Entergy Awards $275,000 in Funds to Local Responders
Begins Accepting Applications for Additional Grant Awards

10/6/2011

Buchanan, NY – Entergy today announced grant awards totaling $275,000 to 16 local organizations as part of the company’s Safety Responders Fund program. The grant program is designed to help fund training and equipment purchases for first responders in the vicinity of Indian Point Energy Center.

Applications for the next round of funding are now available at http://www.safesecurevital.com/community_planning/grants.html, and will be accepted until November 4.

“We are pleased to be able to help support some of our partners in the community with this funding,” said Joe Pollock, site vice president and Entergy’s top official at the Indian Point Energy Center. “This grant program is intended to support those who put their community above themselves, and we are proud to help those whose job it is to help others.”

Below are some organizations received funding in the latest round of awards. More than $825,000 has been awarded since the program was initiated in 2009.

  • Orange County Office of Emergency Management
  • Carmel Volunteer Ambulance Corps
  • Friends Network
  • East Ramapo School District
  • Nanuet Fire District
  • Rockland County Office of Fire and Emergency Services
  • Rockland County Helicopter Emergency Lift Program
  • 211 Hudson Valley
  • City of Peekskill Police Department
  • Lake Mohegan Volunteer Fire Association
  • Mohegan Volunteer Ambulance Corps
  • Town of Yorktown
  • Village of Buchanan Police Department
  • Red Cross of Westchester

For more information about the program, please click the “Community” tab.

Indian Point Energy Center’s online address is www.safesecurevital.com.
Entergy's online address is www.entergy.com
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