For Immediate Release
MAYS LANDING, N.J. - Atlantic City Electric (ACE)
contributes to the communities it serves through more than charitable giving.
Each day, its employees practice proper safety, accountability, diversity and
excellence in the workplace. Many dedicated employees transfer these practices
to their communities through volunteerism and community outreach.
Atlantic City Electric's Volunteer
Initiative Program encourages employee participation in community volunteer
activities. Each year, dozens of ACE employees donate tens of thousands of
hours of their personal time to help support local organizations, community
events and volunteer initiatives.
Rachel Born of Mays Landing leaves work at Atlantic City Electric's Drafting
and Design Department, she uses her skills as a member of the United States
Coast Guard Auxiliary, a uniformed, volunteer organization governed by the
United States Coast Guard and the Department of Homeland Security. Its mission
is to provide trained crews to augment the Coast Guard, enhance safety of our
ports and waterways and to promote recreational boating safety and training.
are responsible for patrolling the waterways to make sure boaters are following
safety procedures and to help ensure public safety, especially during large
events like Atlantic City's air shows and Ocean City's Night in Venice," Born said.
"I enjoy the Coast Guard Auxiliary because I know that I am providing a
service. There is a lot of camaraderie and I like the educational
opportunities. I've met people from all walks of life that I wouldn't have met
Corbett of Atlantic City Customer and Community Relationship manager, Atlantic
City Electric, attends community events to educate customers on programs
available through ACE and energy assistance programs available through the
customers are unaware that a number of programs in New Jersey can help them pay
their utility bills," Corbett said. "We strive to find new ways to help
customers learn about these programs. We visit churches, senior centers and
attend local conferences to get the message out. We answer questions and
concerns and also assist customers through the application process."
sits on a number of local and national boards including the National Energy and
Utility Affordability Coalition (NEUAC) and is chairperson of the NJ SHARES Board of Trustees.
Fortune of Bridgeton uses mapping technology to create maps in the company's
Drafting and Design Department. These maps are a vital part of the company's
process when it's planning to upgrade or build new a substation or power
the five years he has worked for Atlantic City Electric, Fortune has
participated in a number of volunteer activities including helping Habitat for
Humanity build homes in Atlantic City, assisting in collecting items for the "Toys
for Tots" toy drive, delivering food to the Community FoodBank of New Jersey
and joining fellow employees in cleaning local beaches as part of the Clean
Ocean Action Beach Sweeps.
says his goal is to be a volunteer pioneer within his own community.
of the things I enjoy most about volunteering is helping others understand how
meaningful it can be and inspiring others to do the same," he said. "I want to
be a role model for my son and show him that it's important to make the effort
to help others and participate in worthwhile causes through volunteerism."
Ronnie Town of Marmora senior public affairs
manager, Atlantic City Electric, has represented the company within her
community for the past 30 years. She began her career working in the Customer
Service Department and since 1998 has been a member of the Government Affairs
team serving Cape May County.
Town works with many local
organizations and represents the company at various functions including
community events and chamber of commerce meetings.
is involved with many volunteer and fundraising events throughout the year that
benefit organizations including the ALS Association, American Heart
Association, Special Olympics and United Way of Greater Philadelphia and
Southern New Jersey.
on the boards of the Southern Shore Chapter of the American Red Cross, Cape May
County Chamber of Commerce and the Ocean City Regional Chamber of Commerce.
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Electric volunteer initiatives and its commitment to southern New Jersey, visit
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