Leadership Windsor-Essex Receives $8K Union Gas Grant

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Leadership Windsor-Essex Program receives $8,000 Union Gas Grant

Leadership Windsor-Essex (LWE), a program of United Way/Centraide Windsor-Essex County received an $8,000 Union Gas grant to help support the development of community leaders.

LWE is one of 22 Leadership programs across Canada which aims to promote and encourage outstanding community leadership and active citizenship by developing participants’ knowledge and skills of the issues that affect Windsor and Essex County. Those who understand its strengths and weaknesses and who are willing to make a personal investment to improve their community’s quality of life become the strongest leaders.

The annual professional training program is designed to expand the number of individuals who are willing to take on leadership roles in business, government, and not-for-profit organizations and to equip them to meet future challenges in the community.

“Union Gas has – once again – displayed their commitment to Windsor-Essex County by investing in our current and future community leaders,” said Lorraine Goddard, CEO, United Way/Centraide Windsor-Essex County. “We are so grateful for their support of this program,” she added.

“At Union Gas, we believe a community belongs to everyone who lives there,” said Ben Townsend, field supervisor utility services, Union Gas. “We want to make life better for our families, our friends, and our neighbours. We’re proud to continue our support of and participation in the Leadership Windsor/Essex program, helping to develop the leadership capabilities of citizens who care about this community.”

Union Gas Limited is a major Canadian natural gas storage, transmission and distribution company based in Ontario with over 100 years of experience and service to customers. The distribution business serves about 1.5 million residential, commercial and industrial customers in more than 400 communities across Ontario. Union Gas, an Enbridge Company-one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers for 2018-has assets of $8.9 billion and approximately 2,300 employees.

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Sherrilynn Colley-Vegh is an award winning leadership consultant and former Director of Leadership Windsor/Essex, Principal, Chief Communications Officer and business owner with over 30 years of experience in education, administration, mentoring, consulting and community leadership. She is also the founder of Girls Rock Windsor, which supports camps across the world to develop leadership, social justice, community awareness, positive self-esteem and a sense of belonging, using music education and performance.