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BCCED receives $10,000 from Southeast Alabama Gas

The Butler County Commission for Economic Development recently received a major gift from Southeast Alabama Gas.

During a check presentation held at the Lurleen B Wallace Community College on Thursday, Southeast Alabama Gas presented the commission with a check worth $13,000.

Wiley Lott, the vice-president of eco-development at Southeast Alabama Gas, was to one to present the check to Butler County Commission for Economic Development Chair Evelyn Causey.

Besides attendees from the commission and Southeast Alabama Gas, Greenville Mayor Dexter McLendon, the current chair of Southeast Alabama Gas, was also in attendance. McLendon serves on the Southeast Gas board of directors.

According to BCCED executive director David Hutchison, Southeast Alabama Gas has been an annual contributor to the commission’s budget.

“Southeast Alabama Gas is just one of the utilities to contribute on an annual basis to the budget,” he explained. “Pioneer Electric, along with city and county government are also big contributors for us.”

“We certainly appreciate their financial efforts to help us retain and attract new companies to Butler County,” said Hutchison regarding the presentation.