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South Jersey Energy Donates $5,000 to Philadelphia Coaches vs. Cancer

FOLSOM, NJ, August 14, 2017 – South Jersey Energy, a subsidiary of South Jersey Industries, Inc. (NYSE: SJI), presented Temple University Men’s Basketball Coach Fran Dunphy and St. Joseph’s University Men’s Basketball Coach Phil Martelli with a $5,000 donation to Coaches vs. Cancer to support their efforts in the fight against cancer and help find a cure for the disease.  Funds will also benefit Hope Lodge

The gift was presented during a special WIP “Breakfast with the Coaches” session at Doc Magrogan’s Oyster House in Sea Isle City on Monday. Over 125 customers and guests from across the region gathered to meet and have breakfast with the coaches with a portion of the proceeds benefiting Philadelphia Coaches Vs. Cancer.  With the help of Ed McFadden, the St. Joe’s Hawk, and Hooter the Owl, Angelo Cataldi and the morning team surprised the coaches with this generous donation while being interviewed on the air during WIP’s annual summer events at Doc Magrogan’s.

Pictured left to right:  Phil Martelli, St. Joseph’s University Men’s Basketball Coach, Ed McFadden, South Jersey Energy General Manager of Sales and Business Development, Fran Dunphy, Temple University Men’s Basketball Coach, and WIP radio hosts Angelo Cataldi, Al Morganti, and Rhea Hughes, celebrate SJE’s donation for cancer research on Monday.

ABOUT COACHES VS. CANCER

The Coaches vs. Cancer program is a nationwide collaboration between the American Cancer Society and the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) that empowers basketball coaches, their teams, and local communities to make a difference in the fight against cancer. The program leverages the personal experiences, community leadership, and professional excellence of basketball coaches nationwide to increase cancer awareness and promote healthy living through year-round awareness efforts, fundraising activities, and advocacy programs. Visit coachesvscancer.org to learn more.

ABOUT SOUTH JERSEY ENERGY

South Jersey Energy acquires and markets natural gas and electricity for retail customers throughout New Jersey.  As a business partner and Energy Advisor, SJE provides innovative, environmentally-friendly commercial and industrial energy services that help customers control energy costs.  For more information about SJE, visit www.southjerseyenergy.com or connect with SJE on LinkedInFacebook and Twitter.

Telephone: 609-561-9000 ext. 4108
Media Contact: Barbara Del Duke

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