Xcel Energy Day of Service on the Clayton Campus September 8, 2012

Xcel Energy to join Clayton Early Learning for Day of Service
More than 1,250 to take part in September 8 Day of Service activities

DENVER – September 7, 2012 - As part of the company’s 2012 Day of Service, Xcel Energy employees and their families will volunteer at Clayton Early Learning (3801 Martin Luther King Blvd.) on Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012, from 8:00-11:00 a.m.

“We are thrilled to have been selected by Xcel Energy as a site for their Day of Service this fall.  Partnering with the Xcel volunteers to preserve and maintain our 20-acre historic campus is invaluable to us in order for our physical learning environment to match our academic commitment. We truly appreciate all of the hard work and energy they are devoting to us,” said Charlotte Brantley, president and CEO of Clayton Early Learning.

“Xcel Energy’s employees are dedicated to giving back to the communities we serve, and our annual Day of Service provides us with a large-scale opportunity to help many organizations in one day while honoring the victims and first responders of 9/11,” said David Eves, president and CEO of Public Service Company of Colorado, an Xcel Energy company.

Day of Service projects will take place throughout the Denver Metro area, as well as throughout Colorado including Silverthorne, Greeley, Fort Collins, Pueblo and Sterling.

For more information about Xcel Energy’s 2012 Day of Service, contact Denise Queen at Clayton Early Learning at 303-249-0455, or contact Xcel Energy at 303-294-2061.

About Clayton Early Learning
Clayton Early Learning is Colorado’s leading catalyst in providing and improving early education during the critical prenatal-to-5 period.  The non-profit organization, which includes an onsite Educare School, harnesses the synergy of research, practice and training to close learning gaps for the children who need it most.  Through its public and private partnerships, Clayton Early Learning drives system change throughout the state championing the fact that quality early education can and does change lives.  For more information visit www.claytonearlylearning.org.