New Jersey American Water Announces Winners of 2018 Emergency Responders Grants
VOORHEES, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
New Jersey American Water is awarding more than $20,000 in grants to 22
volunteer emergency first responder units in its service areas
throughout the state in recognition of their dedicated service to New
Jersey residents and the greater community. A committee of 23 New Jersey
American Water employees who are all active volunteer firefighters or
emergency medical responders themselves reviewed dozens of applications
for this year's Emergency
Responders Grant Program.
The organizations listed below will receive grants for equipment needs
specified in their applications:
Bayview Volunteer Fire Department, Galloway, N.J.
Chatham Emergency Squad, Chatham, N.J.
City of Long Branch - Volunteer Fire Police, Long Branch, N.J.
Community Fire Company, Leonardo, N.J.
Fanwood Rescue Squad, Fanwood, N.J.
Garwood Fire Department, Garwood, N.J.
Good Will Fire Co. #1, Belvidere, N.J.
Green Knoll Rescue Squad, Bridgewater, N.J.
Hazlet First Aid and Rescue Squad, Hazlet, N.J.
Hope Hose Co. 2, Beverly, N.J.
Kenilworth Volunteer Fire Department, Kenilworth, N.J.
Linwood Volunteer Fire Company, Linwood, N.J.
Little Falls Fire Department, Little Falls, N.J.
Long Hill First Aid Squad, Gillette, N.J.
Lumberton Fire Co. #1, Lumberton, N.J.
Middlesex Fire Department, Middlesex, N.J.
New Providence Fire Department, New Providence, N.J.
Ocean Grove Fire Department, Ocean Grove, N.J.
Scullville Volunteer Fire Department, Egg Harbor Township, N.J.
Washington Fire Department, Washington, N.J.
Watchung Chemical Engine Co., Watchung, N.J.
Wayside Fire Co., Tinton Falls, N.J.
"The bravery exhibited by the men and women who serve as volunteer
firefighters and emergency responders is inspiring," said Denise Venuti
Free, New Jersey American Water's director of communications and
external affairs. "Our grant program helps these first responder units
obtain vital equipment needed to effectively safeguard those living and
working in communities within our service territory. We are proud to
support these everyday heroes and recognize their commitment to the
service and protection of New Jersey residents."
Jersey American Water, a subsidiary of American Water, is the
largest investor-owned water utility in the state, providing
high-quality and reliable water and/or wastewater services to
approximately 2.7 million people. More information can be found at www.newjerseyamwater.com.
With a history dating back to 1886, American Water (NYSE: AWK) is the
largest and most geographically diverse publicly traded U.S. water and
wastewater utility company. The company employs 6,800 dedicated
professionals who provide regulated and market-based drinking water,
wastewater and other related services to an estimated 15 million people
in 47 states and Ontario, Canada. More information can be found by
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New Jersey American Water
Denise Venuti Free
Communications and External Affairs
Source: New Jersey American Water
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