Topics: JCP&L, Community

Morristown, NJ – Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) will participate in the National Night Out event in Long Branch next Tuesday, August 2 to help promote the benefits of outdoor lighting in fighting crime.

Company representatives will display safety equipment at Slocum Park from 6-9 p.m.

“National Night Out is about building community awareness and safety, two themes that are as important to JCP&L as they are to local police,” said Jim Fakult, president of JCP&L.  “Our company supports these efforts by powering neighborhood street lights and encouraging customers to have outdoor lighting to help prevent crime.”

National Night Out is a campaign that promotes police-community partnership at the neighborhood level to improve safety.  This is the 32nd annual National Night Out, and thousands of events are planned for the night of August 2 across all 50 states and even into Canada.

JCP&L is a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE).  JCP&L serves 1.1 million New Jersey customers in the counties of Burlington, Essex, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth, Morris, Ocean, Passaic, Somerset, Sussex, Union and Warren. Follow JCP&L on Twitter @JCP_L, on Facebook www.facebook.com/JCPandL or online at www.jcp-l.com.

 

News Media Contact:  Ron Morano, (973) 401-8097