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Northwest Natural Gas : Local Education Services Receive a Boost of $89,000 From NW Natural

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07/18/2017 | 12:27 am

Local Education Services Receive a Boost of $89,000 From NW Natural

PORTLAND, Ore. - Inspiring the next generation of leaders, NW Natural (NYSE: NWN) is awarding grants to 11 education organizations in Oregon and Southwest Washington. From early education fundamentals to higher education and technical training, NW Natural's grants, totaling $77,000 this year, will impact learners of all ages and backgrounds.

The grants are awarded by NW Natural's shareholders as part of its Corporate Philanthropy Fund. In fact, each year NW Natural gives nearly $1 million to local nonprofits supporting children and families, arts and education and the environment.

'One of the core principles of our philanthropic giving is to support kids and families at risk in our community,' says Von Summers, NW Natural's community relations manager. 'We're proud to recognize the tremendous work that this year's grant recipients are doing to instill a love of learning.'

The 12 education service groups receiving grants from NW Natural include:

Learn more about NW Natural's corporate philanthropy efforts and the 2017-2019 Nonprofit Programs of Focus.

About NW Natural

NW Natural (NYSE:NWN) is headquartered in Portland, Ore., and provides natural gas service to more than 725,000 residential, commercial and industrial customers in Oregon and Southwest Washington. It is the largest independent natural gas utility in the Pacific Northwest. Additional information is available at www.nwnatural.com.

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