Fellowship and Fundraisers Abound

December 27, 2019

Employees throughout our service territory find a variety of ways to support the communities we serve.

Met-Ed − Reading Contact Center employees attended a Dancing for a Cure Zumbathon at Reading High School to raise $1,600 for breast cancer research. In the photo are: front, Rachel Kachel; and back l.-r., Jordan Bermudez (Sara Soto’s son-in-law), Jackey Bermudez (Sara Soto’s daughter), Janet Gilmer, Sara Soto, Megan Giles (friend of Soto family) and Cheryl Teel.

Penelec − Dave Miller, advanced distribution instructor, Altoona (l.), along with his friends and family, participated in the annual Sweat for Vets Power Climb. Also, the FirstEnergy Foundation sponsored the 2019 coin given to each participant following the race. More than 300 athletes participated in the event this year. The organization provides financial assistance to Blair County veterans.

JCP&L − In support of Diversity & Inclusion, JCP&L served as a $700 sponsor of the SCARC Bowl-a-Thon fundraiser. At the event, l.-r.: Michael Espinoza, Jackie Espinoza, Karl Van Den Berg, Matthew Espinoza (son of Michael and Jackie), Ray Alicata and Angela Alicata (wife of Ray). SCARC provides high quality services and support to people with developmental disabilities and their families.