Tulsa employees build Habitat house to support colleague

When a food service worker in Williams’ Tulsa headquarters expressed a desire to acquire her own home through Habitat for Humanity, our employees jumped at the chance to help this friend who has served us for years in the lunch line and in catering services throughout the building. “I really appreciate all my friends from Williams … Continue reading Tulsa employees build Habitat house to support colleague

Williams volunteers build bikes for Pennsylvania youth

Williams volunteers were on hand during the United Way of Southwestern PA’s fitUnited Build-A-Bike challenge at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh on Thursday. More than 150 local students paired up with 50 teams of local volunteers to construct new bikes for children. Williams was the safety sponsor of the event. Many of the children, ages 8-11 had … Continue reading Williams volunteers build bikes for Pennsylvania youth

Williams receives excellence award from City of Whitesburg, GA library

As part of the Dalton Expansion Project that will provide additional reliable natural gas service to utility companies in northwest Georgia, Williams has been getting to know residents of the City of Whitesburg in Carroll County. By listening to community members, Williams chose to invest dollars in the City of Whitesburg’s public library, which is part … Continue reading Williams receives excellence award from City of Whitesburg, GA library

Competitive swimming is a family affair in Wyoming

With the large number of lakes, ponds, creeks and rivers running through Wyoming, and with drowning being the number two cause of death in the U.S., the ability to swim is an essential life skill. This is a skill that Timer Penrod, senior operations technician in Douglas, WY, and his family take seriously. Penrod and … Continue reading Competitive swimming is a family affair in Wyoming

Williams supports FIRST Robotics regional competitions

As part of our 2017 STEM education support, we sponsored six FIRST Robotics regional competitions this year – Houston, Oklahoma City, Salt Lake City, Pittsburgh, Canton, OH and the North Texas Regional in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. This year’s theme “STEAMWorks” is a nod to the late 19th century scientists and inventors. The student participants … Continue reading Williams supports FIRST Robotics regional competitions

To the rescue: Williams helps responders update rescue equipment

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Fire departments, schools, parks and townships are a few of the 44 Pennsylvania organizations that will receive $326,800 in funding this spring from Williams through its bi-annual Atlantic Sunrise community grant program. Two of the emergency response organizations in Lebanon County, Pa., are the Friendship Fire Company and the Lawn Volunteer Fire Company, both of … Continue reading To the rescue: Williams helps responders update rescue equipment

Emergency, pipeline crews work together during training exercise

Nearly 100 people participated in an emergency training exercise in central Virginia recently to ensure that emergency personnel are adequately prepared in the event of a natural gas pipeline emergency. Williams coordinated the training exercise along its Transco pipeline in Concord, Va., enlisting the participation of the local utility company, as well as responders from the Virginia … Continue reading Emergency, pipeline crews work together during training exercise

American Kennel Club posthumously honors last surviving 9/11 dog

The American Kennel Club (AKC), the nation’s largest purebred dog registry and leading advocate for dogs, posthumously presented the last surviving 9/11 search and rescue dog, Bretagne, with the 2017 Empire State Award for Canine Excellence (ACE) on Tuesday, March 21. This award recognizes canine heroes who have significantly impacted the community while serving in … Continue reading American Kennel Club posthumously honors last surviving 9/11 dog

NYC emergency responders receive boost from Williams community grants

Local emergency services, community, educational and environmental initiatives are benefiting from more than $91,000 in grants distributed to community organizations that reside in, and /or provide services to the area surrounding Rockaway, N.Y. Williams – a major operator of natural gas infrastructure in New York – recently announced the latest recipients of the Rockaway Community Grant … Continue reading NYC emergency responders receive boost from Williams community grants

Petro Pro presentation inspires love of rocks

Zac Tunin and I have something in common. We’re both volunteers with the Oklahoma Energy Resources Board’s “Petro Pro” program that brings energy professionals to classrooms across Oklahoma, teaching kids about our state’s natural energy resources. Zac, a student at Oklahoma State University, is studying to become a geologist because he was inspired by a … Continue reading Petro Pro presentation inspires love of rocks