Unitil Announced as 2014 Heroes Breakfast Title Sponsor in NH

“Together with Unitil, we are proud to recognize New Hampshire residents who have made a real difference in the lives of others in our communities.” - Maria White, CEO of American Red Cross New Hampshire Region

November 8, 2013 –American Red Cross New Hampshire is proud to announce Unitil Corporation, a provider of natural gas and electricity to customers in New England, as the title sponsor of the 2014 Heroes Breakfast hosted by American Red Cross New Hampshire. The Heroes Breakfast honors outstanding individuals or groups who have made a difference in the lives of others through their generosity, caring deeds and selfless acts.

“We could not honor our local heroes without the generous sponsorship and support of companies like Unitil, who has stepped up again to be our 2014 Heroes Breakfast Title Sponsor,” said Maria White, CEO of American Red Cross New Hampshire Region. “Together with Unitil, we are proud to recognize New Hampshire residents who have made a real difference in the lives of others in our communities.”

The 2014 Heroes Breakfast will be held Thursday, March 6, 2014, from 7:30 to 9 a.m. at Southern New Hampshire University’s Dining Center Conference Facility, 2500 North River Road, Manchester. For more information about 2014 Heroes Breakfast sponsorship opportunities, or to nominate a local hero, please visit www.redcross.org/nh.

“Unitil believes in the importance of serving the community and caring for our neighbors,” said Carol Valianti, Unitil’s VP of communications and public affairs. “We are proud to partner with the Red Cross to honor our incredible local heroes who have demonstrated courage, kindness, and unselfish character – their bravery serves as an inspiration to us all.”

For the third year, Unitil is partnering with the American Red Cross in New Hampshire, Maine and North Central Massachusetts to promote public safety, provide efficient emergency response, and support volunteer efforts in the communities it serves. By working together, Unitil and the Red Cross can build safer communities and bring hope to those in need. For more information on Unitil’s partnership with the American Red Cross, please visit http://unitil.com/our-community/partnering-red-cross.

About the American Red Cross:

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 www.redcross.org/nh.

About Unitil Corporation:

Unitil Corporation provides energy for life by safely and reliably delivering natural gas and electricity in New England. We are committed to the communities we serve and to developing people, business practices and technologies that lead to dependable, more efficient energy. Unitil Corporation is a public utility holding company with operations in Maine, New Hampshire and Massachusetts. Together, Unitil’s operating utilities serve approximately 101,700 electric customers and 73,700 natural gas customers. Other subsidiaries include Usource, Unitil’s non-regulated business segment. For more information about our people, technologies and community involvement please visit www.unitil.com.