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Georgia Natural Gas® Announces Neighbor In Need As Trueblue Community Awards Winner!

We are proud to announce Neighbor in Need was selected as the 2019 Georgia Natural Gas® (GNG) TrueBlue Community Awards top grant recipient. Selected by a team of independent judges, comprised of dedicated community leaders, Neighbor in Need’s mission is to help low-income seniors living in East Lake, Kirkwood, and Edgewood communities make emergency home repairs. This enables them to remain safely in their homes and comfortably age in their own place.

Another grant recipient was Live Thrive Atlanta — the first and only recycling drop-off facility that accepts hard to recycle materials and hazardous household waste. An additional recipient was the Center for the Visually Impaired, Georgia’s largest service provider for the blind and visually impaired — servicing all ages.

We congratulate all of the winners and applicants. All winners will receive grants and recognition.

Georgia Natural Gas Sponsors Georgia Aquarium’s Winter Waterland

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This past holiday season, GNG once again sponsored Georgia Aquarium’s Winter WATERland! The event transformed the world-renowned Aquarium into a winter wonderland, including appearances by Santa and SCUBA Claus — along with exciting live entertainment, a tree lighting and Santa events. GNG is continuously committed to supporting local organizations. If you missed your chance to visit the Aquarium this past holiday season, the fish are waiting! Visit www.georgiaaquarium.org for more information on current events and tickets.

GNG TrueBlue Advantage Recipe

VEGETARIAN CHILI

PREP 1h 15 min

INGREDIENTS:
1 tablespoon olive oil 1/2 medium onion, chopped
2 bay leaves
1 teaspoon ground cumin
2 tablespoons dried oregano
1 tablespoon salt
2 stalks celery, chopped
2 green bell peppers, chopped
2 jalapeño peppers, chopped
3 cloves garlic, chopped
2 (4 ounce) cans chopped
green chile peppers, drained
2 (12 ounce) packages vegetarian
burger crumbles
3 (28 ounce) cans whole peeled
tomatoes, crushed
1/4 cup chili powder
1 tablespoon ground black pepper
1 (15 ounce) can kidney beans, drained
1 (15 ounce) can garbanzo beans, drained
1 (15 ounce) can black beans
1 (15 ounce) can whole kernel corn

Heat the olive oil in a large pot over medium heat. Stir in the onion, and season with bay leaves, cumin, oregano, and salt. Cook and stir until onion is tender, then mix in the celery, green bell peppers, jalapeño peppers, garlic, and green chile peppers. When vegetables are heated through, mix in the vegetarian burger crumbles. Reduce heat to low, cover pot, and simmer 5 minutes.

Mix the tomatoes into the pot. Season chili with chili powder and pepper. Stir in the kidney beans, garbanzo beans, and black beans. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low, and simmer 45 minutes. Stir in the corn, and continue cooking 5 minutes before serving.



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