Union Gas Supports Junior Achievement London and District With $3,000 Grant

LONDON, ON, August 25, 2017 - Union Gas supports Junior Achievement London and District with a $3,000 grant to help students in the London area build the skills and confidence they need to be future entrepreneurs and business leaders.

Grant Presentation - JA London & District

Bev Robinson, President and CEO, JA London and District, Patti Wilson, Manager Emergency Services, Union Gas & Melissa Derbyshire, Development Officer, JA London and District

"At Union Gas, we believe that investing in education has many rewards," said Patti Wilson, manager emergency services, Union Gas. "We&'re very pleased to support Junior Achievement and their commitment to investing in the future of our youth."

JA London and District is dedicated to educating and inspiring youth to succeed in a global economy.  The JA experience provides free hands-on learning programs to elementary and secondary school students to help them discover leadership, financial literacy, entrepreneurial and work readiness skills so they can achieve their highest potential and future success.

"JA London and District reaches over 6,500 students each year.  We look to expand this reach as we firmly believe all students should have the opportunity to gain the valuable skills that JA programs provide.  Every student in our community deserves to experience the JA advantage," said Bev Robinson, President & CEO, JA London and District.  "We are very grateful to Union Gas for their dedication and financial support. Together, we are taking the lead to ensure our community builds a solid foundation for its youth and future business leaders."

About Union Gas
Union Gas Limited 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 2017, and has assets of $8.2 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

JA London and District
Bev Robinson
President and CEO
Ph: 519 439-4201 ext. 224
Cell: 519 878-6239

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