EDMONTON, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Jan. 18, 2011) - Please join leaders and employee volunteers from the ATCO Group of Companies as they celebrate and unveil another multi-million dollar pledge to community charities.

WHEN:   Noon – 1:00 pm Lunch (Media invited)
    1:00 pm – 1:30 pm Podium Program 
    NOTE: PHOTO/VIDEO opportunity available at approximately 1:20 p.m.
Where:   Wedgwood Room, Fairmont Hotel MacDonald
    10065 100th Street, Edmonton, AB 
What:   Unveil record amount pledged by ATCO employees
Who:   Siegfried Kiefer, Managing Director, Utilities, ATCO Group
    ATCO Senior Leadership 
    Employee Campaign Committee Chairs 
    Charitable Organization Representation

ATCO Group, with more than 7,500 employees and assets of approximately $10 billion, delivers service excellence and innovative business solutions worldwide with leading companies engaged in Utilities (pipelines, natural gas and electricity transmission and distribution), Energy (power generation, natural gas gathering, processing, storage and liquids extraction), Structures & Logistics (manufacturing, logistics and noise abatement) and Technologies (business systems solutions). More information can be found at www.atco.com.

For more information – or to RSVP, please contact Aric Johnson

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Contact Information: Aric Johnson
ATCO Gas and ATCO Electric