LCFC Wins Grant from New Jersey American Water


Richard Barnes
New Jersey American Water Company

Dear Mr. Barnes:

On behalf of the Liberty Corner Fire Company, I wish to thank the New Jersey American Water Company for your generous donation of 2 scene safety lights. These tools will become a valuable addition to the firefighting equipment we carry. It is through the generosity of friends like you that we have been able to provide volunteer fire and rescue services to the residents and business people of our community for the past 104 years. We greatly appreciate your support of our volunteer fire company.


Peter Aprahamian
Liberty Corner Fire Company

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April 7, 2015
Appreciation for First Responders: New Jersey American Water’s 2015 Grant Winners


Nearly $19,000 goes to help local volunteer emergency responder groups


VOORHEES, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– First responders selflessly volunteers their time and put themselves in harm’s way for
the good and safety of their communities. In appreciation for their heroism, New Jersey American Water is providing more than
$19,000 in grants to 22 organizations through the company’s Volunteer Firefighter/Emergency Responders Grant Program.


A team of New Jersey American Water employees, who are all active volunteer firefighters or emergency medical responders,
chose the grant recipients from more than 70 applications. The selected organizations and their proposed purchases are:
“We all appreciate the commitment that our firefighters and first responders have made to our communities,” said Peter A.
Eschbach, director of communications and external affairs. “Through this grant program, we want to thank them for their work
and help them to maintain the supplies and equipment their companies need. They keep our homes and businesses safe each
day and we cannot say ‘thank you’ enough for all that they do.”


New Jersey American Water, a wholly owned subsidiary of American Water (NYSE: AWK) is the largest investor-owned water
utility in the state, providing high-quality and reliable water and/or wastewater services to approximately 2.6 million people.
Founded in 1886, American Water is the largest publicly traded U.S. water and wastewater utility company. With headquarters
in Voorhees, N.J., the company employs approximately 6,400 dedicated professionals who provide drinking water, wastewater
and other related services to an estimated 15 million people in more than 45 states, as well as parts of Canada. More
information can be found by visiting


New Jersey American Water/Organization Intended Purchase
Bay Head Fire Co. No. 1 Gas detectors
Bayview Vol Fire Co. No. 4 Multi-gas monitors
Budd Lake Vol Fire Co 1 Rapid Intervention Crew training class
Carneys Point Fire & Rescue Pagers
Fanwood Rescue Squad Medical suction equipment
Franklin Fire Co. No. 1 Pagers
Franklin Township Fire Dept. Two lengths of 5 inch hose
Green Knoll Rescue Squad Gas detectors
Highlands Fire Dept. Twelve flashlights
Hi-Nella Fire Co. No. 1 Pagers
Lawnside Volunteer Fire Co. One ¾ inch hose
Liberty Corner Fire Co. Scene safety lights
Lincroft First Aid & Rescue Squad Pulse Oximeter
Little Silver Volunteer Fire Co. No. 1 Flashlights
Mantoloking Fire Co. Air Pak
Mountainside Rescue Squad Carbon dioxide detectors
New Providence Fire Dept. Pagers
Palmyra Fire Dept. Hoods and gloves
Princeton Junction Volunteer Fire Co. No. 1 Flashlights
Shrewsbury First Aid Squad Pulse Oximeter
Somerville Fire Dept. (Fire Police) Signage, flashlights, vests
Stirling Volunteer Fire Dept. Safety helmets
Magnolia Ambulance Fitness test apparatus, flashlights, respirators


Richard Barnes, 856-782-2371
Source: New Jersey American Water
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