Submitted by MCN Energy Group, Inc.
The fifth annual 'Birdie for Warmth Heat
Bank Open' golf tournament netted $76,000 for MichCon's Heat Bank program.
The money will help senior citizens, disabled, unemployed and low-income
customers keep their homes warm this winter.
The tournament was co-sponsored by Gas Workers Local #80 and MichCon, will
all proceeds benefiting the Heat Bank program. Severe rains didn't damper the
golfers' spirits, who donated $38,000 in advertising, sponsorship and
participation. MichCon shareholders match, dollar-for-dollar, the money
raised, bringing the total to $76,000.
Since 1982, Heat Bank has been able to help more than 72,400 families in
Michigan keep their homes warm during winter months.
The event was held at Chandler Park Golf Course on July 29.
MichCon is one of the nation's largest natural gas distributors, with 1.2
million Michigan families and businesses relying on MichCon for their energy
needs. MichCon is a wholly owned subsidiary of MCN Energy Group Inc.
(NYSE: MCN). Visit MichCon's Web site at http://www.michcon.com
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