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Essex Power Corporation Makes $40,000 Donation For Youth Programs

Monday July 8th, 2019, 10:00am


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Ray Tracey (President & CEO, Essex Power), Marc Bondy (Mayor, Town of LaSalle), Hilda MacDonald (Mayor, Municipality of Leamington), Leo Meloche (Deputy Mayor, Town of Amherstburg), Gary McNamara (Mayor, Town of Tecumseh), and Joe Barile (General Manager, Essex Powerlines).

For the 6th year in a row, Essex Power Corporation has donated $40,000 through its Youth in Community Fund.

This year’s contribution will again be evenly distributed amongst its shareholders; the Town of Amherstburg, the Town of LaSalle, the Municipality of Leamington, and the Town of Tecumseh, and will be used to advance local, youth-related investment. To date, Essex Power has funded a total of $240,000 youth driven initiatives in the communities it serves.

Youth initiatives include recreational swimming series, pancake breakfasts with Santa, recreational skating series, skateboarding competitions, Earth Day celebrations, children’s summer concert series, Canada Day celebrations, Mayor’s Youth Advisory Committee, and mentorship programs such as the Essex Empowerment Girls Group to name a few.

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