From left to right: Lisa Ninotti, Lauren Bryson and Don Brominski



Shamokin Dam, PA – 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 growth with a sponsorship of $1,000 to Focus Central Pennsylvania.  A check was presented by UGI representatives Don Brominski, Business Development Director and Lisa Ninotti, Community Relations Program Manager to Focus Central Pennsylvania’s Executive Director, Lauren Bryson.

Focus Central Pennsylvania is a non-profit dedicating 100% of its time and resources to attracting corporate investment in the region to create jobs.  Focus currently serves six (6) contiguous counties in the central part of Pennsylvania, USA with a total population of 311,000; a total labor force of 137,000; and nearly 12,000 business establishments. The counties and major cities include 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

“Focus investors provide the necessary resources for Focus to be prepared to identify opportunities and respond with competitive, collaborative proposals for a higher chance of success in the competitive world of attracting corporation investment” said Don Alexander, Chairman of Focus Central Pennsylvania.

Focus Central Pennsylvania is part of a committed team in the region that is driving economic development for communities in Columbia, Montour, Northumberland, Union, Snyder and Mifflin communities.  The mission of Focus is to effectively promote new corporate investment that results in growth of family sustaining jobs in the region by being a premier economic development marketing alliance for committed partners. Focus pro-actively connects with site location consultants and companies looking to relocate or expand.  This work helps our communities become an even greater place to live and work.

For more information, contact:

Lauren Bryson, 844.293.8719,