EnCana contributes $256,000 to Sublette County charities
Approves 37 grant requests to local nonprofit and charitable organizations in 2007
by EnCana Oil & Gas (USA) Inc
February 12, 2008
(Pinedale) - Through partnerships with local nonprofit and charitable organizations, EnCana Oil & Gas (USA) Inc. invested $256,000 last year to organizations within Sublette County as part of its commitment to leadership in the field and in the community. While EnCana funds select statewide initiatives, the vast majority of its contributions are directed to local communities where it has active operations.
EnCana’s approval of 37 grant requests in Sublette County in 2007 helped fund a wide range of sustainable community initiatives including:
• The new Sublette Center kitchen
• Soccer fields in Big Piney
• New fair ground bleachers
• A Children’s Discovery Center van
• A new scoreboard for the high school
• Two $10,000 high school scholarships
• Major corporate sponsor of the Pinedale Half Marathon
• Major corporate sponsor of the Curran-Seeley Foundation program to reduce alcohol related driving incidents
EnCana continually looks for community investment and creative partnership opportunities that will make a lasting difference in the communities where it operates. EnCana's community investment program is focused on the following areas: sciences, trades and technology; environment; family and community wellness; community development and sports and recreation. EnCana values community input and encourages residents to share ideas for 2008 community investment contributions reflecting its vision, Energy for People. Please contact Randy Teeuwen at 307-851-8519 or Chris House at 307-352-8900.
Visit www.encanawyoming.com to learn about EnCana’s community investment program, guidelines and how to submit a request for funding.