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Upcoming Senior Emergency Preparedness Workshop Announced

Northeast, PA - The American Red Cross in partnership with UGI Utilities, Inc., will host a Senior Emergency Preparedness Workshop tomorrow, July 22, 2014 at 11 A.M. The location will be the Active Adult Center – Lee Park Center, located at 140 Lee Park Avenue in Hanover Township, PA 18702.

UGI Utilities, Inc. donated $100,000 to support senior preparedness, fire safety and prevention, and disaster services in both Central and Northeastern Pennsylvania communities served by UGI. Thanks to UGI Utilities, Inc. for their support of this program, all participants will receive a starter Red Cross/UGI Emergency Preparedness Kit and disaster plan information.

About the American Red Cross:

You can help people affected by disasters like floods, fires, tornadoes and hurricanes, as well as countless crises at home and around the world, by making a donation to support American Red Cross Disaster Relief. Your gift enables the Red Cross to prepare for and provide shelter, food, emotional support and other assistance in response to disasters. Visit www.redcross.org or call 1-800-RED-CROSS, (1-800-733-2767). Contributions may also be sent to the American Red Cross, Northeast Pennsylvania Region, 2200 Avenue A, Bethlehem, PA 18017, or your local Red Cross chapters.

The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies about 40 percent of the nation's blood; teaches skills that save lives; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit redcross.org or visit us on Twitter at @RedCross.

About UGI Utilities

UGI Utilities has headquarters in Reading, Pennsylvania and serves 660,000 customers in 45 Pennsylvania counties and one county in Maryland. Customers and community members are invited to visit the UGI website at www.ugi.com; our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/ugiutilities; or follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/ugi_utilities.