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South Jersey Gas Announces 2022 First Responder Grant Recipients

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J., November 21, 2022 – South Jersey Gas, a subsidiary of South Jersey Industries (NYSE: SJI), is excited to announce the winners of its annual First Responders Grant Program. This year, six grants totaling nearly $29,000 were awarded to local first responder departments.

“At South Jersey Gas, safety serves as a core value and an intrinsic part of the work we do each and every day,” said Brent Schomber, President and COO, South Jersey Gas. “We are proud to partner with this year’s winners to support their continued efforts to keep our customers and communities safe.”

The 2022 First Responders Grant Program recipient departments include:

·       Egg Harbor Township Emergency Medical Services

·       Runnemede Fire Company

·       North Wildwood Fire Department

·       Laurel Lake Fire and Rescue Company

·       Harrisonville Fire Company

·       Daretown Fire Company

Through the First Responders Grant Program, South Jersey Gas provides critical support to help operations, improve safety measures or provide training at local first responder departments. This year, grants were awarded to first responder departments to support the purchase of critical resources, including first-aid and firefighting gear, fire hose equipment, gas leak detectors and other protective equipment. With applications from first responder departments that serve municipalities across the utility’s service area, South Jersey Gas conducts a thorough and competitive selection process to determine the grant recipients.

The First Responders Grant Program will be offered again in Fall 2023. Program information is available on the South Jersey Gas website at southjerseygas.com/community.

About South Jersey Gas

South Jersey Gas, subsidiary of SJI (NYSE:SJI), delivers safe, reliable, affordable natural gas and promotes energy efficiency to more than 400,000 residential, commercial and industrial customers in Atlantic, Cape May, Cumberland, Salem, and portions of Gloucester, Burlington and Camden counties in New Jersey. For more information, visit southjerseygas.com.

About SJI

SJI (NYSE: SJI), an energy infrastructure holding company based in Folsom, NJ, delivers energy services to customers through two primary subsidiaries: SJI Utilities (SJIU) and SJI Energy Enterprises (SJIEE). SJIU houses the company’s regulated natural gas utility operations, delivering safe, reliable and affordable natural gas to more than 700,000 residential, commercial and industrial customers across New Jersey via its South Jersey Gas and Elizabethtown Gas subsidiaries. SJIEE houses the company’s non-utility operations primarily focused on clean energy development and decarbonization via renewable energy production and energy management activities. Visit sjindustries.com for more information about SJI and its subsidiaries.


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