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SCE Black History Month Celebration Honors Energy-Efficiency Champions, Community Partners
By Courtesy of Southern California Edison
Published February 18, 2016
Pedro Pizarro (left), president, Southern California Edison, joined Robert “Bob” Young (middle), president, Royal Crest Building Maintenance; and Eric Fisher (right), SCE Supplier Diversity and Development, at SCE’s 14th annual Black History Month celebration Feb. 5 in Irwindale. Young received SCE’s Diverse Business Enterprise Award at the event which honored three African-American business and company partners for their achievements and contributions to economic growth, service to the community and participation in energy efficiency programs.

Pedro Pizarro (left), president, Southern California Edison, joined Robert “Bob” Young (middle), president, Royal Crest Building Maintenance; and Eric Fisher (right), SCE Supplier Diversity and Development, at SCE’s 14th annual Black History Month celebration Feb. 5 in Irwindale. Young received SCE’s Diverse Business Enterprise Award at the event which honored three African-American business and company partners for their achievements and contributions to economic growth, service to the community and participation in energy efficiency programs.

Southern California Edison recently celebrated its 14th annual Black History Month observance and honored three African-American businesses and company partners for their achievements and contributions to economic growth, service to the community and participation in energy-efficiency programs.

Southern California Edison (SCE) President Pedro Pizarro (left), joined Janet Clayton (middle), Corporate Communications, Edison International and Southern California Edison; and Pastor Bobby Newman (right), Citizens of Zion Missionary Baptist Church in Compton, at SCE’s 14th annual Black History Month celebration Feb. 5 in Irwindale.  Pastor Newman was one of three African-American business and company partners honored for their achievements and contributions to economic growth, service to the community and participation in energy efficiency programs.

Southern California Edison (SCE) President Pedro Pizarro (left), joined Janet Clayton (middle), Corporate Communications, Edison International and Southern California Edison; and Pastor Bobby Newman (right), Citizens of Zion Missionary Baptist Church in Compton, at SCE’s 14th annual Black History Month celebration Feb. 5 in Irwindale. Pastor Newman was one of three African-American business and company partners honored for their achievements and contributions to economic growth, service to the community and participation in energy efficiency programs.

Marcellus A. McRae, partner, Los Angeles office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, served as keynote speaker at the event held at SCE’s Energy Education Center in Irwindale.

Southern California Edison’s (SCE) Lisa Cagnolatti (left), joined pastor Bobby Newman (middle) from Citizens of Zion Missionary Baptist Church in Compton, and his wife Claudia (right), at SCE’s 14th annual Black History Month celebration Feb. 5 in Irwindale.  Pastor Newman received SCE’s Energy Efficiency Participation Award.  He was one of three African-American business and company partners honored for their achievements and contributions to economic growth, service to the community and participation in energy efficiency programs.

Southern California Edison’s (SCE) Lisa Cagnolatti (left), joined pastor Bobby Newman (middle) from Citizens of Zion Missionary Baptist Church in Compton, and his wife Claudia (right), at SCE’s 14th annual Black History Month celebration Feb. 5 in Irwindale. Pastor Newman received SCE’s Energy Efficiency Participation Award. He was one of three African-American business and company partners honored for their achievements and contributions to economic growth, service to the community and participation in energy efficiency programs.

The event recognizes the important contributions African-Americans continue to make to the communities SCE serves, as well as to the state and nation.

Southern California Edison (SCE) President Pedro Pizarro (left), joined in congratulating David M. Carlisle (middle), MD., Ph.D., CEO and president of Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science; and Janet Clayton (right), Corporate Communications, Edison International and Southern California Edison at SCE’s 14th Annual Black History Month celebration Feb. 5 in Irwindale.  Dr. Carlisle received SCE’s Community Partnership Award at the event which honored three African-American business and company partners for their achievements and contributions to economic growth, service to the community and participation in energy efficiency programs.

Southern California Edison (SCE) President Pedro Pizarro (left), joined in congratulating David M. Carlisle (middle), MD., Ph.D., CEO and president of Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science; and Janet Clayton (right), Corporate Communications, Edison International and Southern California Edison at SCE’s 14th Annual Black History Month celebration Feb. 5 in Irwindale. Dr. Carlisle received SCE’s Community Partnership Award at the event which honored three African-American business and company partners for their achievements and contributions to economic growth, service to the community and participation in energy efficiency programs.

SCE President Pedro Pizarro acknowledged the value of incorporating diversity and inclusion throughout SCE’s work culture and in serving customers across its 50,000-square-mile service territory. Joining Pizarro at the event were Janet Clayton, senior vice president, Corporate Communications, Edison International and SCE; Kevin Payne, senior vice president, Customer Service, SCE; and Lisa Cagnolatti, vice president, Business Customer Division, SCE.

Spoken word artist Anthony Blacksher (above) entertained guests at Southern California Edison’s Black History Month celebration Feb. 5, using the aesthetics of word play and story-telling in the form of poetry to relay stories and experiences from current news events, headlines and history.

Spoken word artist Anthony Blacksher (above) entertained guests at Southern California Edison’s Black History Month celebration Feb. 5, using the aesthetics of word play and story-telling in the form of poetry to relay stories and experiences from current news events, headlines and history.

The community and business partners recognized were Citizens of Zion Missionary Baptist Church in Compton, Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science in Los Angeles and Royal Crest Building Maintenance in Buena Park.

Accepting SCE’s Energy Efficiency Participation Award on behalf of Citizens of Zion Missionary Baptist Church was Bobby Newman, the pastor, and his wife, Claudia, senior pastor and first lady of the church. Dr. David M. Carlisle, M.D., Ph.D., CEO and president of Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science, accepted SCE’s Community Partnership Award. In addition, Robert “Bob” Young, president, Royal Crest Building Maintenance, was presented SCE’s Diverse Business Enterprise Award.

 

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