Nicor Gas employees are inextricably woven into the communities we are privileged to serve. We maintain local offices across our service territory, you might see our crews working in your neighborhood or find us at community events.
Party for the Planet — Happening April 23
Every day is Earth Day at Brookfield Zoo, but the zoo’s annual Party for the Planet celebration showcased how guests can take small steps to make a big impact for animals around the world.
The day-long extravaganza, presented by energySMART, a Nicor Gas Program, will feature fun and environmentally-friendly activities for the entire family.
Chicago Flower and Garden Show — Happening March 18-26
Nicor Gas is once again a proud sponsor of this event, and will host an interactive booth for children on the weekends. Children can dress up as a Junior Excavator and learn how natural gas pipelines deliver natural gas to their homes and schools. Learn More.
Rockford Home Show
Nicor Gas was pleased to share energy-efficiency tips and improvement ideas at the 37th annual Rockford Home Show on Feb. 24-26 in Rockford.
Thanks to all of the great kids who stopped by our booth to learn about natural gas safety at the Kids’ Fair in Plainfield on Feb. 20.
Our energySMART team partnered with Rebuilding Together Metro Chicago to provide customers with free home weatherization on Feb. 14.
STEM Training Program
Nicor Gas partnered with the National Latino Education Institute for their STEM training program for displaced or laid-off workers.
Nicor Gas is a proud participant of CONSTRUCT, an 11-week program that offers training, information and guidance that’s needed to complete for entry-level jobs in construction-related fields.
CONSTRUCT is powered by an alliance of companies, social service agencies and labor unions that are committed to removing barriers for anyone interested in the construction industry. Learn more about Construct and our other educational partnerships here.
20th Annual Volunteer Day
Nicor Gas celebrated its 20th annual Volunteer Day on Saturday, May 21, 2016. As part of the milestone celebration, hundreds of employee volunteers participated in 20 projects across northern Illinois during the day.
Volunteer Day, which has taken place on the third Saturday of May since 1996, is one of the largest single-day corporate volunteer initiatives benefiting cities and towns in the Nicor Gas service area. Learn More.