Is Your Downed Wire “Hot” or Not?


Salisbury, Md. - February 23, 2016 - Local community organizations will host the “Wicomico Community Access to Resources Expo” (CARE), on Monday, February 29, 2016 at the One-Stop Job Market in Salisbury, MD, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

The free event welcomes residents of Wicomico and surrounding counties to meet with representatives from local organizations to learn about their programs and services available to the public. Come learn about assistance with home heating and utility-bills, early childhood education, adult day care, free tax preparation, services for veterans, food assistance, job training, and other services from over 20 local service/resource providers, including utility companies.

Wicomico CARE will also feature a half-hour “Hot Line” demonstration sponsored by Choptank Electric. During this demonstration professionals will come out and demonstrate what would happen if you touch a downed live electrical wire. They will also talk about how to report downed wires. The demonstration will start outside the building at the top of every hour.

Local sponsors of the event include Chesapeake Utilities, Choptank Electric Cooperative, SHORE UP! Inc., Telamon Corporation, Wicomico County Department of Social Services, Catholic Charities- Seton Center, Pepco Holdings Inc. – Delmarva Power & Premier Staffing Solutions.

Share the event or RSVP at https://www.facebook.com/events/604402676383282/ and http://getconnected.unitedway4us.org/

About Telamon Corporation:

Telamon brings human services to people and communities in twelve states. Chartered as a nonprofit organization, our purpose is to improve the lives of those in need. We do that through the operation of a diverse array of programs for farmworkers, children from low-income families, disconnected youth and young adults, limited English proficient populations and other groups with special needs. Please contact Jennifer Shahan, State Director, at 443.397.9235 or email jshahan@telamon.org for additional comments or more information. To learn more about Telamon, please visit www.telamon.org or like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/telamonmdde.

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