Atlanta Gas Light Employees March for Stronger, Healthier Babies
The company will participate in the March for Babies walks in metropolitan Atlanta, and Hall and Gwinnett counties.
ATLANTA - April 26, 2013 – At Atlanta Gas Light, efforts that give back to the community are not a dime a dozen. The company has a rich history of partnering with March of Dimes to give all babies a healthy start.
That support continued this month as Atlanta Gas Light kicked off the annual fundraising campaign to benefit research, education and innovative programs that help save premature babies born with severe health problems.
Employees from Atlanta Gas Light gathered with friends and families at Longwood Park in Gainesville, Ga. on Saturday, April 20, and will come together at Suwanee Town Center Park in Suwanee, Ga. and Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta on Saturday, April 27 to take part in the March for Babies walks, which celebrates its 75th anniversary. Their efforts will be supported by fellow employees from the AGL Resources’ family of companies as they walk in six communities throughout four states.
“Each day we strive to give back to the communities where we live and work,” said Bryan Batson, president of Atlanta Gas Light. “Our support of March of Dimes is one of the ways we work to make a difference in the community and demonstrate one of our core values – generosity of spirit.”
The March for Babies is the March of Dimes signature event, with more than 900 walks nationwide.
About Atlanta Gas Light
Atlanta Gas Light, a wholly owned subsidiary of AGL Resources (NYSE: GAS), provides natural gas delivery service to more than 1.5 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: GAS) is an Atlanta-based energy services holding company with operations in natural gas distribution, retail operations, wholesale services, midstream operations and cargo shipping. As the nation’s largest natural gas-only distributor based on customer count, AGL Resources serves approximately 4.5 million utility customers through its regulated distribution subsidiaries in seven states. The company also serves approximately 1.5 million retail customers through its SouthStar Energy Services joint venture and Nicor National, which markets natural gas and related home services. Other non-utility businesses include asset management for natural gas wholesale customers through Sequent Energy Management, ownership and operation of natural gas storage facilities, and ownership of Tropical Shipping, one of the largest containerized cargo carriers serving the Bahamas and Caribbean region. AGL Resources is a member of the S&P 500 Index. For more information, visit www.aglresources.com.
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Kristie Swink Benson