Entergy Awards $167,000 in Funds to Local Responders
Company Has Awarded $1 Million Since Program’s Inception

Buchanan, NY – Entergy today announced grant awards totaling $167,500 to 10 local organizations as part of Indian Point’s Safety Responders Fund grant program.

Entergy has awarded $1 million to local fire, police, emergency medical response and other emergency management organizations since the program’s inception in 2009.

“We are pleased to support the many local responders and emergency personnel who protect their communities,” said John Ventosa, site vice president and Entergy’s top official at the Indian Point Energy Center. “Entergy is appreciative of the work done by professionals and volunteers in our communities and proud to be able to make these considerable investments that help fund worthwhile programs and initiatives.”

Below are organizations that received funding in the latest round of awards.

  • Putnam Emergency & Amateur Repeater League (PEARL)
  • Patterson Fire Department
  • Orange County Division of Emergency Management
  • Nyack Community Ambulance Corps
  • Rockland County Office of Fire and Emergency Services
  • Rockland County Helicopter Emergency Lift Program
  • Mohegan Volunteer Fire Association
  • Town of Cortlandt
  • Cortlandt Community Volunteer Ambulance Corps
  • Peekskill Community Volunteer Ambulance Corps
  • Indian Point Energy Center

The grant program is designed to help fund training and equipment purchases for first responders in the vicinity of Indian Point Energy Center.