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9/11 Day of Service Continues for 12th Straight Year

15 September 2021

In this year’s 12th annual 9/11 Day of Service, over 150 volunteers from Urenco USA (UUSA) gave their time to pay tribute to the victims of 9/11 through community service projects in both Eunice and Hobbs.

To ensure that volunteers were able to use Covid-safe practices while giving back to their community, the projects were completed over the course of several days. This year in Hobbs, UUSA sponsored outdoor home improvement projects at three Living Support Homes for Leaders Industries, a local organization that has been advocating for and serving individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families for over 50 years in Lea County. In Eunice, UUSA volunteers refurbished the downtown area and the south cemetery with new trees and bushes and gave the cemetery’s entry gate a fresh coat of paint. 

 “It’s hard to believe that it has been 20 years since the tragedy on September 11, 2001,” stated Karen Fili, UUSA’s President and CEO. “It is a day we will never forget and each year, our UUSA employees eagerly participate in these projects to honor those who lost their lives. I am proud of the many years of service we have been able to organize in their memory and for the opportunity this year to support a very deserving organization, Leaders Industries, and as always, our wonderful hometown city of Eunice because I believe we work here, we live here, and we give here.”

Several companies and organizations helped support the this year’s projects, including: the City of Eunice, Sherwin Williams, J&J Rentals, PB Materials, Lowe’s Home Improvement, Cissy's Food Ministry, and Coyote Candle.

UUSA looks forward to continuing the 9/11 Day of Service project for many years to come.


About Urenco

Urenco is an international supplier of enrichment services and fuel cycle products with sustainability at the core of its business. Operating in a pivotal area of the nuclear fuel supply chain for 50 years, Urenco facilitates zero carbon electricity generation for consumers around the world.

With its head office near London, UK, Urenco’s global presence ensures diversity and security of supply for customers through enrichment facilities in Germany, the Netherlands, the UK and the USA. Using centrifuge technology designed and developed by Urenco, and through the expertise of our people, the Urenco Group provides safe, cost effective and reliable services; operating within a framework of high environmental, social and governance standards, complementing international safeguards.

Urenco is committed to continued investment in the responsible management of nuclear materials; innovation activities with clear sustainability benefits, such as nuclear medicine, industrial efficiency and research; and nurturing the next generation of scientists and engineers.


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