Union Gas Supports Community Leadership Development Program Through $5,000 Grant To Leadership Waterloo Region

Waterloo, ON, November 2, 2017 - Union Gas helps encourage leadership development in Waterloo Region by supporting the Community Leadership Development Program courtesy of a $5,000 grant awarded to Leadership Waterloo Region (LWR).

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Names, from left to right: Kathie Must, Board chair, Leadership Waterloo, Murray Costello, district manager Waterloo/Brantford, Union Gas and Rosemary Smith, executive director, Leadership Waterloo

"At Union Gas, we believe that investing in education has many rewards," said Murray Costello, district manager Waterloo/Brantford, Union Gas. "Our continued support of Leadership Waterloo Region and its Community Leadership Development Program will make a real and lasting contribution to the future of the Waterloo region."

Leadership Waterloo Region's core program brings together established and emerging community leaders to build a network that will continue the vision of those who built an amazing Region. Tailored for busy professionals, participants from business, government and social-profit, are provided an opportunity to explore personal leadership styles, practice leadership skills in a group setting and learn more about the community including its opportunities and challenges.

"Union Gas has been a strong partner in our work since 2003. We are delighted to welcome them back again this year. Their generous gift strengthens both their employees and the community. Union Gas has had participants in our leadership program and continues to do so this year as well. All Union Gas participants are exceptional leaders and contribute broadly to community leadership in Waterloo Region." says Rosemary Smith, interim executive director. "This generous donation from Union Gas helps build a better Waterloo Region."

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 1.5 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 Waterloo Region
Rosemary Smith
Interim Executive Director
Ph: 519-742-7338

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