November 17, 2016. WXIX Fox 19.

“Reds Hall of Famer Johnny Bench launches anti-bullying app”

http://www.fox19.com/story/33731985/johnny-bench-launching-anti-bullying-app

Baseball great and Major League/Reds Hall of Famer Johnny Bench launched his new anti-bullying app Thursday.

He unveiled the "Smithfield School App" that specifically targets bullying in schools during a press conference at the Montgomery Inn Boathouse.


October 3, 2016. PR Web.

“Smithfield Foods and Baseball Legend Johnny Bench Announce the Smithfield School App Free to Five Thousand Schools Smithfield Gift Valued at Twenty Five Million Dollars”

http://www.prweb.com/releases/2016/10/prweb13731645.htm

SMITHFIELD FOODS and BASEBALL LEGEND JOHNNY BENCH ANNOUNCE $25,000,000 GIFT TO SCHOOLS ACROSS AMERICA. SMITHFIELD WILL SPONSOR BENCH’S Company’s SCHOOL APP.  

THE FIRST 5,000 SCHOOLS WILL GET THE APP.  SCHOOLS WILL PAY A SMALL MONTHLY HOSTING FEE. 

THE APP IS FREE TO DOWNLOAD FOR ALL USERS. 


November 17, 2016. Cincinnati Enquirer.

“Johnny Bench launches app to fight bullying”

http://www.cincinnati.com/story/news/2016/11/17/johnny-bench-launches-app-fight-bullying/94013918/

Johnny Bench thinks he has an app to combat bullying.

The Reds' Hall of Fame catcher will unveil the app Thursday morning with a news conference at the Montgomery Inn Boathouse Downtown.


November 17, 2016. Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel.

“Johnny Bench launches app to fight bullying”

http://www.jsonline.com/story/news/2016/11/17/johnny-bench-launches-app-fight-bullying/94013918/

Johnny Bench thinks he has an app to combat bullying.

The Reds' Hall of Fame catcher will unveil the app Thursday morning with a news conference at the Montgomery Inn Boathouse Downtown.


November 17, 2016. Muskego New Berlin Now.

“Johnny Bench launches app to fight bullying”

http://www.muskego-newberlinnow.com/story/news/2016/11/17/johnny-bench-launches-app-fight-bullying/94013918/

Johnny Bench thinks he has an app to combat bullying.

The Reds' Hall of Fame catcher will unveil the app Thursday morning with a news conference at the Montgomery Inn Boathouse Downtown.


November 19, 2016. Fairborn Daily Herald.

“Former Reds catcher Johnny Bench launches anti-bullying app”

http://fairborndailyherald.com/sports/12986/former-reds-catcher-johnny-bench-launches-anti-bullying-app

Major League Baseball Hall of Famer Johnny Bench has launched a new cellphone app aimed at combating bullying in schools nationwide.

The Cincinnati Reds catcher officially launched his “Smithfield School App” on Thursday at the Montgomery Inn Boathouse in downtown Cincinnati.


November 18, 2016. Fox Sports.

“Baseball Hall of Famer Johnny Bench launches anti-bullying app”

http://www.foxnews.com/sports/2016/11/18/baseball-hall-famer-johnny-bench-launches-anti-bullying-app.html

A Major League Baseball Hall of Famer launched a new cellphone app aimed at combating bullying in schools nationwide on Thursday.

The Cincinnati Reds catcher Johnny Bench launched his anti-bullying app called, “Smithfield School App" in downtown Cincinnati.


November 18, 2016. AP.

“Former Reds catcher Johnny Bench launches anti-bullying app”

http://bigstory.ap.org/article/a0d10815e9d340c5bb0b11f18ed570cb/former-reds-catcher-johnny-bench-launches-anti-bullying-app

Major League Baseball Hall of Famer Johnny Bench has launched a new cellphone app aimed at combatting bullying in schools nationwide.

The Cincinnati Reds catcher officially launched his "Smithfield School App" on Thursday at the Montgomery Inn Boathouse in downtown Cincinnati.


November 18, 2016. Cable ONE.

“Former Reds catcher Johnny Bench launches anti-bullying app”

http://home.cableone.net/news/read/category/AP%20Online%20-%20Sports/article/the_associated_press-former_reds_catcher_johnny_bench_launches_antibull-ap

Major League Baseball Hall of Famer Johnny Bench has launched a new cellphone app aimed at combatting bullying in schools nationwide.

The Cincinnati Reds catcher officially launched his "Smithfield School App" on Thursday at the Montgomery Inn Boathouse in downtown Cincinnati.


November 18, 2016. Journal-Record.

“Former catcher Johnny Bench launches anti-bullying app”

http://journalrecord.com/2016/11/18/former-catcher-johnny-bench-launches-anti-bullying-app/

Major League Baseball Hall of Famer and Oklahoma native Johnny Bench has launched a new cellphone app aimed at combatting bullying in schools nationwide.


November 18, 2016. WDTN.

“Reds legend Johnny Bench launches anti-bullying app”

http://wdtn.com/2016/11/18/reds-legend-johnny-bench-launches-anti-bullying-app/

Major League Baseball Hall of Famer Johnny Bench has launched a new cellphone app aimed at combating bullying in schools nationwide.

