B’nai B’rith International Honors Joseph M. Rigby and Pepco Holdings, Inc.
Wednesday, June 13, 2012
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Pepco Holdings, Inc. is pleased to announce today that Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer Joseph M. Rigby and Pepco Holdings, Inc. will be presented with the 2012 Community Achievement Award by B’nai B’rith International. The award recognizes both Mr. Rigby’s and PHI’s commitment to industry innovation, philanthropy, humanitarian assistance and leadership in promoting tolerance.
The award ceremony will take place June 14 at 7 p.m., at the Marriott at Metro Center in Washington, D.C.
“B’nai B’rith International is well recognized for its long-standing leadership in promoting causes to further tolerance, diversity in the community, human rights and community service,” Rigby said . “Pepco Holdings is proud to be connected to our communities through more than just our power lines. We’re proud to contribute in the areas where we live and serve, and Pepco Holdings looks forward to supporting B’nai B’rith and its mission for many years to come .”
“The Community Achievement Award is wonderful recognition of the efforts of Joe and the employees of Pepco Holdings for promoting diversity and respect for each other in our communities,” said Dan Mariaschin, executive vice president of B’nai B’rith International. “ We are pleased to be able to honor such a deserving leader and a civic-minded corporation.”
Founded in 1843 as one of the first humanitarian organizations, B’nai B’rith International is universally recognized as one of the world’s oldest and largest non-profits dedicated to human rights, community action and tolerance. Composed of more than 150,000 members in over 50 countries, B’nai B’rith is dedicated to improving the quality of life for people nationwide and around the globe through programs that support youth education, senior housing and disaster relief.
About PHI : Pepco Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: POM) is one of the largest energy delivery companies in the Mid-Atlantic region, serving about 2 million customers in Delaware, the District of Columbia, Maryland and New Jersey. PHI subsidiaries Pepco, Delmarva Power and Atlantic City Electric provide regulated electricity service; Delmarva Power also provides natural gas service. PHI also provides energy efficiency and renewable energy services through Pepco Energy Services.