ENWIN & The Safety Village Announce Educational Initiative: Up to 10,000 Students Will Learn Powerline Safety Awareness


May 27, 2016

“We look forward to joining forces with ENWIN to educate children and families about electrical powerline safety.” Michael Lucier, Executive Director, The Safety Village

Windsor ON: ENWIN Utilities Ltd. (ENWIN) and The Safety Village have announced a partnership to increase local community awareness about powerline safety.

Through a joint educational initiative, ENWIN and The Safety Village will share a series of six new powerline safety videos with thousands of children from across Windsor and Essex County.

“Our commitment is first and foremost to community safety,” said Barbara Peirce Marshall, Manager of Corporate Communications & Public Relations for ENWIN. “Working with The Safety Village is a wonderful opportunity to educate children and their families, with some really important messages about powerline safety.”

“We are happy to support ENWIN’s efforts to reinforce powerline safety in our community,” said Michael Lucier. “By offering these video messages, we hope to ensure that those who visit The Safety Village take home the knowledge they need to help their families stay safe and make smart decisions around electrical infrastructure.”

ENWIN Utilities Ltd. (ENWIN) is the licensed electricity distribution company, serving customers in the City of Windsor. ENWIN is also licensed operator for the water system owned by Windsor Utilities Commission. ENWIN works to provide a safe, reliable source of electricity and water for our community.

The Safety Village is a not-for-profit community organization that is the recognized leader in providing safety and injury-prevention education programs to residents of Windsor-Essex. Annually, The Safety Village provides onsite safety education programs to as many as 10,000 elementary school children, and their numbers are growing. Since opening their doors, The Safety Village has provided safety programs to more than 110,000 local school children, a figure that does not include the thousands of children and families who attend the numerous programs and events they offer both on and off site.