CenterPoint Energy recognized with the 2017 Southern Gas Association (SGA) Community Service award

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CenterPoint Energy recognized with the 2017 Southern Gas Association (SGA) Community Service award

May 23, 2017

May 23, 2017 – CenterPoint Energy has been honored with the 2017 Southern Gas Association (SGA) Community Service award, recognizing the company's natural gas safety education website, Safe and Smart with Buddy Blue Flame™. The Community Service Award is given annually to recognize the SGA member company with the most effective service or outreach program that improves the community.

The award was presented at the organization's recent Management Conference in Baltimore, MD. Some of the requirements include: problem solving through a specific action, decision, program or initiative with definite, substantive results during the eligible calendar year."The Community Service Awards program offered CenterPoint Energy an opportunity to share our new educational website, Safe and Smart with Buddy Blue Flame," said Diane M. Englet, senior director of Corporate Community Relations. "This natural gas safety education website is part of CenterPoint Energy's ongoing efforts to encourage people of all ages to focus on safety."

CenterPoint Energy's natural gas safety education website was launched in 2016 to teach students of all ages about natural gas concepts and how to be safe around natural gas. The website is viewable on most mobile devices and can be used by educators on interactive whiteboards in the classroom and is also a tool for parents. The site features downloadable activity sheets that promote literacy and math skills, as well as teaching about natural gas safety.  The interactive games simulate popular video games in offering multi-level and multi-player formats.

 

 

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