More than 1,000 FPL employees plug into communities throughout Florida during "Power to Care" Week, March 4-9

More than 1,000 FPL employees plug into communities throughout Florida during
                       "Power to Care" Week, March 4-9

PR Newswire

JUNO BEACH, Fla., March 4, 2013

JUNO BEACH, Fla., March 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Florida Power & Light
Company's fifth annual Power to Care initiative kicked off today. Every day
this week, hundreds of FPL volunteers, their families and friends, will spruce
up parks and beaches, paint public school hallways, build furniture for kids
in need and perform many more tasks to help their local communities. In the
end, FPL anticipates that more than 1,000 volunteers will roll up their
sleeves and participate in 26 community volunteer projects throughout Florida.

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Power to Care Week will span 11 counties across the state and engage employees
from all sectors of the company, including FPL President Eric Silagy and
NextEra Energy President and CEO Jim Robo.

"While FPL continues to provide its customers with safe, reliable electricity
and the lowest residential bills in the state, we are also committed to the
communities we serve. It's a commitment to our customers who are also our
neighbors," said Pamela Rauch, vice president of Development and External
Affairs for FPL. "We are excited for the opportunity to lend a hand to these
organizations that have great needs and unselfishly serve our communities."

This year's Power to Care events include projects in Palm Beach, Broward,
Indian River, Lee, Martin, Miami-Dade, Volusia, Brevard, Putnam, Sarasota and
Manatee counties. The project schedule includes organizations like City Year
Miami, Riviera Beach Maritime Academy, Feeding South Florida, Dream Oaks
Foundation Camp, the Brevard Zoo, Habitat for Humanity, Loggerhead Marinelife
Center, Forgotten Soldier Outreach, the America Red Cross and many more.

Editor's Note: See list of Power to Care projects by market at the end of this

For more information on FPL's community outreach visit

Florida Power & Light Company
Florida Power & Light Company is the largest rate-regulated electric utility
in Florida and serves the third-largest number of customers of any electric
utility in the United States. FPL serves approximately 4.6 million customer
accounts and is a leading Florida employer with approximately 10,000 employees
as of year-end 2012. During the five-year period ended December 31, 2011, the
company delivered the best service reliability among Florida investor-owned
utilities, while its typical residential customer bills, based on data
available in July 2012, are about 26 percent below the national average. A
clean energy leader, FPL has one of the lowest emissions profiles and one of
the leading energy efficiency programs among utilities nationwide. FPL is a
subsidiary of Juno Beach, Fla.-based NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE). For
more information, visit

2013 Power to Care Event Schedule Monday – Friday, March 4-8

Day/Date/Agency                County       Event Description
Monday, March 4                             In-classroom activity with middle
City Year Miami                Miami-Dade   students and middle school
Charles Drew Middle School                  improvements
Tuesday, March 5
                                            Home improvements and painting of
Riviera Beach Maritime Academy Palm Beach   homes
                                            in Riviera Beach
Team Elam
Wednesday, March 6
                               Indian River Facility improvements
Homeless Family Center
Thursday, March 7                           Painting cabins for Dream Oaks
Dream Oaks FoundationCamp     Manatee      Camp and tree trimming for Boys
                                            and Girls
Boys and Girls Club of Manatee              Club (partnership with Publix)
Friday, March 8                             Food sorting and backpack prep for
                               Broward      local
Feeding South Florida                       children

2013 Power to Care Event Schedule of Activities by County– Saturday, March 9

                                       Palm Beach:
 1. Brevard Zoo
                                        1. Loggerhead Marinelife Center
                                        2. Habitat for Humanity – Kennedy
 1. City of Miramar – Miramar     Estates
Town Center
                                        3. Renaissance School
 2. Quiet Waters Park– Deerfield
Island Parks                            4. Forgotten Soldiers Outreach

Lee:                                    5. Urban Youth Impact

 1. Manatee Park                   6. Boca Helping Hands

 2. Habitat for Humanity           7. Spady Cultural Heritage Museum

Martin:                                 8. American Red Cross

 1. Barley Barber Swamp           Putnam:

 2. Salvation Army of Martin       1. Palatka Environmental
County                                 Education Center

Miami-Dade:                            Sarasota:

 1. Zoo Miami                      1. Loveland Center, Inc.

 2. Miami Beach – Dune            Volusia/Flagler:
                                        1. Dunlawton Sugar Mill Gardens
 3. Children's Village/Boys Town

SOURCE Florida Power & Light Company

Contact: Kristy Kennedy, +1-305-448-5839
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