For Immediate Release
Newark, Del. (April 25, 2017) Delmarva Power employees are engaging the community and celebrating National Volunteer Week (April 23-29) by participating in several employee-led service projects across Delaware and Maryland. These projects include building homes, riding motorcycles for special athletes and helping to beautify the street and neighborhoods where we live and work."Being involved, building relationships and providing opportunities in the communities that we work and live in has been a Delmarva tradition for more than 100 years," said Gary Stockbridge, Delmarva Power region president. "Our employees and the organizations that we work closely with help to energize the neighborhoods, communities and initiatives that we share, embrace and value."Examples of Delmarva Power's National Volunteer Week projects include:
National Volunteer Week is an annual, nationwide celebration of people working to improve their communities through volunteer service. DPL employees are organizing community service projects for more than 600 employees, family members and friends to participate in throughout April.Delmarva Power and its parent company Exelon recognize National Volunteer Week byempowering employees to design their service projects and recruit others to participate. Projects will focus on education, environmental stewardship, diversity and inclusion, and community enrichment.In addition to Delmarva Power, National Volunteer Week will include employee-led service projects from across the Exelon family of companies including: ComEd in Illinois, Constellation and BGE in Maryland, Pepco in Washington D.C., PECO in Pennsylvania, Atlantic City Electric in New Jersey,and Exelon Generation and Exelon Business Services Company in the Midwest, Mid-Atlantic and Texas. This year, employees across Exelon will participate in more than 125 community service projects in April.Delmarva Power is one of Delaware and Maryland's most active corporate citizens, providing more than $1 million in grant support annually to hundreds of educational, environmental, arts and culture, and community development organizations. Delmarva Power's employees gave thousands of hoursin time and talent as board members, coaches and volunteers to support community nonprofit organizations in 2016.Find additional information by visiting www.delmarva.com, on Facebook at www.facebook.com/delmarvapower and on Twitter at www.twitter.com/delmarvaconnect. Our mobile app is available at www.delmarva.com/mobileapp.