GOVERNMENT OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, September 26, 2011
CONTACT: Donna Henry (DDOE); 202.299.3338; https://mail.dc.gov/owa/redir.aspx?C=34a116e96431415182a46e18fe1f16e2&URL=mailto%3adonna.henry%40dc.gov
Sharon Cooke (DDOE); 535.2511; https://mail.dc.gov/owa/redir.aspx?C=34a116e96431415182a46e18fe1f16e2&URL=mailto%3asharon.cooke%40dc.gov
DDOE HOSTS JOINT UTILITY DISCOUNT DAY (JUDD) TO ASSIST DISTRICT RESIDENTS WITH GAS, HEAT, TELEPHONE, AND WATER BILLS
Event to serve thousands of District residents seeking assistance with utility bills
WHAT: The District’s Joint Utility Discount Day (JUDD)
WHEN: Tuesday, September 27, 2011, 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
WHERE: Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Hall A
801 Mount Vernon Square, Washington, DC 20001
WHO: Keith A. Anderson, Chief of Staff, District Department of the Environment
Betty Ann Kane, Chair, District of Columbia Public Service Commission
Sandra Mattavous-Frye, People’s Counsel, Office of People’s Counsel
Eric C. Grant, Vice President, Corporate Relations, Washington Gas
Thomas Graham, President, Pepco Region D.C. Pepco
George S. Hawkins, General Manager, DC Water
J. Henry Ambrose, Verizon Washington, DC
Stephanie Reynolds, Director, Call Center Operations, Nationsline, INC.
BACKGROUND: The Joint Utility Discount Day (JUDD), co-sponsored by the District Department of the Environment (DDOE), DC Water, Verizon, PEPCO, Washington Gas, Nationsline, and Office of People’s Counsel, has historically been one of the largest energy assistance events in the District. The event attracts thousands of qualified District residents seeking discounts on their utility bills.
NOTE: This year, JUDD will only accept applications for the utility discount program. Applications for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) will not be accepted at this event. Residents interested in applying for LIHEAP benefits should call 311 to schedule an appointment.
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