For Immediate Release
Mays Landing, NJ- Atlantic City Electric's Emergency Services Partnership Program will continue to support public safety partnerships throughout the southern New Jersey in 2007. The Emergency Services Partnership Program provides resources for fire safety initiatives, first responder safety education and emergency preparedness.
"We support numerous public safety efforts throughout our service territory," said Vince Jacono, Program Coordinator for Atlantic City Electric. "Along with sponsoring educational conferences, fire safety programs and emergency preparedness events, we provide smoke alarms to fire officials, who give them to individuals and families that may not have them or can not afford them."
Major event support for 2007 includes the New Jersey Emergency Preparedness Conference and the New Jersey Fire Expo conferences. These programs, along with other initiatives, assist emergency services personnel, both career and volunteer, with the some of the resources they need to help ensure the safety of our communities.
"By being a part of these events, we continue to support our community and those who serve to protect it," said Jacono. "Safety is a core value at Atlantic City Electric, and we feel successful in many of the initiatives that we have supported that are associated with ensuring the health, safety and well-being of our emergency services partners, our customers and the general public."
The company has contributed approximately $180,000 in the past six years in addition to providing 9,200 regular smoke alarms and 120 special needs smoke alarms to fire service officials in southern New Jersey.
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 500,000 customers in southern New Jersey.