Michigan Gas & Electric helps Flint, Michigan residents and customers amid water crisis

Mar 03, 2016, 17:09 ET from U.S. Gas & Electric

MIRAMAR, Fla., March 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Michigan Gas & Electric ("MIG&E"), a U.S. Gas & Electric company and supplier of natural gas to commercial and residential consumers in the State of Michigan, announced today that the organization is providing its customers residing in Flint, Michigan, with cases of bottled water in order to assist with the ongoing water crisis.

In addition to providing cases of water, MIG&E, on behalf of the Company and its employees, has made a donation to The United Way of Genesee County to support local community relief efforts dedicated to Flint, Michigan.  The United Way of Genesee County has set up a dedicated Flint Water Fund.  One hundred percent of the monies received goes directly to the purchase of filters and bottled water for Flint residents, as well as other emergency support services and prevention efforts (http://www.unitedwaygenesee.org/).

Kevin McMinn, USG&E's Chief Operating Officer, stated:  "We hope these efforts will help support not only our customers, but all of Flint's residents and their families during this difficult time." David Weinberg, USG&E's Chief Financial Officer, added: "We are very touched by our employees' personal contributions to this cause and proud to match their donations."


U.S. Gas & Electric, its subsidiaries and family of companies ("USG&E"), including Michigan Gas & Electric, is a leading retail energy supplier to commercial and residential customers in Connecticut, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania and the District of Columbia.  USG&E provides energy management products and services to more than 250,000 natural gas and electric customers with wide ranges of energy usage patterns and requirements. Over the years, the Company has been acknowledged and featured on the Inc. 500 magazine list as one of the Nation's Fastest Growing Private Companies in America. USG&E, headquartered in Miramar, FL, maintains offices and personnel around the country.  For more information on the Company, visit U.S. Gas & Electric, Inc. (at www.USGandE.com) or contact Anthony Zannini (at 305-947-7880).


SOURCE U.S. Gas & Electric