AVANGRID Volunteers Share Joy of Reading in New Haven & Ansonia Elementary Schools

ORANGE, Connecticut — Nov. 2, 2017 — Nineteen volunteers from AVANGRID, Inc. (NYSE: AGR) and its subsidiaries in Connecticut dropped by New Haven and Ansonia elementary schools recently to share their love of literacy with local schoolchildren.

Ten employee volunteers spent the morning of Oct. 27 with kids in kindergarten through third grade at Wexler-Grant Elementary School in New Haven. Another group of nine visited classrooms at John C. Mead School in Ansonia.

The Read Aloud Day event was organized by AVANGRID’s Employee Volunteer Council in Connecticut. AVANGRID, a diversified U.S. energy company, is the parent company of Orange-based United Illuminating and Southern Connecticut Gas, and East Hartford-based Connecticut Natural Gas.

From left: Boris Yuditskiy, Lucia Palmieri, Colleen Morrison, Phil Surato, Mary Lou Palmieri, Bridgette Hoskie, Shelley Delevante, Ed Crowder, Cynthia Hines and Marietta King at Wexler-Grant Community School in New Haven.

AVANGRID’s Bridgette Hoskie captivates an audience of first-graders at Wexler-Grant Community School, reading “Plenty of Love to Go Around” by Emma Chichester Clark.

From left: Anna Antonucci, Uyen Thy Ho, Lori DeStefano, Deborah Dellavolpe, Iliana Maturino, Lee Feder and Eileen Lopez-Cordone at John C. Mead School in Ansonia (not shown: Cliff Cronan and Tracy Maus).

AVANGRID’s Deborah Dellavolpe enthralls second-graders with her reading of Daniel Kirk’s “Rhino in the House” at Ansonia’s John C. Mead School.

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