SAN DIMAS, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 20, 2018--
American States Water Company (NYSE:AWR) announced that during the month
of November, its regulated utility subsidiary, Golden State Water
Company (GSWC) worked in partnership with elected officials and
community leaders to distribute more than 8,000 turkeys to organizations
that serve families and individuals with limited resources through its
annual Operation Gobble outreach program.
“GSWC serves 76 communities throughout California, and we are able to
make a big impact through the Operation Gobble program which provides
holiday meals for those who may otherwise go without,” said Robert J.
Sprowls, President and Chief Executive Officer for GSWC. “We appreciate
the partnerships we have with local elected officials and community
organizations to ensure the turkeys find their way to those who need
Operation Gobble is a philanthropic partnership between GSWC, the
California Water Association and local and state elected officials. This
year, GSWC employees distributed turkeys to local community-based
organizations, including The Salvation Army, Boy Scouts of America,
Lions Club, churches, food banks, senior centers and other nonprofits in
the communities it serves.
Operation Gobble has been a GSWC tradition since 1990. Over the last 28
years, GSWC has donated more than 230,000 turkeys through the program.
To learn more about GSWC’s community partnerships and philanthropic
activities, customers are encouraged to visit gswater.com, or follow
@GoldenStateH2O on Twitter and Facebook.
About American States Water Company
American States Water Company is the parent of Golden State Water
Company and American States Utility Services, Inc. Through its utility
subsidiary, Golden State Water Company, AWR provides water service to
approximately 260,000 customers located throughout 10 counties in
Northern, Coastal and Southern California. The company also distributes
electricity to approximately 24,000 customers in the City of Big Bear
Lake and surrounding areas in San Bernardino County, California. Through
its contracted services subsidiary, American States Utility Services,
Inc., the company provides operations, maintenance and construction
management services for water and wastewater systems located on military
bases throughout the country under 50-year privatization contracts with
the U.S. government.
American States Water Company has paid dividends to shareholders every
year since 1931, increasing the dividends received by shareholders each
calendar year for 64 consecutive years, which places it in an exclusive
group of companies on the New York Stock Exchange that have achieved
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