National Grid Volunteers Pitch in for Earth Day
WALTHAM, MA, April 24, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Throughout the months of April and May, more than 100 National Grid employees will join local communities to beautify parks and clean-up areas in need of care across Massachusetts as part of Earth Day 2015.
“We're proud that so many of the cities and towns National Grid serves embrace sustainability,” said Marcy Reed, president of National Grid in Massachusetts. “From small projects - like tree planting and trash pickup - to our significant investments in renewable energy and efficiency, we're working to make a difference in the communities where we live and work on Earth Day and throughout the year.”
National Grid employee volunteers across the state will help with projects ranging from school tree planting to work on neighborhood farms. The company’s Earth Day volunteer events include:
- Participating in Haverhill’s Trees for Tots Program at Walnut Square School in Haverhill from April 3-15
- Pitching in on the Regional Environmental Council with the annual Earth Day Clean-up event in Worcester on April 18
- Cleaning up Hillside Acre Animal Cemetery in Methuen on April 22
- Planting vegetables at Waltham Fields Community Farm on April 29-30 and May 7
For more information on National Grid’s commitment to sustainability and volunteering, please visit www.nationalgridus.com/commitment.
About National Grid
National Grid (LSE: NG; NYSE: NGG) is an electricity and natural gas delivery company that connects nearly 7 million customers to vital energy sources through its networks in New York, Massachusetts and Rhode Island. It is the largest distributor of natural gas in the Northeast. National Grid also operates the systems that deliver gas and electricity across Great Britain.
Through its U.S. Connect21 strategy, National Grid is transforming its electricity and natural gas networks to support the 21st century digital economy with smarter, cleaner, and more resilient energy solutions. Connect21 is vital to our communities' long-term economic and environmental health and aligns with regulatory initiatives in New York (REV: Reforming the Energy Vision) and Massachusetts (Grid Modernization).
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