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APGA Hosts Second
imilar to the member tour that was done by aPGa staff in 2013, the association will once again travel through the
Southeast portion of the country to provide briefings to members in a series of regional meetings. This year's tour
will run from august 15 to august 26 with nine regional meetings for public natural gas systems in the Southeast.
The meetings will be held in: Newport, Tenn.;
Owensboro, Ky.; Jackson, Tenn.; Smithville, Tenn.;
Huntsville, ala.; Pontotoc, Miss.; Destin, fla.; Tifton,
Ga.; and Winder, Ga. The meetings will run from
10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. local time and lunch will be
provided. The briefings will feature presentations
from Bert Kalisch, aPGa's President & CEO, John
Erickson, aPGa's Vice President of Operations, and
Dave Schryver, aPGa's Executive Vice President.
lunch will be provided and a roundtable discussion
will be held. aPGa staff will provide an overview of
aPGa activities and highlight specific advocacy and
operational issues of importance to public natural
gas systems such as pipeline safety, preserving and
enhancing the direct-use of natural gas, natural gas
vehicles, and gas supply.
We strongly encourage our member
representatives to both attend and to bring along
utility board members who want to better understand
the value delivered through your aPGa membership.
These briefings offer members, especially those on a
limited travel budget, an update on aPGa activities,
an opportunity to offer suggestions directly to aPGa
staff, and participation in a roundtable discussion with
other members and staff.
for many aPGa members who attended this
lunch briefing three years ago, it was their first aPGa
event ever. There is no cost to attend. a complete
list of meetings and their locations is included
below. Information on how to register to attend
one of the tour meetings can be found on the aPGa
website at www.apga.org/apgamainsite/events/
Southeast Tour Schedule
August 15 in Newport, Tenn.
This briefing will be held at
Jefferson-Cocke County Gas Utility
District located at 122 Highway 25E,
Newport, TN 37821.
August 18 in Smithville, Tenn.
This briefing will be held at Evins Mill
located at 1535 Evins Mill Rd, Smithville,
August 23 in Destin, Fla.
This briefing will be held at the Sandestin
Golf & Beach Resort located at 9300
Emerald Coast Pkwy, Destin, fl 32541.
August 16 in Owensboro, Ky. This
briefing will be held at Green River area
Development District located at 300
GRaDD Way, Owensboro, KY 42301.
August 19 in Huntsville, Ala. This
briefing will be held at the Westin
at Bridge Street Town Center, 6800
Governors West, Huntsville, al 35806.
August 25 in Tifton, Ga.
This briefing will be held at the UGa
Tifton Campus Conference Center
located at 15 RDC Road, Tifton, Ga 31794.
August 17 in Jackson, Tenn. This
briefing will be held at Casey Jones' Old
Country Store Restaurant located at 56
Casey Jones lane, Jackson, TN 38305.
August 22 in Pontotoc, Miss. This
briefing will be held at Kirk's Grill located
at 371 MS-15, Pontotoc, MS 38863.
August 26 in Winder, Ga. This briefing
will be held at the Winder Community
Center located at 113 E. athens Street,
Winder, Ga 30680.
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