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For Immediate Release


Pepco Golf and Tennis Classic Turns Up the Heat for Deserving Families

Features Tennis Match with Mayors Williams and Barry

The Pepco Golf and Tennis Classic will be held Sept.17, with proceeds from the sale of sponsorships going to help disadvantaged residents in the District, Montgomery and Prince George's counties pay heating bills this winter.

Highlights of this year's event include a tennis showdown at high noon between former District Mayors Anthony Williams and Marion Barry vs. Councilmember Mary Cheh and prominent lawyer, Claude Bailey.

Tournament proceeds totaling $180,000 will be distributed through the PHI Community Foundation to families served by The Greater Washington Urban League, Catholic Charities of Montgomery County and United Communities Against Poverty, Inc., Prince George's County.

The Pepco Golf Classic is a Cadillac Invitational event presented by Doggett's Parking Co. and will take place at The Country Club at Woodmore, 12320 Pleasant Prospect in Mitchellville, MD. Shotgun start is at 10:30 a.m.

Other major sponsors include:

IBM, AVA Electric, SMECO, Cassidy & Pinkard Colliers, Acenture, Rockingham Construction, Asplundh, Fort Myer Construction, Safeway, CW Wright Construction, Manekin Construction, Wal*Mart, B. Frank Joy, Itron, Montgomery Land Development, Altria, Adventist Healthcare, Caremark, Edison Electric Institute, Frank Sheesley Company, Rifkin, Livingston, Levitan & Silver, LLC, DLA Piper, Ideal Electric, FRE Composites, NAI Michael Companies, PJ Martini & Associates, Ryland Homes, WF Chesley, Southern Management, SunTrust Bank, Verizon-MD, Bay Electric, Geico, G.S. Proctor & Associates, The Okonite Company, Energy Enterprise Solutions, LLC · 1st Source Consulting, Inc, and Aon Foundation.

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Contributions from individuals in any amount also are encouraged and are tax deductible. For more information about the Pepco Golf & Tennis Classic, log on to

Pepco, a subsidiary of Pepco Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: POM), delivers safe, reliable and affordable electric service to more than 750,000 customers in Maryland and the District of Columbia.

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