For Immediate Release
Rhea Lewis Marshall
WHO: Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE)
WHAT: Fifty BGE employees will join veteran-led nonprofit organization The 6th Branch for the fourth annual ‘Together We Serve’ Day of Service, a day focused on revitalizing areas of the Darley Park community of East Baltimore. BGE volunteers will work alongside employees from CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield, Constellation, Legg Mason, McCormick & Company, T. Rowe Price, Transamerica and Under Armour. As part of the revitalization effort, a total of 350 volunteers will build and install picnic tables and flower boxes as part of an ongoing greenspace renovation, remove trash from streets and alleyways along Clifton Park, and create a new sign for the Mt. Hebron Baptist Church. Volunteers will also participate in a field day with students from Fort Worthington Elementary/Middle School.
Veteran and New York Times best-selling author Wes Moore will provide remarks at the event.
WHEN: Friday, September 11
9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. (Volunteers will be on-site with a short break for lunch and a program from 12 p.m. - 12:30 p.m.)
WHERE: Clifton Park
2136 North Wolfe Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21213
WHY: BGE and its employees are committed to enhancing the quality of life for its customers and their families in communities the company serves throughout central Maryland. One of the focus areas for BGE’s corporate citizenship is its commitment to building strong communities in central Maryland. BGE supports initiatives like the National 9/11 Day of Service. In 2014, BGE employees, friends and family logged more than 25,000 hours volunteering with more than 150 different community organizations.
BGE, headquartered in Baltimore, is Maryland’s largest gas and electric utility, delivering power to more than 1.25 million electric customers and more than 650,000 natural gas customers in central Maryland. The company’s approximately 3,200 employees are committed to the safe and reliable delivery of natural gas and electricity, as well as enhanced energy management, conservation, environmental stewardship and community assistance. BGE is a subsidiary of Exelon Corporation (NYSE: EXC), the nation’s leading competitive energy provider, with 2014 revenues of approximately $27.4 billion. Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter, YouTube and Flickr.