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September 28, 2018

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2018

FMPA Volunteers Makeover Offices of Residential Facility for Youth

Wholesale power agency supports The Grove and IMPOWER in Day of Caring

ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 28, 2018 – Sixteen employees of the Florida Municipal Power Agency (FMPA) provided a new look to The Grove Counseling Center in Winter Springs as part of Heart of Florida United Way’s Day of Caring.

This is FMPA’s tenth year participating in Day of Caring, Central Florida’s largest volunteer event. This year’s project involved removing carpet and painting the reception area of the voluntary residential facility at The Grove, which is a program of IMPOWER that helps adolescents ages 13-17 suffering from drug, alcohol or substance abuse. Volunteers also stained picnic tables and created a birthday box filled with handwritten notes.

“Supporting communities is part of FMPA’s culture,” said FMPA General Manager and CEO Jacob Williams. “Whether it’s our day job of providing low-cost wholesale power to communities or volunteer events like Day of Caring, I am proud of the deep compassion our employees have for the needs of others.”

Florida Municipal Power Agency (FMPA) staff volunteered at The Grove in Winter Springs. The voluntary residential facility supports adolescents ages 13-17 suffering from drug, alcohol or substance abuse.

 

FMPA employees removed old, worn carpet from the reception area and office at The Grove.

 

FMPA volunteers apply a fresh coat of paint to the office walls at The Grove.

 

FMPA staff create a birthday box filled with handwritten notes for youth who live at The Grove’s voluntary residential facility.

 

FMPA staff stained picnic tables for an outside area where residents of The Grove hang out and socialize.

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Florida Municipal Power Agency (FMPA) is a wholesale power company owned by 31 municipal electric utilities. FMPA provides economies of scale in power generation and related services to support community-owned electric utilities. The members of FMPA serve approximately two million Floridians.

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