OSWEGO, NY –Exelon Generation’s Nine Mile Point Nuclear Station donated nearly $100,000 to more than two dozen local organizations this year with proceeds from this year’s charity golf tournament.
Additional funds will be provided to support community causes during the upcoming holiday season.
“Exelon Generation and the employees of Nine Mile Point Nuclear Station are proud to support the important work done by each of these organizations as they help those in need across Oswego and Onondaga Counties,” said Pete Orphanos, site vice president. “The people in our local communities have been tremendously supportive of our company and of nuclear technology. We are committed to continuing to power our communities by providing clean, reliable energy and giving back through volunteerism and financial support.”
Donations from the golf outing were made to the following organizations: Art Association of Oswego , Children’s Museum of Oswego, Erin’s Angels Program, Friends of Oswego County Hospice, Fulton Athletic Booster Club, Fulton Family YMCA, Grace and Glory, Homes for Our Troops, Human Concerns, Literacy Volunteers, Oswego Figure Skating Club, Oswego High School Band Parents Association, Oswego County Opportunities, the Oswego County Children’s Fund, Oswego Industries, Oswego YMCA, Parents of Special Children, PAWS of CNY, Inc., Pregnancy Care Center of Oswego County, Salvation Army, Scriba Volunteer Fire Department, United Friends of Homeless Animals, Unity Acres, Team Red, White & Blue, and Thank a Service Member Inc.
Proceeds also went toward Nine Mile Point’s Coats for Kids program — an employee-run program providing winter coats, boots and more to local children in need.
This year’s tournament was the station’s most successful yet, thanks in part to key sponsors: Allied Power, Babcock Services Inc., Enercon, GE Hitachi, Hanes Supply Inc., Jingoli, PM&W, Preferred Engineering, Reactor Services Inc., Rombough Electric, Sargent & Lundy LLC, Suez, Underwater Construction Corporation, W.D. Malone.
“The tournament would not be possible without support from our contractors and vendors,” added Orphanos. “We thank them for their partnership which allows us to positively impact so many people and causes in our county.”