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December 2019

On Wednesday December 11 th, PSEG attended a fundraiser for Alpha Community Services YMCA. This marks the 13 th year the “A Home For The Holidays Celebration” fundraiser took place to benefit Connecticut’s largest family emergency shelter. PSEG was proud to attend this event and contribute to the cause as the shelter has been a pioneer in providing services dedicated to the homeless since 1992. Present at the event were PSEG’s own Karl Wintermeyer, who is pictured above with Alpha’s executive director Carmen Colon. The event was hosted by Claire and Scott Burns. Donations provided food for a family for one month all the way to a security deposit and/or rental assistance for a family in need. PSEG recognizes that in order for our community to survive and thrive during these cold winter months, sustenance and a warm home are essential. We

'Twas the Thursday before Christmas when representatives from PSEG Power Connecticut headed to Bridgeport’s Roosevelt School to spread some holiday joy. Roosevelt preschoolers were thrilled to receive two new books right before their winter break. Emotions were high as students received their own personalized stocking filled with crayons, lollipops and books. Students also enjoyed a special Snoopy story that focused on being brave, kind and "being you". PSEG is proud of our partnership with Bridgeport’s Roosevelt School and we look forward to continuing our work in the community.

Bridgeport Harbor Station’s (BHS) newly constructed unit 5 energy plant was one of several area developments witnessed by a tour group of realtors and real estate brokers. The tour arranged by the Bridgeport Regional Business Council and the Greater Bridgeport Board of Realtors included three bus loads of real estate professionals who were impressed with what they saw on the morning of December 13th. The tour which began at the Steelpointe Lighthouse Building lobby gave the tourists a view of BHS 5. PSEG’s Karl Wintermeyer shared BHS 5 construction facts and talked about the energy related efficiency advantages of the new plant. Later the tour snaked through Bridgeport including to the Cherry Street Lofts, The University of Bridgeport, the General Electric development site, BHS 5, and other points of interest. General real estate, housing and development trends were

On December 11th PSEG Power Connecticut representative Karl Wintermeyer joined LifeBridge Community Services (LifeBridge) for their 2019 Annual Meeting and Awards Presentation. The event honored those demonstrating exceptional leadership, LifeBridge's employee of the year, volunteer of the year, and participant who triumphed over difficult odds and is building a Brighter Future. LifeBridge is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to empower people in the Greater Bridgeport area to build a brighter future. The goal of LifeBridge is to move them from crisis to stability, and to greater levels of self-sufficiency. Our participants define the need. LifeBridge delivers the programs to meet the need. PSEG is a proud partner with LifeBridge and was very happy to attend their annual meeting and to participate in recognizing their outstanding employees, volunteers and participants.

On Thursday December 12 th PSEG announced our partnership with Bridgeport’s Theodore Roosevelt School. PSEG representatives, Bridgeport city council and superintendent were present to speak to Roosevelt students, teachers and parents about what the partnership means. This unique partnership will allow PSEG to have an affect the lives of the children in the South End who live in the shadow of our Harbor Station through support of two programs; the Washington D.C. Trip and Nature’ s Classroom. Large school trips are generally entirely supported by student fundraising, direct cost to the families and the school’ s general budget. Students are required to hit benchmarks academically and to maintain attendance to qualify for the trips. On Tuesday, November 12th with the help of PSEG Power Connecticut Roosevelt School was able to send over 20 students to Nature’s Classroom where they experienced education from

With giving season upon us PSEG representatives threw on their winter gear and headed to Lighthouse Point Park to volunteer at the Fantasy of Lights. All proceeds of the Fantasy of Lights support Goodwill programs of Southern New England to help people with disabilities and many other challenges to become more self-sufficient. The Fantasy of Lights has become a holiday tradition for thousands of families from all over Connecticut and New England. This bright and colorful light display illuminates Lighthouse Point Park in New Haven for the holiday season. Fantasy of Lights is supported by local businesses and volunteers. Here at PSEG we believe in giving back to our community in any way we can. We are proud to once again be the Title Sponsor for this amazing event.