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Constellation Invests Additional $450,000 in Baltimore Energy Challenge & City Schools Sustainability Challenge

  Constellation Invests Additional $450,000 in Baltimore Energy Challenge &
  City Schools Sustainability Challenge

  Office of Sustainability and Baltimore Community Foundation puts youth in
                       charge on environmental concerns

Business Wire

-- February 21, 2013

             Constellation is investing an additional $450,000 to further the
             goals of the Baltimore Energy Challenge and City Schools
WHAT:       Sustainability Challenge, both programs of the Baltimore Office
             of Sustainability and the Baltimore Community Foundation. Since
             2009, more than 80 schools have participated in energy and
             sustainability projects.

WHO:         Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake;
             Superintendent of Baltimore City Public Schools Andres A. Alonso
             John Quinn, Director, Performance and Policy, Environmental
             Strategy, Exelon, Constellation’s parent company;
             Beth Strommen, Director, Baltimore Office of Sustainability;
             Cheryl Casciani, Director of Neighborhood Sustainability,
             Baltimore Community;
             Principal Tamara Hanson and green team students from John Eager
             Elementary School; and
             Reservoir Hill Improvement Council Executive Director Rick
             Gwynallen and neighborhood Energy Captain.

WHEN:        Monday, February 25, 2013 – 11:00am – 12:00pm.

WHERE:       John Eager Howard Elementary School
             2011 Linden Ave. – Baltimore, MD 21217

             Young people are critically important to furthering the goals of
             the Baltimore Sustainability Plan. As tomorrow’s leaders, they
WHY:         need to participate fully in their own futures. This investment
             allows the implementation of the program in additional schools
             and communities.

             Mayor Rawlings-Blake and Superintendent Alonso will sign the
PHOTO OPP:   “Energy Challenge Pledge” beside the wind turbine built by
             students.

Contact:

Alice Kennedy, LEED Green Associate
Sustainability Coordinator
Office of Sustainability
410-396-4556
alice.kennedy@baltimorecity.gov