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Home Local Maryland Government Announcement Originally published May 30, 2013

BGE Invites Members of the Media to See the 811 Bike at Friday's Lineman for a Day Event



All,
 
Please see the attached media advisories for tomorrow’s BGE Lineman for a Day event. In addition to the hands-on events for members of the media, BGE will have the nationally touring custom 811 (Miss Utility) motorcycle at the event. Custom emergency preparedness kits will be available for participants as well. Please RSVP if you are planning on attending by emailing me atRachael.Lighty@bge.com or by calling the media line to confirm. Thanks and we hope to see you there.  
 

BGE Invites Members of the Media to See the 811 Bike at Friday’s Lineman for a Day Event

Nationally touring custom motorcycle stops at BGE’s May 31 “Lineman for Day” event in White Marsh to emphasize the importance of calling 811 before digging
 
 

WHO:          Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE) safety and training personnel

WHAT
:        BGE will be hosting the 811 Bike, a custom motorcycle built by Paul Jr. Designs for One Call Concepts which manages one-call center operations, such as Miss Utility in Maryland, in 14 states and DC. Featured on episodes of American Chopper: Senior vs. Junior on the Discovery Channel, the 811 Bike was designed to highlight the importance of calling 811 before digging.  This is critical not only for safety, but also service reliability, a focus of BGE’s “Lineman for Day” event that gives members of media the opportunity to experience first-hand the techniques, and also challenges, associated with restoring service following storms.

WHEN:
        Friday, May 31, 2013
11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

WHERE:
      BGE’s White Marsh Learning and Training Center
11350 Pulaski Highway
White Marsh, MD 
 
Note:            In order to participate in the event, members of the media must wear sturdy shoes and secure pants. There will be no exceptions. For security purposes, please provide names of individuals who will be attending to Rachael Lighty atrachael.lighty@bge.com <mailto:rachael.lighty@bge.com. Thank you.