$5,000 grant helps organization awe, enlighten and inspire
KITCHENER, ON, Jan. 8, 2013 /CNW/ - Union Gas is helping THEMUSEUM continue to
be a cultural cornerstone in the Kitchener region courtesy of a $5,000 grant
that will help support blockbuster exhibits such as Andy Warhol's Factory, Our
Body: The Universe Within and two features currently on display - the
Treasures of China featuring the Dazu Rock Carvings and James Cameron's
Avatar: The Exhibition.
"At Union Gas we are committed to being active members in the communities we
serve and to working with organizations that contribute to vibrant
communities," said Murray Costello, district manager for Waterloo/Brantford.
"That's why we're so pleased to support THEMUSEUM and the work they do to
enhance the quality of life for citizens in this and surrounding communities."
THEMUSEUM scans the globe for fresh cultural content and uses it to stage
unique experiences for audiences. It's backed by local businesses such as
Union Gas, who help THEMUSEUM continue to bring life and excitement to the
downtown core through content with an exciting and thought-provoking blend of
art, science and technology.
Its reach goes beyond the downtown though, with big plans on tap for the
"We have become relevant to visitors from across southwestern Ontario -
including Toronto - with our recent programming and with the support Union Gas
continues to extend we will continue to grow," said David Marskell,
Over the past 100 years, Union Gas has been privileged to work in more than
400 Ontario communities. In addition to natural gas delivery services for
homes and businesses, Union Gas has contributed to the province through
significant economic investments, hundreds of jobs, millions in municipal
taxes, energy efficiency programs, thousands of volunteer hours for community
organizations, major charitable giving and sponsorships. Last year alone,
Union Gas contributed $3 million to charitable organizations across Ontario,
including more than $900,000 to United Way. For more information visit
THEMUSEUM in downtown Kitchener is a unique cultural destination in our
community. Being described as a non - museum, there are no collections, and
museum programming is untraditional. THEMUSEUM's collection is one of
experience with dynamic interactive that keeps them fresh and not predictable.
The vision of THEMUSEUM is to awe, inspire and enlighten, which is achieved by
focusing on the audience experience. For more information visit themuseum.ca.
About Union Gas
Union Gas Limited is a major Canadian natural gas storage, transmission and
distribution company based in Ontario with 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
northern, southwestern and eastern Ontario. Union Gas, named one of Canada's
Top 100 Employers for 2011, 2012 and 2013, is a Spectra Energy (NYSE: SE)
company with assets of $5.8 billion and approximately 2,200 employees. For
more information, visit uniongas.com.
Connect with us:
Union Gas Limited Andrea Stass Manager, External Communications and Media
Relations Ph: 519 436-5490 or 1-800-571-8446 ext. 5490 Cell: 519 365-1010 Fax:
519 436-4621 firstname.lastname@example.org
THEMUSEUM David Marskell CEO, THEMUSEUM David.Marskell@THEMUSEUM.ca
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