The Cincinnati Reds catcher officially launched his “Smithfield School App” on Thursday at the Montgomery Inn Boathouse in downtown Cincinnati.


November 18, 2016. WCMH.

“Major League Baseball Hall of Famer Johnny Bench has launched a new cellphone app aimed at combating bullying in schools nationwide.”

http://nbc4i.com/2016/11/18/former-reds-catcher-johnny-bench-launches-anti-bullying-app/

Major League Baseball Hall of Famer Johnny Bench has launched a new cellphone app aimed at combating bullying in schools nationwide.

The Cincinnati Reds catcher officially launched his “Smithfield School App” on Thursday at the Montgomery Inn Boathouse in downtown Cincinnati.


November 18, 2016. CBS Detroit.

“Former Reds Catcher Johnny Bench Launches Anti-Bullying App”

http://detroit.cbslocal.com/2016/11/18/former-reds-catcher-johnny-bench-launches-anti-bullying-app/

Major League Baseball Hall of Famer Johnny Bench has launched a new cellphone app aimed at combatting bullying in schools nationwide.

The Cincinnati Reds catcher officially launched his “Smithfield School App” on Thursday at the Montgomery Inn Boathouse in downtown Cincinnati.


October 19, 2016. AME Magazine.

“MLB Hall Of Famer Johnny Bench’s New App For Students”

http://theamemagazine.com/magazine/2016/10/19/mlb-hall-of-famer-johnny-benchs-new-app-for-students/

On the field Johnny Bench became a legendary catcher for the Cincinnati Reds; touted as the greatest catcher of all time.  During the years of 1967 to 1983 Bench he took his team to the World Series in 1975 amd 76, winning both and becoming the World Series MVP in 1976.  He was the catcher during the Pete Rose era which made the Reds hard to compete against with that dynamic duo.


November 2016. AOL.

“Johnny Bench introduces anti-bullying app”

http://www.aol.com/video/view/johnny-bench-introduces-anti-bullying-app/57f26303a62378034a39baa7/

Baseball Hall of Famer Johnny Bench talks about teaming up with Smithfield Food Group to launch a mobile communications platform designed specifically for schools to help fight cyberbullying.


November 18, 2016. WOKV.

“Johnny Bench unveils cellphone app to fight bullying”

http://www.wokv.com/news/news/national/johnny-bench-unveils-cellphone-app-fight-bullying/ns9ps/

Hall of Fame catcher Johnny Bench said he remembers when two boys bullied him when he was in the eighth grade more than 50 years ago. He said he wants to see every child protected, so on Thursday he launched a new cellphone app aimed at fighting bullies in schools nationwide.


November 18, 2016. WKRC.

“Former Reds catcher Johnny Bench launches anti-bullying app”

http://local12.com/sports/reds/former-reds-catcher-johnny-bench-launches-anti-bullying-app

Major League Baseball Hall of Famer Johnny Bench has launched a new cellphone app aimed at combatting bullying in schools nationwide.

The Cincinnati Reds catcher officially launched his "Smithfield School App" on Thursday at the Montgomery Inn Boathouse in downtown Cincinnati.


November 17, 2016. WCPO.

“Reds Hall of Fame catcher Johnny Bench has high-tech solution to stop bullying”

http://www.wcpo.com/news/local-news/hamilton-county/cincinnati/reds-hall-of-fame-catcher-johnny-bench-has-high-tech-solution-to-stop-bullying

Reds Hall of Fame catcher Johnny Bench vividly remembers the two boys who bullied him 54 years ago as an eighth grader, and now he wants to help schoolchildren face their own bullies.

On Thursday morning, Bench’s new company moblWorks unveiled the Smithfield School App to help stop bullying in schools nationwide. About 5,000 schools will get the app nationwide for a small monthly fee, while it will be free for parents and students to download and use.


November 18, 2016.

“Johnny Bench launches anti-bullying app”

http://rabblevid.com/image/johnny-bench-launches-anti-bullying-app/

Major League Baseball Hall of Famer Johnny Bench has launched a new cellphone app aimed at combating bullying in schools nationwide.

The Cincinnati Reds catcher officially launched his “Smithfield School App” on Thursday at the Montgomery Inn Boathouse in downtown Cincinnati.


January 4, 2017. WLWT.

“Former Reds catcher Johnny Bench launches anti-bullying app”

http://www.wlwt.com/article/former-reds-catcher-johnny-bench-launches-anti-bullying-app/8304805

Major League Baseball Hall of Famer Johnny Bench has launched a new cellphone app aimed at combating bullying in schools nationwide.

The Cincinnati Reds catcher officially launched his "Smithfield School App" on Thursday at the Montgomery Inn Boathouse in downtown Cincinnati.


November 18, 2016. ESPN.

“Former Reds catcher Johnny Bench releases anti-bullying app”

http://www.espn.com/mlb/story/_/id/18077638/cincinnati-reds-great-johnny-bench-launches-anti-bullying-app

Major League Baseball Hall of Famer Johnny Bench has launched a new cellphone app aimed at combatting bullying in schools nationwide.

The former Cincinnati Reds catcher officially launched his "Smithfield School App" on Thursday at the Montgomery Inn Boathouse in downtown Cincinnati.