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In Our Community

We Are UGI: Supporting Girl Scouts

Amanda Myzick, who works in UGI’s Wilkes-Barre area, has 42 years of Girl Scout experience. She began as a Brownie and moved her way up to be a Junior and a Cadette/Senior Scout. Amanda was awarded

UGI Social Team 15 Mar 2021
Electric

We Are UGI: Celebrating Our Engineers

National Engineers Week is celebrated February 21-27, 2021. Each year, this week calls attention to the contributions engineers make to our society and raises awareness about the role they play in man

UGI Social Team 21 Feb 2021
In Our Community

We Are UGI: Donating to Save Lives

January is National Blood Donor Month, which is the perfect time to resolve to be a regular blood donor and help save lives. UGI employee Denise Yost regularly donates blood through the Central Pennsy

UGI Social Team 18 Jan 2021
In Our Community

Ask for ID: UGI Warns Customers of Potential Scams

Summer’s warm weather and long days are a great time to be outdoors, but the season also draws out individuals looking to take advantage of UGI customers. To help customers stay safe, UGI reminds cu

UGI Social Team 21 Jul 2020
In Our Community

Helping Healthcare Heroes from Home

UGI is proud of employee Heather Cappel, who spent her workdays serving our customers throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, and her free time sewing masks for healthcare workers. Heather went the extra mi

UGI Social Team 13 Jul 2020
In Our Community

UGI Begins Construction on New Training Center Complex

UGI is pleased to announce work is underway in Bern Township, Berks County, on the 40-acre site of UGI’s forthcoming state-of-the-art Training Center. Expected to open for instruction in summer 2021

UGI Social Team 02 Jul 2020
Environment

UGI Fuels Sustainable Snyder County Greenhouse

UGI was pleased to join BrightFarms in Selinsgrove, Pa., on January 28 to celebrate the ceremonial ribbon cutting of the indoor farming company’s newest and largest sustainable greenhouse. The $20 m

UGI Social Team 23 Mar 2020
In Our Community

We Are UGI: Mentoring In Our Communities

UGI is proud of our employees, like Patrice Donahue, who donate their time and resources to mentor our future leaders. Throughout this school year, Patrice is mentoring a high school student and help

UGI Social Team 21 Jan 2020
Electric

UGI Presents Energy Efficiency Check to Dallas School District

UGI presented an Energy Efficiency and Conservation (EE&C) rebate check last month to the Dallas School District for new high efficiency commercial boilers, water heaters and LED fixtures. The ene

UGI Social Team 02 Jan 2020
In Our Community

Ringing in the Holiday Season

UGI joins forces with the Salvation Army this holiday season The Salvation Army is dedicated to doing the most good. Their mission is to feed the hungry, shelter the homeless, provide emergency disast

UGI Social Team 09 Dec 2019
In Our Community

Trick or Treat Safety Tips

Trick or Treating is one of the best parts of Halloween night! However, there’s a fine line between trick or treating fun and safety concerns – especially when out on the road or walking i

UGI Social Team 28 Oct 2019
In Our Community

Learning Theatre Fundamentals at Young Playwrights’ Lab

What better way to learn literacy skills than by creating your own one-act play? Students at Sheridan Elementary took on that task at Touchstone Theatre’s Young Playwrights’ Lab (YPL) this summer.

UGI Social Team 18 Sep 2019
In Our Community

Summer STEM Camp Makes Science Magical

Science can be creative, fun, and even magical! For campers attending Lancaster Science Factory’s summer Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) camp: “Science Magic,” science

UGI Social Team 09 Sep 2019
Environment

New and Improved Rail Trail Celebrates Re-Opening

A ceremonial ribbon-cutting to celebrate the re-opening of sections the D&H Rail Trail and the connecting Lackawanna River Heritage Trail in Northeast Pennsylvania was held at the Forest City Trai

UGI Social Team 20 Aug 2019
In Our Community

Reading is the Hot Topic at ProJeCt of Easton’s SIZZLE! Summer Camp

Shouts of “Ni Hao!” rang out through the classroom as the kindergarten students eagerly greeted their visitors with the Chinese phrase. They were in the middle of their daily morning meeting

UGI Social Team 13 Aug 2019
In Our Community

UGI Empowers Young Women to be “WISE”

Penn State Wilkes-Barre recently welcomed young women entering grades 6 through 8 to their 10th Annual Women in Sciences and Engineering (WISE) Camp. The topic this summer was “Creating a Digital Wo

UGI Social Team 15 Jul 2019
In Our Community

Keeping Motorists & Workers Safe in Work Zones

UGI is committed to building and maintaining a safe and reliable natural gas system that our customers can depend on. Extensive infrastructure improvement projects to reach this goal may cause tem

UGI Social Team 08 Jul 2019
In Our Community

UGI Honors Employee During National Safety Month

In honor of National Safety Month, we’re proud to recognize UGI Meter Reader, Kyle Christman, who recently received national recognition for going above and beyond to act quickly and safely to s

UGI Social Team 17 Jun 2019
Environment

UGI Archbald Helps Rail Trail “Grow”

A group of employee volunteers from UGI’s Archbald location recently spent their afternoon planting trees along the D&H Rail-Trail. The group planted 12 bareroot trees, added mulch and attached

UGI Social Team 03 Jun 2019
In Our Community

UGI Continues Major Capital Improvements in 2019

UGI Utilities will spend more than $187.5 million in fiscal year 2019 to replace natural gas mains and complete a number of system enhancement projects. “UGI remains committed to enhancing the safet

UGI Social Team 21 May 2019
In Our Community

NATO Mission Takes UGI Employee Overseas

In honor of the brave men and women who serve our country in the armed services, UGI is proud to acknowledge May as Military Appreciation Month. In celebration of the many UGI employees who currently

UGI Social Team 13 May 2019
In Our Community

Celebrating Our Community with Thea

As April comes to a close, we’re wrapping up our volunteer month celebrations. But before we sign off, get to know Thea Lind, UGI’s community relations manager in the East Region. Tell us

UGI Social Team 25 Apr 2019
In Our Community

Strengthening Our Communities with Tammie Lowry

UGI continues our month-long celebration of our employee volunteer efforts throughout the communities we live and work in. This week, get to know Tammie Lowry, Community Relations Manager-West Region,

UGI Social Team 23 Apr 2019
In Our Community

Making a Difference: How Ann Blaskiewicz is Shaping Communities in UGI’s North Region

  If you’ve visited some of our communities in Northern Pennsylvania, you may have seen some of the work done by Ann Blaskiewicz, UGI’s Community Relations Manager-North Region and he

UGI Social Team 10 Apr 2019
In Our Community

Meet Lori: UGI’s Community Relations Coordinator

It’s National Volunteer Week! In honor of the team that works tirelessly to support community and volunteer initiatives throughout UGI, we’re profiling members of our Community Relations t

UGI Social Team 09 Apr 2019
In Our Community

Celebrate National Safe Digging Month

Every 9 minutes an underground utility is damaged because someone didn’t make the call to 8-1-1. In an effort to raise awareness about the importance of having underground utility lines marked i

UGI Social Team 02 Apr 2019
In Our Community

Natural Gas Lights Colebrookdale Railroad Yard

The Boyertown Station, home base in Berks County for the historic Colebrookdale Railroad, recently celebrated the lighting of the first two of what will eventually be 50 natural gas lanterns in the ya

UGI Social Team 28 Mar 2019
In Our Community

In Our Communities

At UGI, community is at the heart of all we do and we invest in the communities we serve. As we look back on 2018, UGI Utilities contributed more than $2 million to local organizations. We are a stron

UGI Social Team 14 Jan 2019