Image: Shown left to right: Dom Brominksi, UGI Utilities Inc. and Lauren Bryson, Focus Central Pennsylvania

Central Pennsylvania – UGI Utilities, Inc (UGI), provider of natural gas and electric services throughout northeastern U.S. is giving back to the community by investing in regional economic growth with an investment of $3,000 to Focus Central Pennsylvania.  A check was presented by UGI representative Don Brominski, Business Development Director to Focus Central Pennsylvania’s Executive Director, Lauren Bryson.

Focus Central Pennsylvania (Focus) is a non-profit dedicating 100% of its time and resources to smart economic growth by attracting quality corporate investment in the region to create career opportunities. Focus currently serves seven (7) contiguous counties in the central part of Pennsylvania, USA with a total population of 468,250; a total labor force of 221,795; and nearly 18,000 business establishments. The counties and major cities include Centre (State College, Bellefonte); Columbia (Bloomsburg, Berwick); Montour (Danville); Union (Lewisburg, Mifflinburg); Snyder (Selinsgrove); Northumberland (Sunbury, Milton); and Mifflin (Lewistown).

Don Brominski, UGI Utilities said “investing in Focus fits in very well with our goal to be involved in the betterment of the communities we service.” UGI Utilities, Inc. is a natural gas and electric utility headquartered in Reading, Pennsylvania serving more than 660,000 customers in eastern and central Pennsylvania. The company is a wholly owned subsidiary of UGI Corporation, based in Valley Forge. Additional information about UGI is available at www.ugi.com.

“Focus investors provide the necessary resources for Focus to be prepared to identify opportunities and respond with quality, targeted proposals for a higher chance of success in the competitive world of attracting corporate investment” said Jennifer Myers, VP of Economic Development for Centre County Chamber of Business & Industry and Chair of Focus Central Pennsylvania.

Focus Central Pennsylvania is part of a committed team in the region that is driving smart economic growth for communities in Centre, Columbia, Montour, Northumberland, Union, Snyder and Mifflin communities.  This work helps our communities become an even greater place to live and work.