Union Gas Supports The Development Of Community Leaders Through An $8,000 Grant To Leadership Windsor/Essex

Windsor, ON, June 12, 2017 - Union Gas continues to support the development of community leaders through an $8,000 grant to Leadership Windsor/Essex.

"At Union Gas we feel strongly about working with our neighbours to make great communities even better," said Neil Quenneville, construction and growth manager, Union Gas. "We're proud to continue our support of Leadership Windsor/Essex in their efforts to develop the leadership capabilities of citizens who care about this community."

Leadership Windsor/Essex Presentation

Becky Parent, former Director of Leadership Windsor/Essex; Leslie Frattaroli, Vice President, Engagement and Donor stewardship at United Way/Centraide Windsor - Essex County; Bryanna Smith - Leadership Windsor Essex graduate, class of 2017, district EIT II, Union Gas; Neil Quennville - Leadership Windsor Essex graduate, class of 2011, manager construction & growth, Union Gas

Leadership Windsor/Essex, a program of United Way/Centraide Windsor-Essex County, is one of 22 Leadership programs across Canada which aims to promote and encourage outstanding community leadership and active citizenship by developing participants' knowledge and skills of the issues that affect Windsor and Essex County.  Those who understand its strengths and weaknesses and who are willing to make a personal investment to improve their community's quality of life become the strongest leaders.  The annual professional training program is designed to expand the number of individuals who are willing to take on leadership roles in business, government, and not-for-profit organizations and to equip them to meet future challenges in the community.

"Leadership Windsor/Essex aims to nurture networks of people with a sense of community trusteeship, who work together to build a thriving community," says Lorraine Goddard, ceo, United Way/Centraide Windsor-Essex County. "Union Gas has shown steadfast leadership, empowering our community's best and brightest people to solve local problems and create transformational change in Windsor-Essex County."

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

Leadership Windsor/Essex
Leslie Frattaroli
Vice President, Engagement and Donor Stewardship
Ph:  519 258-0000 ext.1150
Cell:  519-980-5564

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