Memphis Light, Gas and Water Division will host several community workshops to better prepare customers for weather-related emergencies. These Safety in Preparedness Program (SiPP) workshops will provide the tools necessary to create severe weather emergency plans.
Attendees of the free SiPP workshops will receive an emergency hand-cranked weather radio, MLGW energy kit, gas detection cards and more; they are scheduled for the following dates, times and locations:
· Wednesday, April 26, 10:30 a.m. to noon, Dave Wells Community Center, 915 Chelsea Ave.
· Friday, April 28, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Frayser Raleigh Senior Center. 3985 Egypt Central Road
· Tuesday, May 2, 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m., Lucille McWherter Senior Community Center, 1355 Estate Drive
· Wednesday, May 3, 10:30 a.m. to noon, Ruth E. Tate Senior Community Center, 1620 Marjorie Street
· Tuesday, May 9, 4 to 5 p.m., Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library, 3030 Poplar Avenue
· Wednesday, May 24, 10:30 a.m. to noon, Orange Mound Community Center, 2590 Park Ave.
· Thursday, June 8, 9 to 10:30 a.m., J.K. Lewis Senior Center, 1188 North Parkway.
Memphis Light, Gas and Water is the largest three-service public power utility in the nation, serving the residents of Memphis and Shelby County, Tennessee since 1939. MLGW consistently provides customers with rates that are amongst the lowest in the nation and stewards a water supply from artesian wells that is minimally treated. Actively engaged in promoting the prosperity of Memphis and Shelby County, MLGW supports the seven local chambers in its service area and makes doing business with local, minority- and women-owned business a priority. Deeply rooted in the community, its employees generously donate time and money in support of bettering the Greater Memphis area.