Atlanta Gas Light and News/Talk 750 WSB Solicit Nominations for the 2006 Shining Light Award
October 3, 2005
ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 3, 2005--Atlanta Gas Light (AGL), a subsidiary of Atlanta-based AGL Resources (NYSE: ATG), and WSB Radio announced today the call for nominations for the 2006 Shining Light Award.
Established in 1963, the prestigious Shining Light Award each year recognizes an outstanding Georgian who has inspired the lives of others through community service. The award is an ever-burning old-fashioned gas light.
Past recipients include: Alana Shepherd (2005); the late Atlanta Mayor Maynard Jackson (2004) former President Jimmy Carter; Ambassador and former Atlanta Mayor Andrew Young; entrepreneurs and philanthropists J.B. Fuqua and Truett Cathy; and baseball legend Henry "Hank" Aaron, to name a few.
To nominate an individual, submit a letter of no more than two pages by October 31, 2005 to Atlanta Gas Light Shining Light Award Program, P.O. Box 4569, Location 1662, Atlanta, Ga. 30302-4569. (Or email Ngold@aglresources.com.) Nominations may also be sent to WSB Radio via their Web site - www.WSBRadio.com/ShiningLight.
Nominees must be residents of Georgia who have made outstanding contributions to the community. At the award celebration in the spring of 2006, the Shining Light Award recipient will receive a donation for their cause from the AGL Resources Private Foundation. In addition, a continuously burning gas light and bronze plaque will be erected at a place of the recipient's choosing as a lasting tribute to their achievements.
About Atlanta Gas Light Atlanta Gas Light, a wholly owned subsidiary of AGL Resources (NYSE: ATG), provides delivery service to more than 1.6 million customers in Georgia. In operation since 1856, the company is one of the oldest corporations in the state. For more information, visit www.atlantagaslight.com.
About AGL Resources AGL Resources (NYSE: ATG), an Atlanta-based energy services holding company, serves 2.3 million customers in six states through its utility subsidiaries - Atlanta Gas Light, Elizabethtown Gas in New Jersey, Virginia Natural Gas, Florida City Gas, Chattanooga Gas, and Elkton Gas in Maryland. A Fortune 1000 company that ranks number 46 in the Fortune gas and electric utilities sector, AGL Resources reported 2004 revenue of $1.8 billion and net income of $153 million. The company also owns Houston-based Sequent Energy Management, an asset manager serving natural gas wholesale customers throughout the East and Midwest. As a 70 percent owner in the SouthStar partnership, AGL Resources markets natural gas to consumers in Georgia under the Georgia Natural Gas brand. AGL Networks, the company's telecommunications subsidiary, owns and operates fiber optic networks in Atlanta and Phoenix. The company also owns and operates Jefferson Island Storage & Hub, a high-deliverability natural gas storage facility near the Henry Hub in Louisiana. For more information, visit www.aglresources.com.
About WSB Radio NewsTalk 750 WSB is Atlanta's source for news, weather, traffic, entertaining and informative talk and University of Georgia football. WSB is the home of nationally syndicated talk show hosts Neal Boortz and consumer watchdog Clark Howard. NewsTalk 750 WSB has been ranked by Arbitron media research as the nation's number one news/talk station. The station is owned and operated by Cox Radio Inc. (CXR) which is the country's third largest radio holding company, owning 78 stations clustered in 18 markets.
CONTACT: AGL Resources, Atlanta Media Relations Nick Gold, 404-584-3457 Cell: 404-275-9501 email@example.com
SOURCE: AGL Resources