Progress Energy will announce a donation to SC State University

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

WHO:                  Progress Energy
South Carolina State University

WHAT:                Presentation of Funds

WHEN:                Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2010
                               10 a.m.

WHERE:           SC State University
                             Office of the President, located in Lowman Hall

WHY:                 Progress Energy will announce a donation to SC State University.

About Philanthropy at Progress Energy:
Progress Energy, a Fortune 500 energy company, is not only focused on providing an energy secure future with energy efficient programs, but the philanthropic actions of Progress Energy are evident in their support of programs and other initiatives that enrich the lives of the constituents in our communities.

For example, Progress Energy has invested more than $600,000 in K-12 education, donated $12 million in their promotion of education, economic development, employee involvement and the environment, and Progress Energy employees from the Carolinas and Florida spent more than 10,000 hours serving local community initiatives. On Jan. 27, 2010, Progress Energy’s philanthropic actions will continue with their generous gift to SC State University.

           Tameka Kenan, assistant director of Marketing, at  (803)536-8333