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PHILADELPHIA ELECTRIC COMPANY REACHES OUT TO RECENTLY ARRIVED RUSSIAN-JEWISH IMMIGRANTS

 PHILADELPHIA ELECTRIC COMPANY REACHES OUT
 TO RECENTLY ARRIVED RUSSIAN-JEWISH IMMIGRANTS
 Who: Philadelphia Electric Company's (NYSE: PE) Northeast
 Philadelphia District Customer Operations Staff --
 Madeline Iannucci, manager, customer operations; Kathy
 Stowe, supervisor, customer operations; Hope
 Gutteridge, supervisor, customer operations
 What: Customer service presentation for newly arrived Russian-
 Jewish immigrants.
 Where: Jewish Vocational Center-Soviet Employment Program,
 Smylie Times Office Building, 8001 Roosevelt Blvd. (at
 Rhawn Street), Philadelphia.
 When: Wednesday, Dec. 18, 1 p.m.
 Why: With between five and 15 Russian immigrants arriving
 weekly in Philadelphia, setting up house primarily in
 the northeast section of the city, PE's northeast
 district is conducting a community outreach effort to
 help the new arrivals acclimate.
 The PE customer service presentations will cover such
 issues as: How to Apply for Service, How to Read a
 Meter, How to Identify a Company Employee, How to Read
 a Bill, How to Conserve Energy, and How to Ensure Safe
 Electrical Connections.
 Details:
 The effort is being coordinated with the Soviet Employment Program of the Jewish Employment Vocational Service. The four-month program conducted by the Soviet Employment Program, is designed to teach immigrants English, get them job-ready, and help them find employment. Skill levels of new arrivals range from manual labor to neurosurgery to civil engineering.
 CONTACT: Stephen Gary of Philadelphia Electric, 215-841-4127, or Chris McDougal of the Soviet Employment Program, 215-332-6008.
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