AGL Resources to Dedicate Sixth Habitat for Humanity Home
June 2, 2006
WHO: Atlanta-based AGL Resources (NYSE:ATG), the parent company of Atlanta Gas Light, will dedicate the sixth Habitat for Humanity home built by the company in Atlanta at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 3, 2006.
John W. Somerhalder II, president and CEO of AGL Resources and Suzanne Sitherwood, president of Atlanta Gas Light and senior vice president of Southern Operations at AGL Resources, will speak at the dedication and present the keys to the new homeowners, La’Shune Stargell and Bernard Leach, and their children, Contravious and Breshune.
WHAT: With volunteer assistance from employees, this marks the sixth Habitat home built by AGL Resources and Atlanta Gas Light employees in Atlanta.
AGL Resources has participated on the Board of Atlanta Habitat for Humanity since the late 1990’s and completed a commitment made in 2001 to build five Atlanta Habitat houses in five years. The company’s Volunteer or V-Force completed that goal in 2005 and began helping construct a sixth house in April 2006.
WHERE: The address of the sixth AGL Resources and Atlanta Gas Light Habitat home is 646 S. Grand Ave. N.W., Atlanta, Georgia, 30318.
WHEN: 2 p.m. Saturday, June 3, 2006
WHY: AGL Resources and Atlanta Gas Light, a 150-year old Georgia company, are committed to community service. In addition to building six Habitat homes in Atlanta, the company at its annual meeting on May 3, 2006 donated 13 acres in Metro Atlanta to the Atlanta Habitat for Humanity to be used to site and build up to 40 homes. The 13-acre parcel includes a ten-acre plot and a three-acre plot in Fairfield Heights (1.5 miles east of the intersection of 1- 285 and 1-20 West).