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October’s Featured Associate Member: Clearwater Gas System

Clearwater Gas System (CGS) is owned and operated as an enterprise utility by the City of Clearwater and operates over 800 miles of underground gas main and handles the supply and distribution of both Natural and Propane (LP) gas throughout northern Pinellas County and western Pasco County.

As a “full service” gas utility, CGS provides gas appliance sales and service, construction and maintenance of underground gas mains and service lines, and 24 hour response to any gas emergency call within the service area. Clearwater Gas System is regulated for safety by the Florida Public Service Commission and the Federal Department of Transportation. CGS has been serving customers in the Clearwater area for over 75 years (since 1923) when operations were begun with a manufactured gas plant operation. In 1959, when natural gas transmission lines were extended to peninsular Florida, CGS discontinued the manufacturing of gas and began receiving piped natural gas from Florida Gas Transmission.

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September’s Featured Member: The Juvenile Welfare Board of Pinellas County

The Juvenile Welfare Board is a publicly funded, mission-driven organization that is all about Pinellas County children and families and believes all kids matter.

The JWB improves their lives through programs, partnerships and advocacy that ultimately benefit the whole community. JWB responsibly invests in programs with proven results and creates innovative partnerships that benefit tens of thousands of children and families each year. Their efforts also strengthen neighborhoods, communities and schools, making this a better place for everyone to live.

JWB is governed by an 11–member Board of Directors and has identified three strategic focus areas: School Readiness, School Success, and the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect.

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