Union Gas Sponsors Annual Children's Hero Awards With $3,500 Grant To Children's Safety Village of Brant

Brantford, ON, May 30, 2017 - Union Gas is helping the Children's Safety Village of Brant recognize young safety heroes in the community and enhance safety education through a $3,500 sponsorship of the annual Children's Hero Awards.

"At Union Gas, we put safety above all else, both on the job and off the job," said Andrea Taylor-Coombs, contact centre manager, Union Gas.  "Because of our safety culture, we're pleased to continue our support of the Children's Hero Awards and other safety programs at the Children's Safety Village of Brant."

Children's Safety Village of Brant Presentation

Photo from left to right: Andrea Taylor-Coombs, contact centre manager, Union Gas, Jeff Oxford, utility services representative, Union Gas & Dr. Vos, Children's Safety Village of Brant

The Children's Hero Awards recognizes children and adults who are actively contributing to a safer community. The Children's Safety Village of Brant teaches children valuable safety lessons helping to prevent injury. Interactive lessons taught by emergency services professionals are saving the lives of children with the support of the community. The Village also hosts learning opportunities for parents and adults who attend special events.

"The Children's Safety Village is proud to host the Kids Hero Awards and acknowledge the incredible kids and adults in our community," said Dr. Leo Vos, board president, Children's Safety Village of Brant. "Union Gas has been a very supportive sponsor of this event and the education goals of the Village for some time and making this recognition opportunity possible."

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
Andrea Stass
Manager, External Communications and Media Relations
Ph: 519 436-5490 or 1-800-571-8446 ext. 5005490
Cell: 519 365-1010

The Children's Safety Village of Brant
Lisa Young
Executive Director
Ph:  519-720-6950

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