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PHILANTHROPIST KICKS OFF BULOVA SCHOOL CAMPAIGN Philanthropist Norman Morris of Harrison, N.Y., has launched the Joseph Bulova School's first fund-raising campaign with a $25,000 pledge. Morris, 96, a watch importer for 65 years, is credited with making the Swiss-made Omega watch well-known in the U.S. He also is a former president of the American Watch Association and the 24 Karat Club of the City of New York. Morris says he made the pledge because he knew the school's founder, Arde Bulova, and his father, Joseph, for whom it is named. He also believes the school has an important role to play as demand for skilled craftspeople in the industry grows and the number of people entering the trade falls. "When I was in the watch business, we employed over 50 watchmakers," he says. "[Now] most of the older watchmakers have retired or passed on and the younger generation doesn't think of
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