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ATCO Gas Donation Adds Sparkle to New Turner Valley Ball Diamonds

Three new fields help make southern Alberta town a destination for summer sports

Kelly McCann, Senior Manager, Calgary South, ATCO Gas and Mayor of Turner Valley, Kelly Tuck are joined by three local ball players
Kelly McCann, Senior Manager, Calgary South, ATCO Gas and Mayor of Turner Valley, Kelly Tuck are joined by three local ball players

EDMONTON, Alberta – ATCO Gas announced today a $7,500 donation to help boost Turner Valley’s reputation for hosting first-class baseball competitions. The funds will be used to help complete three new baseball diamonds in the recreation area where a new soccer field, outdoor swimming pool and water spraypark and are also located.

“As many of our employees, customers and their families live in rural communities across Alberta, ATCO Gas is pleased to support community efforts that not only enrich the quality of community life, but also attract tourism and economic development,” said Bill Stephens, President, ATCO Gas. “Our support is one way we’re helping to build vibrant and healthy communities throughout Alberta.”

“Turner Valley has only one baseball diamond, which isn’t enough to accommodate all of the young families in our area,” says Town of Turner Valley Mayor, Kelly Tuck. “With the support of ATCO Gas and other community-minded businesses, we’re now able to complete the new ball diamonds in time to start hosting baseball and softball competitions in 2015. With the three new diamonds, we’ll see more tournaments being played than ever before.”

ATCO Gas delivers safe, reliable natural gas distribution service to more than 1.1 million customers in nearly 300 Alberta communities and is part of the ATCO Group of Companies. With more than 9,000 employees and assets of approximately $18 billion, ATCO is a diversified global corporation delivering service excellence and innovative business solutions through leading companies engaged in Structures & Logistics (manufacturing, logistics and noise abatement), Utilities (pipelines, natural gas and electricity transmission and distribution) and Energy (power generation and sales, industrial water infrastructure, natural gas gathering, processing, storage and liquids extraction). More information can be found at www.atco.com.

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