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Fluor-BWXT Kicks Off Annual Employee Giving Campaign to Support Local Communities in Southern Ohio

PIKETON, Ohio -- September 6, 2018 -- Fluor-BWXT Portsmouth (FBP) is pleased to announce the kickoff of the 2018 Employee Giving Campaign at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Portsmouth site in Piketon.  FBP employees as well as other site contractors will join forces over the month of September to raise funds for those in need in Jackson, Pike, Ross and Scioto counties. 

Fluor-BWXT hosts multiple cookouts for employees during the month of September to raise funds for the annual Employee Giving Campaign.  In 2017, more than $177,000 was raised for charitable organizations in Jackson, Pike, Ross and Scioto Counties.

Last year, more than $177,000 was raised through payroll deductions, cookouts, drawings, a 5K run/walk, golf scramble and other activities in the community.  The campaign, which includes both on- and off-site fundraising, is a long-standing tradition at the Portsmouth site – dating back to the 1950’s. In addition to these donations, the Fluor Foundation also matches the “activity” donations fifty cents on the dollar, which makes a huge difference.

“We are excited to announce the start of the 2018 Portsmouth Site Employee Giving Campaign.” Said Bob Smith, Fluor-BWXT Site Project Director.  “Every year, our employees look forward to participating in the campaign, whether it is from a giving standpoint or through their hard work to make it a success. It’s a fun way for all of us to get involved and to provide much needed assistance to those in need throughout our community at the same time.”

All of the proceeds are donated to the Community Fund of Pike County, United Fund of Jackson County, United Way of Ross County, and the Portsmouth Area Ladies (PALS) of Scioto County for local charities.

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Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) and BWX Technologies, Inc. (BWXT) (NYSE: BWXT), two world-class companies with significant Ohio experience, formed FBP  to address the decontamination and decommissioning (D&D) needs at DOE’s Portsmouth Site in Pike County, Ohio. CH2M, another global leader in industrial and environmental projects, provides support. Fluor-BWXT Portsmouth employs 1,900 workers who bring unparalleled experience, insights, and lessons learned from across the DOE complex. The FBP mandate is to clean up the Portsmouth Site safely and compliantly, provide strong uranium stewardship and partner with local communities to achieve a sustainable economic future. For more information, visit www.fbportsmouth.com.