August 13, 2010
Limerick Generating Station Employees Take a Day To Help the Local Community
Seventh Annual Limerick Charity Golf Outing raises $60,000 for 23 local charities
POTTSTOWN, Pa. - Exelon Nuclear employees at Limerick Generating Station recently contributed $60,000 to local charities raised at the Seventh Annual Limerick Charity Golf Outing, which has now raised more than $360,000 for area non-profit organizations over its history.
"This golf outing is a wonderful example of the generous spirit shown by Limerick Generating Station and its employees," said Harry Price, Foundation for Pottstown Education board president. "Their commitment to education and the children of Pottstown will ensure that they continue to play a vital role in our community for many years to come."
At this year's golf outing, more than 200 golfers helped raise money and awareness for 23 local charities, including:
" Freedom Valley YMCA
" Family Services' Meals on Wheels Program
" Pottstown Cluster of Religious Communities
" Foundation for Pottstown Education
" Preservation Pottstown
" Perkiomen Watershed Conservancy
" Salvation Army of Pottstown
" Montgomery County Lands Trust
" North Coventry Food Pantry
" Pottstown Police Athletic League
" Tri-County Community Network
"Limerick employees care a great deal about the community where they live and work," said Bill Maguire, Limerick Generating Station site vice president. "We are committed to make the community a better place by volunteering and raising much needed funds for local charities."
Exelon Corporation is one of the nation’s largest electric utilities with more than $17 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 486,000 customers in the Philadelphia area. Exelon is headquartered in Chicago and trades on the NYSE under the ticker EXC.