• Atlantic City Electric Partners with Red Cross

    Mar 12, 2013

    Donates $50,000 to Red Cross Disaster Relief

    Pleasantville, N.J., March 12, 2013 — Atlantic City Electric recently presented $50,000 to the American Red Cross Southern Shore Chapter in support of Red Cross disaster relief at Atlantic City Electric’s headquarters in Mays Landing. The presentation was made during the Red Cross’s Hurricane Sandy Appreciation Event held to thank organizations who contributed to Red Cross disaster relief during Hurricane Sandy. Atlantic City Electric previously also donated $25,000 to support the Red Cross after the Derecho wind storm in summer 2012.

    During the event, the Red Cross presented Atlantic City Electric with the Henry Dunant Society Award, given to organizations that make significant contributions to support the Red Cross’s efforts in providing disaster relief to those who need it.

    “Atlantic City Electric is a longtime partner with the local Red Cross especially in times of disaster and response,” said Carol Cohen, Executive Director, American Red Cross Southern Shore Chapter. “We are extremely grateful their generous financial support. Atlantic City Electric truly embodies the spirit of a community partner. This generous gift will help the Red Cross continue to answer the call in times of need.”

    “Atlantic City Electric and the Pepco Holdings family are always proud to partner with the Red Cross in its effort to assist our customers and disaster-impacted residents of southern New Jersey,” said Vince Maione, Region President, Atlantic City Electric. “The hard work, dedication, kindness and constant comfort provided to those in need make the Red Cross such an invaluable member of our community. We are honored to help them continue their mission.”

    Photo Caption: Pictured left to right are Susan Coan, Regional Vice President, Atlantic City Electric; Yvette Soto, Major Gifts Officer, American Red Cross Southern Shore Chapter; Carol Cohen, Executive Director, American Red Cross Southern Shore Chapter; Charlie Wimberg, Regional Vice President, Atlantic City Electric; Caryn Bacon, Emergency Preparedness Director, Pepco Holdings Inc.; and Vince Maione, Region President, Atlantic City Electric. Atlantic City Electric recently presented $50,000 to the American Red Cross Southern Shore Chapter in support of Red Cross disaster relief at Atlantic City Electric’s headquarters in Mays Landing.

    Photo Caption: Cohen, Executive Director, American Red Cross Southern Shore Chapter, presents Vince Maione, Region President, Atlantic City Electric, with the Henry Dunant Society Award, given to organizations that support the Red Cross in its effort to provide disaster relief to those who need it.

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    About the American Red Cross

    The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies nearly half of the nation's blood; teaches lifesaving skills; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a charitable organization — not a government agency — and depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit www.redcross.org.

    About Atlantic City Electric

    Atlantic City Electric, a public utility owned by Pepco Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: POM), provides safe, reliable and affordable regulated electric delivery services to more than 550,000 customers in southern New Jersey.