LONDONDERRY TOWNSHIP, PA (Aug. 6, 2009) - Three Mile Island Generating Station will hold a charity golf tournament on Friday, Aug. 7 to raise funds toward the expansion of the Londonderry Twp. Volunteer Fire and Training Facility. The event will raise more than $57,000 for the fire company, bringing the four-year total raised by TMI to $240,000.
A full field of 144 golfers will tee-off at 12:30 p.m. at Sunset Golf Course in Londonderry Twp. Representatives of Three Mile Island, the township and the fire company worked together on the planning and fundraising for the event. The tournament has 28 sponsors.
"The success of this charity golf tournament shows what can happen when a local municipality and a local business partner for the betterment of the entire community," said Daryl Lehew, Londonderry Township Supervisor. "Three Mile Island's support of the fire company benefits every citizen of our area."
"The tournament would not be possible without the involvement of the dozens of contractors and vendors that do business with TMI," said William Noll, Three Mile Island Site Vice President. "Even in this challenging economic period they stepped up and supported this worthwhile effort."
In addition to TMI, other major sponsors of the golf tournament include AREVA NP Inc.; Consolidated Power; URS Washington Division; Joseph Jingoli & Son, Inc.; Mammoet USA; and the Steam Generator Team.
The Londonderry Twp. Volunteer Fire Company expansion project involves adding truck bays, training rooms, equipment storage rooms and overnight accommodations to the existing fire station. The estimated cost of the expansion is about $1 million. Anyone interested in providing support to the fire company should contact Londonderry Twp. at 717-944-1803.