Tag: Puerto Rico

Ameren workers from Missouri, Illinois heading to Puerto Rico to help accelerate power restoration

In an effort to step up on-going power restoration and rebuilding efforts following the catastrophic destruction of Hurricanes Irma and Maria, Ameren Corporation will deploy additional restoration workers to Puerto Rico in January. St. Louis-based Ameren, which powers 2.4 million electric customers and more than 900,000 natural gas customers in a 64,000-square-mile area, is sending nearly 75 line workers and additional support personnel as part of the effort. Beginning a 2,000-plus mile journey, equipment from Ameren, […]

RELEASE: Yadier Molina kicks off mega charity event in Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Yadier Molina, catcher of the St. Louis Cardinals and captain of the 2017 Puerto Rico National Baseball Team, is hosting the second edition of Yadier Molina Home Run Derby & Celebrity Softball Game set for Saturday, December 9 at San Juan’s Hiram Bithorn Stadium. This fun-filled charity event benefitting Foundation 4, a nonprofit organization founded by Yadier and his wife Wanda Torres in 2010, will help raise hurricane relief aid […]

Clayton Battalion Chief aids hurricane recovery in Puerto Rico

Weeks have passed since Hurricane Maria first made landfall in Puerto Rico, but the destruction left in its wake and the daily struggle for basic needs were on full display once Jeff Counts arrived there in September. “I wanted to do whatever I could to help these people,” said Counts, a Battalion Chief with the Clayton Fire Department. Counts is also part of the Federal Disaster Relief Team, a group of volunteer first-responders that traveled […]