Bob Michaleski, local philanthropist and retired CEO, believes "All In"
for Youth is a difference maker
CALGARY, March 31, 2014 /CNW/ - Bob Michaleski, retired Chief Executive
Officer of Pembina Pipeline Corporation ("Pembina" or the "Company")
(TSX: PPL; NYSE: PBA), gave a million reasons for why he believes in
the importance of supporting the youth in our city and province. Mr.
Michaleski retired from Pembina on December 31, 2013 after 35
years-of-service and was gifted by the Company's Board of Directors
with the opportunity to make $1 million worth of donations to his
charity or charities of choice. His chosen charity - United Way of
Calgary and Area.
A long time supporter and volunteer of United Way, Mr. Michaleski
requested the entire amount - $1 million - be donated to their All In
for Youth initiative — a 'movement of citizens, companies,
organizations and government working together to ensure more youth
successfully complete high school and transition to further education,
work and adult life.'
"I am proud to be part of the local community and am encouraged to think
that my contribution can help move others in positive ways. Youth in
our society are critical to the future success of our city, our
province and our country - and supporting them to complete school is
something we all have a responsibility to uphold," said Mr. Michaleski,
"I am grateful to Pembina's Board for providing me with such a special
"Bob is an exemplary leader in business and our community. Pembina is
proud to support a worthwhile cause that is so close to his heart,"
said Lorne Gordon, Chairman of Pembina's Board of Directors.
"Bob is a true community builder," says Lucy Miller, United Way's
President & CEO. "I can't thank him enough for his continued generosity
and vision for the future. With this gift, Bob is helping kids in our
city reach their full potential and thrive - which benefits our entire
To learn more about United Way's All In for Youth initiative, or to make
a donation, please visit: http://www.calgaryunitedway.org/main/our-work/all-in-for-youth
Calgary-based Pembina Pipeline Corporation is a leading transportation
and midstream service provider that has been serving North America's
energy industry for 60 years. Pembina owns and operates pipelines that
transport various hydrocarbon liquids including conventional and
synthetic crude oil, heavy oil and oil sands products, condensate
(diluent) and natural gas liquids produced in western Canada. The
Company also owns and operates gas gathering and processing facilities
and an oil and natural gas liquids infrastructure and logistics
business. With facilities strategically located in western Canada and
in natural gas liquids markets in eastern Canada and the U.S., Pembina
also offers a full spectrum of midstream and marketing services that
spans across its operations. Pembina's integrated assets and commercial
operations enable it to offer services needed by the energy sector
along the hydrocarbon value chain.
About United Way:
United Way of Calgary and Area drives social change in
three focus areas: poverty, kids and communities. Since 1940, United
Way has supported agencies that assist vulnerable Calgarians.
Today, United Way invests in programs and collaborations that
tackle root causes of social issues, connecting Calgarians
with opportunities that help them flourish.
Image with caption: "United Way's President and CEO, Dr. Lucy Miller, accepts Bob Michaleski's $1 million donation to the All In for Youth initiative, courtesy of Pembina Pipeline. (CNW Group/Pembina Pipeline Corporation)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20140331_C7673_PHOTO_EN_38482.jpg
SOURCE: Pembina Pipeline Corporation
For further information:
Pembina Pipeline Corporation
Office: (403) 231-7407
Toll free: 1-888-428-3222
United Way of Calgary and Area
Office: (403) 441-2287
Cell: (403) 390-7145