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Southern California Edison Celebrates The Achievements of Black Inventors

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Southern California Edison (SCE) joins the nation in celebrating the history of Black achievers at its 5th Annual Black History Celebration luncheon.  The event took place at SCE's Customer Technology Application Center (CTAC) in Irwindale, CA with Beverly White as the emcee and John W. Mack as the keynote speaker.

"It is with great honor that SCE makes a special tribute to four inventors who have had a lasting impact on science, technology and our industry.  We are thankful for Clayton Webb, Joseph Jackson, Keith E. Gipson and the late Peter J. Hutchinson," said Cecil House, vice president, safety, SCE.

The Black History Celebration is organized by SCE employees to promote cultural and ethnic diversity through educational and development programs. SCE's CTAC is a 47,000 square foot facility that provides energy efficiency seminars, technology demonstrations and special events for residential and business customers.

Pictured L to R: John Mack, president, Los Angeles Police Commission; Keith E. Gipson, inventor; Beverly White, anchorwoman, KNBC 4; Clayton Webb, inventor; Joseph Jackson, inventor; and Cecil House, vice president, safety, Southern California Edison

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