolutionary technology and unmatched customer
service to commercial, institutional and industrial businesses and
organizations. We focus on complete customer transparency and
operational excellence in the five customer touchpoints: account
management, installation, service, monitoring and billing. STANLEY
takes pride in our signature approach to doing business -- offering
global resources, with a local touch. As one of the world's largest
and most comprehensive security providers, we're protecting what's
important to you by designing, installing, servicing and monitoring
an extensive array of products and solutions that span the entire
security spectrum: 

--  Intrusion, Fire, Access Control and Video Surveillance Systems
--  Systems Integration & Vertical Market Solutions
--  Automatic Entrance Solutions
--  Door Locking Hardware, Closers & Exit Devices
--  Master Keyed Systems
--  Safe Lock & Vault Solutions
--  RTLS Asset Visibility Solutions
--  Iris Biometric Identity Authentication Solutions
--  UL & Bilingual ULC Monitoring Services
--  Real-Time, Online eServices 
For more information, contact:
Murphy Knott Public Relations, Inc.
(312) 867-9177
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