Union Gas Helps Develop Outstanding Community Leadership Through A $8,000 Grant To Leadership Windsor/Essex

WINDSOR, ON, September 15, 2016 - Union Gas helps support Leadership Windsor/Essex (LWE) to build and sustain a network of community leaders courtesy of an $8,000 grant.

"At Union Gas, we believe that investing in leadership development creates lasting benefits for people and communities," said Sean Collier, district manager for Windsor/Chatham, Union Gas. "We are very pleased to continue our support of Leadership Windsor/Essex in their efforts to help increase the capacity of existing and emerging leaders."

Cheque Presentation to Leadership Windsor/Essex

Photo: Sean Collier, district manager for Windsor/Chatham, Union Gas presents cheque to Becky Parent, executive director, Leadership Windsor/Essex.

Union Gas has been a longtime supporter of Leadership Windsor/Essex and its support has assisted dozens of individuals from the not-for-profit sector participate in the program.  Together with private and public sector colleagues, not-for-profit leaders bring a unique perspective when approaching the challenges that face Windsor/Essex.

"We are very grateful for the continued support of Union Gas as integral to our work in creating positive and lasting community change," said Becky Parent, executive director, Leadership Windsor/Essex.  "Our long-standing partnership has realized the creation of hundreds of community leaders who have gone on to steward countless community boards and committees now equipped with the skills necessary to meet the future challenges of our community."

About Union Gas
Union Gas Limited, a Spectra Energy (NYSE: SE) company, is a major Canadian natural gas storage, transmission and distribution company based in Ontario with over 100 years of experience and service to customers. The distribution business serves about 1.4 million residential, commercial and industrial customers in more than 400 communities across Ontario. Union Gas is one of Canada's Top 100 Employers for 2016, and has assets of $7.2 billion and approximately 2,300 employees. For more information, visit uniongas.com.

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For more information, contact:

Union Gas Limited
David Primorac
External Communications and Media Relations
Ph: 519 436-4600 ext. 5002058

Leadership Windsor/Essex
Becky Parent
Executive Director
Ph: 519-258-3033 ext.1186
Cell: 519-995-8005
Fax: 519-258-2346

For more information, visit leadershipwindsor-essex.org or find us on Twitter and Facebook.