Jersey Central Power & Light employees and the FirstEnergy Foundation provided support in a variety of ways.
The FirstEnergy Foundation contributed $1,000 to the Asbury Park Music Foundation (APMF). In the photo are, l.-r.: Jim Lenskold, APMF (far l.); Eric Shandroff, The Hip Hop Institute (seated); and Frank Luna, consultant, Regional External Affairs (r.). They are joined by local high school students at The Boys and Girls Club of Monmouth County. Through our contribution, these students will have three extra “Open Mic” nights where they can perform in front of a live crowd at no cost. The students also learn from industry professionals on state-of-the-art equipment, acquiring the skills to write, produce and market their art.
A group of JCP&L employees volunteered for the Monmouth County Trunk or Treat event, where children receive Halloween treats from vehicles in designated locations. At the event, back row, l.-r.: Sen. Vin Gopal; Kathy Moyer, specialist, Customer Accounts; Fred Lindstrom, Commvault; and Ron Crocker, consultant, External Affairs; along with a fun group of trunk or treaters.
The United Way of Northern New Jersey (UWNNJ) received a $29,534 corporate donation check. At the presentation, l.-r.: Carol Bianchi, consultant, Regional External Affairs; Bob Flynn, consultant, Regional External Affairs; and John Franklin, CEO, UWNNJ.
Frank Luna, consultant, Regional External Affairs (far. r.), presented 20 laptops to HABcore in Red Bank Borough. HABcore provides permanent housing and support to homeless families, veterans and individuals with special needs. At the donation presentation with Frank are, l.-r.: Ziad Andrew Shehady, business administrator, Red Bank; Hazim Yassin, councilman, Red Bank; Steve Heisman, executive director, HABcore; and Red Bank Mayor Pasquale Menna.