What's Happening in Our Community?
13th Annual Oradell 5K & Fun Run
The 13th Annual Oradell 5k & Fun Run is one of Oradell’s highly attended events with 900+ runners this year. Families enjoy a day of arts & crafts and great giveaways from local sponsors and vendors. Our very own, Rohanie Dimitriou, PSE&G Outreach Specialist, was also a participant in the race and came in 3rd for her age group.
Meadowlands Thought Leaders
On Friday, September 27, 2019, the PSE&G Gas Construction Outreach team participated in the Meadowlands Chamber of Commerce Thought Leaders Conference. PSE&G’s attendance at the event highlighted the benefits of the statewide GSMP II program and investment in the Meadowlands region.
New Milford Fire Department 5k Run Walk
New Milford, NJ is home to one of Bergen County’s highly anticipated 5k’s! The race attracted over 1000 runners in 2019. Families enjoy a day of live music and fun activities for all. Free breakfast and lunch is provided to participants by local businesses and vendors.
Tuesdays in the Plaza
PSEG staffed a booth at the weekly “Tuesday at the Plaza” event in Paterson which ran from June until September. Staff who attended the event were able to answer questions regarding upcoming projects and handed out giveaways.
On Friday, June 14, 2019, the PSE&G Gas Construction Outreach team participated in Sustainable Jersey’s 10th Annual Sustainability Summit. Sustainable Jersey, a non-profit supported by the PSEG Foundation, provides training and support to communities pursuing sustainability programs. PSE&G’s attendance at the event highlighted the benefits of the statewide GSMP II program, including reduced methane gas leaks and replacement of old gas main with new, safer, and more efficient pipelines.
Senior Extravaganza, Resource and Wellness Fair
PSE&G outreach specialist, Rohanie Dimitriou, staffed a table at the Senior Extravaganza, Resource and Wellness Fair, Totowa. The Passaic County annual event attracts hundreds of senior citizens who take part in activities that promotes wellness and social connection.
Sacco 5k - North Bergen
On Saturday June 8, 2019, the Gas Construction Outreach team participated in the Sacco 5K in Braddock Park in North Bergen. The proceeds of this charitable event will provide funding for the Nicholas J. Sacco Foundation. The recent funding consisted of tax services for seniors in our community and various scholarships for North Bergen High School students. PSE&G’s attendance at the event highlighted the benefits of the GSMP II Program in North Bergen including reduced methane gas leaks, replacement of aged pipelines and making pipelines safer and more efficient.
Waldwick Chamber of Commerce 5k
On Sunday May 5th, 2019, PSE&G Outreach team member Rohanie Dimitriou staffed a table at the annual Waldwick Chamber of Commerce 5k for the second year in a row. PSE&G’s attendance at the event highlighted the benefits of the GSMP II Program in North Bergen including reduced methane gas leaks, replacement of aged pipelines and making pipelines safer and more efficient.
Earth Day - Hudson County
On Saturday April 27, 2019, the Gas Construction Outreach team participated in the Hudson County Earth day in Liberty State Park, in Jersey City. The event was focused on Hudson County promoting Earth Day initiatives. Hudson County is committed to energy efficiency and, through this event, educated residents on how to reduce their carbon footprint. PSE&G’s attendance at the event highlighted the benefits of the GSMP II Program in Hudson County including reduced methane gas leaks, replacement of aged pipelines and making pipelines safer and more efficient in many Hudson County municipalities.
Little Falls Green Fair
On Saturday, March 30, 2019, Gas Construction Outreach and Energy Services participated in the Little Falls Green Fair. Andrew Aliferis presented on behalf of PSEG and highlighted a myriad of our programs including Comfort Partners. We were able to share the good work that is done by the program, and by association, PSE&G, with a receptive and inquisitive audience. The Little Falls Mayor, James Damiano, attended the event and we were able to explain the benefits the Comfort Partners Program has offered to his constituents. Mayor Damiano said he was an advocate for the program.
Walk To Fight Alzheimer's - Jersey City
PSE&G was the Hero Club Sponsor at the annual Walk to Fight Alzheimer's, NJ on Saturday October 13th, 2018. The organization aims to improve the lives of people in New Jersey who are affected by Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias; offering continuous hope, and support.
Earth Day - Hudson County
Gas Construction outreach attended an Earth Day Fair event in Hudson County on Saturday, April 21, 2018. We were able to highlight the reduced methane emissions as part of the benefits of our Gas System Modernization Program, as well as, answer questions about local gas construction work.
The picture shown is of Allison Iurato and Hudson County Executive, Tom DeGise
Meadowlands Regional Chamber Hosted its Latest Eggs and Issues event
On October 31, 2017 at the Holiday Inn Hasbrouck Heights, the Meadowlands Regional Chamber hosted its latest Eggs and Issues event. This installment featured the District 36 Legislators; Senator Paul Sarlo, Assemblywoman Marlene Caride and Assemblyman Gary Schaer as well as other elected officials from around the greater Meadowlands area.
PSE&G was a sponsor for this important event and represented by Dave Hollenbeck, Senior RPA manager for Bergen County. In addition Allison Iurato, a PSE&G outreach specialist, within project public affairs staffed an information booth with educational materials regarding our Gas System Modernization Program. The picture shown Allison Iurato and Paula Cozarelli, the Administrator of Little Ferry.
Fairlawn Veterans Information and Outreach Fair & Concert
On Saturday, September 23, 2017, PSE&G was happy to be a Gold sponsor and participate in the Fairlawn Veterans Information and Outreach Fair & Concert. This was the second annual Information and Outreach Fair organized by Fairlawn. It was a free event for veterans, military personnel and their families. Allison Iurato, a PSE&G Public Affairs Specialist, represented the company at the event and provided customer education materials about our Gas System Modernization Program. It was a wonderful event and truly illustrated everyone’s dedication to helping our veterans and troops.