Exelon Nuclear’s Fishing for a Cure Bass Tournament Sold Out 

 For the second year in a row, Exelon Nuclear’s “Fishing for a Cure” reached its maximum participation limit of 100 boats, which guarantees the Wounded Heroes Foundation. a minimum $10,000 donation. 

 

Braceville, Illinois - For the second year in a row, Exelon Nuclear’s “Fishing for a Cure” reached its maximum participation limit of 100 boats, which guarantees the Wounded Heroes Foundation. a minimum $10,000 donation.

Although space in the bass fishing tournament is sold out, organizations and individuals can still make a donation to support those who were injured in battle. There’s also still plenty of room for young anglers at the children’s tournament being held on Saturday, May 21 at the Godley Park District.

 “This year’s event has generated a lot of excitement,” said Braidwood Site Vice President Dan Enright. “Selling out the tournament shows how anxious the anglers are to support those who have given so much for our freedom.” 

Wounded Heroes Foundation Inc, a non-profit organization, was founded to provide needed support to the men and women of this great nation that sacrifice their lives for the good of their country. Wounded Heroes Foundation provides care packages to our injured men and women of the armed forces. In addition, Wounded Heroes Foundation, through charitable contributions, provides financial and other assistance in situations where the military is not equipped or unable to assist.

The “Fishing for a Cure” tournament will be held on Saturday, May 21. The bass tournament will commence from Braidwood Lake’s Kankakee Road (South) Ramp. 

The children’s tournament is from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Registration will begin at 9 a.m. The entry fee is $5 per child. More information on the children’s tournament is available on the Internet at www.exeloncorp.com/programs/fishing.

To learn more about the Wounded Heroes Foundation visit their website at www.woundedheroesfund.net.

To learn how to donate to this year’s event, please visit www.exeloncorp.com/programs/fishing or contact Braidwood Generating Station Communications Manager Neal Miller via e-mail at neal.miller@exeloncorp.com or by telephone at (815) 417-3184.

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About Exelon

Exelon Corporation is one of the nation’s largest electric utilities with more than $18 billion in annual revenues. The company has one of the industry’s largest portfolios of electricity generation capacity, with a nationwide reach and strong positions in the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic. Exelon distributes electricity to approximately 5.4 million customers in northern Illinois and southeastern Pennsylvania and natural gas to approximately 490,000 customers in the Philadelphia area. Exelon is headquartered in Chicago and trades on the NYSE under the ticker EXC.

Contacts

Neal Miller Exelon Nuclear Communications
815.417.3184
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