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March 26, 2014

South Shore Clean Cities to host propane fuel information event March 28

MERRILLVILLE, Ind. - Leaders at municipal law enforcement agencies, parks and recreation departments, school and hospital maintenance departments, and landscape companies could learn the benefits of fueling their vehicle fleets with propane during an event hosted by South Shore Clean Cities Inc.

The AmeriGas Propane Ride-N-Drive will be at 9 a.m. CDT on Friday (March 28) at the Purdue Technology Center of Northwest Indiana, 9800 Connecticut Dr., Crown Point, Ind. AmeriGas and ROUSH CleanTech co-sponsor the event.

"Attendees will gain valuable knowledge about propane from the leaders of AmeriGas and South Shore Clean Cities," said Carl Lisek, executive director of South Shore Clean Cities. "They also will have the opportunity to test drive the ROUSH Ford F-250 full-size pickup truck and the AmeriGas Propane Dodge Charger police cruiser."

Breakfast will be provided. Register for the event by calling 219-644-3690 or visiting www.southshorecleancities.org/events.php

About South Shore Clean Cities Inc.

Designated as the 71st Clean Cities Coalition on June 15, 1999, South Shore Clean Cities Inc. was founded on the principle that motivated individuals working together for common goals best accomplish our nation's objectives. In almost 100 coalitions, government agencies and private companies voluntarily form partnerships that meet the objectives of improving air quality, developing regional economic opportunities and reducing the use of imported oil.

About Purdue Research Park

The Purdue Research Park, with four locations across Indiana, has the largest university-affiliated business incubation complex in the country. The park network is home to about 240 companies that employ about 4,500 people and are located in West Lafayette, Indianapolis, Merrillville and New Albany. 

Purdue Research Park contact: Steve Martin, 765-588-3342, sgmartin@prf.org 

Source: Carl Lisek, 219-644-3690, clisek@southshorecleancities.org