Pembina Pipeline invests $50,000 in volunteer fire departments
CALGARY, Oct. 18, 2011 /CNW/ -On the heels of Alberta's 2011 Fire
Prevention Week (October 9 - October 15), Pembina Pipeline Corporation
today announced its plan to support volunteer fire departments in the
company's operating communities in Alberta and British Columbia.
Pembina will invest a total of $50,000, which will be divided between
the volunteer fire departments in and around the communities of Dawson
Creek, Drayton Valley, Fort McMurray, Fort St. John, Fox Creek, Grande
Prairie, Sherwood Park, Slave Lake, Swan Hills, Valleyview, and
Whitecourt. These dollars will help the local volunteer fire
departments provide services and equipment required to protect the
health and well6being of their communities.
"Safety is a top priority for Pembina. Supporting local volunteer fire
departments is one way Pembina can help ensure that essential services
in our operating communities are equipped to handle emergency
situations," says Eric Dyck, Vice President of Operating Services for
Pembina Pipeline Corporation. "We are committed to supporting programs
that enhance the safety of the communities where we work, live, and
Pembina's community investment program supports non-profit and
charitable organizations based in the communities where we operate. The
company's funding priorities include a wellness component aimed at
directing financial contributions and resources to support programs
that promote wellness and enhance medical or other related services.
Pembina transports crude oil and natural gas liquids produced in western
Canada, owns and operates oil sands pipelines and has a growing
presence in midstream and natural gas services sectors. Pembina's
common shares and convertible debentures are traded on the TSX under
the symbols PPL and PPL.DB.C respectively.
For further information:
Shawn Davis Manager, Communications & Public Affairs (403) 231-7500