National Museum of Industrial History Announces Corporate Partnership with PPL
PA – The National Museum of Industrial History (NMIH) is pleased to
announce that PPL Corporation has joined its annual Corporate Partners
program with a generous contribution of $10,000.
Electric Utilities Regional Affairs Director Carol Obando-Derstine and
Senior Manager of Corporate Relations Lissette Santana presented the
check to NMIH President and CEO Amy Hollander.
NMIH, we seek to preserve America's industrial past and the innovations
of today to inspire the visionaries of tomorrow" said Hollander.
"PPL's contribution and partnership will help ensure we can continue to
educate our visitors and engage the next generation of inventors and
Corporation was born in 1920 when eight utilities with 62 power plants
serving central and eastern Pennsylvania merged into a single company
called Pennsylvania Power & Light Co., which today is headquartered
in Allentown, Pa. Today, PPL is one of the largest companies in the U.S.
utility sector with seven high-performing, award-winning utilities.
They serve 10 million customers in the U.S. and United Kingdom and are
dedicated to supporting the communities in which they live, work and
support and participation of our industry leaders is essential to our
mission," said L. Charles Marcon, NMIH Chairman of the Board. "We are
pleased to count PPL, an organization with its own rich industrial
heritage and a profound commitment to this community, as a partner."
success of PPL as a company is tied to the success of all the towns and
cities it serves," said Santana. "We're proud to support organizations
such as NMIH, whose vision inspires us and whose work is helping to
bring to life the connection between industry and the community."
About the National Museum of Industrial History
Smithsonian Institution-affiliate, the National Museum of Industrial
History is dedicated to preserving America's rich industrial heritage.
Restoring an 18,000-square-foot, 100-year-old former Bethlehem Steel
facility on the largest private brownfield in America, the Museum will
be home to exciting exhibits, engaging programs and amazing history.
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