Gateway 2000 Comes To The Aid Of North Dakota Flood Victims

PC manufacturer to provide 17 computers to city government in Grand Forks

North Sioux City, S.D., May 2, 1997 - Gateway 2000, Inc. (Nasdaq: GATE), a leading global marketer of PCs, today announced they will be providing 17 computers to the city government of Grand Forks, North Dakota. The PCs will be used to get Grand Forks' city hall up and running in the aftermath of the flood.

"So many people have come forward and provided supplies, but one area we really needed help was getting our city government up and running," said Grand Forks Mayor Pat Owens. "With Gateway's help, we can get our city government operating again, despite the fact that we have been devastated by this flood. We want to extend our heartfelt thanks to Gateway and their employees for caring about us and providing these computers."

"Gateway 2000 has always been a values-based company," said Bob Spears, senior vice president, Americas Group. "We know several excellent organizations and caring individuals are assisting the people of Grand Forks by providing food, shelter and other necessities. In this time of disaster, we can do what we do best, and that's computers. We are privileged to call many North Dakota businesses and families our customers and friends, and we are proud to be able to help in this relief effort."

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