For Williams and employees, 2016 was a year of giving back

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Wherever we operate, Williams is recognized for our philanthropy and employee commitment to our communities. The year 2016 was no different as Williams’ volunteerism and giving directly touched lives in 45 states. Here’s a closer look at Williams in 2016: Hundreds of employees gave back through community volunteerism by serving on nonprofit boards, as school mentors, … Continue reading For Williams and employees, 2016 was a year of giving back

Application deadline approaching for Pennsylvania community grants

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Pennsylvania organizations that support emergency services, environmental preservation, youth and senior services are eligible for funding provided by the Atlantic Sunrise Community Grant Program. Established in 2015, the program is intended to benefit community organizations in areas affected by Williams’ Atlantic Sunrise pipeline project. The fourth cycle online application deadline is March 1, 2017. For … Continue reading Application deadline approaching for Pennsylvania community grants

Colorado Conservation districts appreciate “donation”

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A clerical error in Rio Blanco County, Colorado, caused Williams and other companies to pay unnecessary property taxes that benefitted the White River and Douglas Creek conservation districts. Instead of asking for the money back, Williams agreed to waive the reimbursements because of the impact it would have on the conservation districts. According to the … Continue reading Colorado Conservation districts appreciate “donation”

Keeping streams clean in Northcentral Pennsylvania

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A grant to Northcentral Pennsylvania Conservancy (NPC) through the Atlantic Sunrise Community Grant Program helped the organization take the first step in their efforts to improve streams in agricultural areas being compromised due to erosion, sediment and run-off from agricultural operations. NPC also was able to get matching funds for the grant through the PA … Continue reading Keeping streams clean in Northcentral Pennsylvania

Williams Fluid Power Challenge returns for third year

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Students representing 29 Pennsylvania middle school teams from Fayette, Westmoreland and Greene counties recently convened at Penn State Fayette – Eberly Campus, for the third annual Williams Fluid Power Challenge. The Williams Fluid Power Challenge, hosted by the Fayette Business Education Partnership, is a competition that gets middle school students excited about Science, Technology, Engineering … Continue reading Williams Fluid Power Challenge returns for third year

1st School-based health clinic in Douglas County, Georgia receives boost from Williams

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Douglas County’s efforts to develop its first school-based health clinic recently received a shot in the arm as energy infrastructure operator Williams donated $3,500 through its Dalton Expansion Project grant program to support Communities in Schools and its mission to make health care services available to students. Communities in Schools is the largest dropout prevention organization in … Continue reading 1st School-based health clinic in Douglas County, Georgia receives boost from Williams

River ‘Lights On’ in Tulsa

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In our headquarters city, Williams has been a longtime supporter of River Parks, Tulsa’s jewel of forests and green space along the Arkansas River. And for several years, Williams has sponsored River Lights, a family festival and 5k, held each December. That tradition continued on a rainy Saturday afternoon as our senior vice president and … Continue reading River ‘Lights On’ in Tulsa

Williams’ legacy of giving echos spirit of #GivingTuesday

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“You should never miss an opportunity to do something good or make a positive impact.” Williams and its employees take this adage to heart, and #GivingTuesday is a perfect fit with the Williams giving spirit. Celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday kicks off … Continue reading Williams’ legacy of giving echos spirit of #GivingTuesday

Williams Route 66 Marathon is more than a race for these employees

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For many employees, the Williams Route 66 Marathon is more than a work event. It’s a family affair. Sherylen Booth will participate this year with her husband and two sons. They’ll be in several different races but all running with the same goal: to do their best while having a good time. “My eight-year-old Simon and … Continue reading Williams Route 66 Marathon is more than a race for these employees

Innovative bakery cooking with Williams dough

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Fire departments, schools, libraries and townships are a few of the 40 Pennsylvania organizations that will receive more than $350,000 in funding this fall from Williams through its bi-annual Atlantic Sunrise community grant program. Grants up to $10,000 per applicant are being awarded by Williams to eligible organizations in communities where the proposed Atlantic Sunrise … Continue reading Innovative bakery cooking with Williams dough

Rockaway community organizations benefit from $124,000 in grants

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Local emergency services, community, educational and environmental initiatives are benefiting from more than $124,000 in grants distributed to community organizations that reside in, and /or provide services to Rockaway, N.Y. and the surrounding area. Williams recently announced the latest recipients of the Rockaway Community Grant Program, awarding grants up to $15,000 each to 25 local … Continue reading Rockaway community organizations benefit from $124,000 in grants