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For Immediate Release


Pepco Celebrates National Lineman Appreciation Day

Washington, D.C. - Pepco is recognizing April 18, as National Lineman Appreciation Day to honor and celebrate the men and women who work so hard to provide safe and reliable electricity to the homes, businesses and schools in our nation, under challenging conditions. National Lineman Appreciation Day gives us a chance to say thank you to these dedicated individuals who maintain, repair and make improvements to our electrical system. 

"We proudly recognize these hard working men and women who dedicate themselves every day to deliver safe and reliable electricity to our customers," said Dave Velazquez, PHI executive vice president, power delivery. "These team members work in inclement weather, hazardous conditions, around the clock and on holidays to maintain the electrical system that is essential to our lives." 

The U.S. House of Representatives introduced a resolution to honor America's line workers and selected

April 18, as National Lineman Appreciation Day.

Pepco appreciates all utility workers and commends everyone for working safely and diligently to provide critical electric service and encourages its customers to thank a lineman for the work they do. Please join other utilities saying thank you by using hashtag #thankalineman on social media.

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