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August 2021 Newsletter

August 2021 Newsletter

The Phi Mu sorority in Athens is working hard to raise money for patients at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta (CHOA). Learn more about their efforts in this month’s Gasette. You will also find some helpful tips for grilling the perfect steaks at your next backyard tailgate, as well as important information regarding changes to your payment portal login.

Grill up Perfect Steaks for Pigskin Parties

Grill up Perfect Steaks for Pigskin Parties

Football — and all the fun that goes with it — is back this year! If the game day party is headed to your house, remember that great food is the key to a winning affair. You’re sure to score points with guests when you serve steaks that are perfectly prepared on your...

Caring for the Kids

Caring for the Kids

Walton Gas customer Phi Mu sorority at the University of Georgia in Athens is a national leader in raising money to benefit Children's Miracle Network Hospitals, including Children's Healthcare of Atlanta. Appearances can be deceiving. Take the house at 250 South...

July 2021 Newsletter

July 2021 Newsletter

What’s better than ice cream on a summer day in Georgia? We couldn’t think of anything better either! Check out this month’s Gasette to learn more about Walton Gas customer, Greenwood Ice Cream. This issue also highlights natural gas amenities for your home and includes a recipe for a good ole hamburger. 

Georgia’s Homebuyers Want Natural Gas Amenities

Georgia’s Homebuyers Want Natural Gas Amenities

Shopping for a new home? Be sure to ask for natural gas. Gas appliances are what’s “in” for both indoor and outdoor spaces in new construction properties, say some members of the Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association. New homes of all sizes and price points...

What’s New for the BBQ

What’s New for the BBQ

We’ve found some grilling gizmos you’ll love Americans are gonzo for grilling, according to a new study published by the Hearth, Patio and Barbecue Association. Almost two-thirds of U.S. adults own a grill or smoker. Of those, 68 percent say they plan to cook out on...

Getting the Scoop on Greenwood Ice Cream

Getting the Scoop on Greenwood Ice Cream

Walton Gas customer Mitchell Williams, owner of Chamblee-based Greenwood Ice Cream, is committed to making frozen treats consumers will enjoy “from the first lick to the last.” “…a treat for the ultra-premium sweet tooth…” “…absolutely, completely,...

June 2021 Newsletter

June 2021 Newsletter

This issue is hot! Learn how to save on heating your home with multiple heat sources. Gas up the stove with a perfect salmon recipe to help keep your resolutions.

BBQ Sauce

BBQ Sauce

This easy-to-make BBQ sauce is great for the summer!

What Any Georgian Should Know About Waffle House

What Any Georgian Should Know About Waffle House

Here in Georgia, finding someone who’s never eaten at a Waffle House is about as common as a snowflake in July. The 24/7/365 diner chain that got its start — and is still headquartered — here is a beloved Peach State institution. Many Georgia Waffle Houses are Walton...

Learning About Natural Gas Can Be Summertime Fun

Learning About Natural Gas Can Be Summertime Fun

It’s summer — that time of year when parents take on the challenge of keeping their children physically busy and mentally active during long, hot days. Walton Gas is throwing out a “life preserver” to those looking to rescue kids from boredom while also teaching them...

May 2021 Newsletter

May 2021 Newsletter

May is small business month! Here in Georgia, there are more than 1 million small businesses in operation. They make up 99.6 percent of all businesses within the Peach State and employ 1.6 million of our residents. As a member of the small business community, Walton Gas is proud to help others succeed by supplying reliable, affordable natural gas.

Apricot Nectar Cake

Apricot Nectar Cake

Looking for the perfect dessert for your Memorial Day celebration? This apricot nectar cake recipe is sure to be a show stopper at your holiday gathering.

Natural Gas: It’s Good for Business

Natural Gas: It’s Good for Business

When it comes to small businesses, there is nothing small about them. They are the engine that drives the American economy. More than half of Americans either own or work for a small business, and they create about two out of every three new jobs in the U.S. each...

BBQ Served ‘Slope’s Style’

BBQ Served ‘Slope’s Style’

“You could make a living doing this.” The suggestion from a friend altered the course of Bob White’s life. It’s how the financial planner who enjoyed cooking up barbecue dinners for neighborhood cookouts, church picnics and community events ended up being the...

April 2021 Newsletter

April 2021 Newsletter

Ahhh…sweet springtime. Are you planning to add perennials to the flower beds? What about planting some vegetables? Maybe you want to build a fence or move a mailbox? It’s always a good idea to know what’s below. Georgia 811 can help. Read on to learn more.

Hamburger Salad

Hamburger Salad

Layer lettuce and ground beef. Add olives, tomatoes and cheese. Top with salad dressing and finish with salt. All amounts are up to you! Submitted by Wanda Argo of Rockmart. SEND US YOUR RECIPES! The best entry each month will appear in the Gasette and receive a FREE...

Always Know What’s Below

Always Know What’s Below

Call 811 before you dig It may not be treasure in the traditional sense, but what’s buried under your lawn is pretty valuable stuff.  A few inches underground, beneath your green grass and lovely landscaping, is a complex network of pipes and wires that bring...

Natural Gas Fuels Fleets

Natural Gas Fuels Fleets

You and the driver of the UPS truck that just rolled up in your driveway may have more in common than you think. Sure, you’re both interested in that package being unloaded from the big, brown truck. But closer examination of that delivery vehicle may reveal another...

March 2021 Newsletter

March 2021 Newsletter

Camp Westminster, located in Rockdale County, begins its 66th season of summer camp in June. Learn how this Walton Gas customer gives Georgia’s kids a place to make memories. This issue also talks about our state’s booming poultry industry. Read on to learn more.

Concoction

Concoction

Boil noodles until tender in lightly-salted water. Drain and mix with cheese. Place in a casserole and top with asparagus. Spread soup over the top and bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes. Submitted by Lynne Davis, Alpharetta.

In Good Company

In Good Company

Shanon Hayes didn’t plant the namesake trees on his Sycamore Farm in Madison County. But they’re fitting, says the pastor-turned-poultry farmer. “Zacchaeus climbed a sycamore tree to be closer to God, and this farm helps me do the same,” the Walton Gas customer said,...

Where The Fun Never Ends

Where The Fun Never Ends

Walton Gas customer Camp Westminster, located in Rockdale County, begins its 66th season of summer camps this June. Horseback riding and fishing. Cooking and crafts. Ziplining and paintball. From mild to wild, there’s an activity to engage nearly every kid at Camp...

February 2021 Newsletter

February 2021 Newsletter

You are going to LOVE this issue. We’ll teach you all the perks of owning a tankless water heater and how to whip up the perfect pancake. Read on to learn more!

Levelized Billing Makes Your Life Easier

Levelized Billing Makes Your Life Easier

Even out your gas bills with levelized billing service. If you have been a Walton Gas customer for at least a year and have no outstanding balance, call us at 770.GAS.HEAT to enroll today!

Considering Tankless? 9 Things to Know

Considering Tankless? 9 Things to Know

A tankless water heater can supply an endless source of hot water. A cold shower — especially on a frosty February morning — can be a rude awakening. If you’re tired of running out of hot water, a natural gas tankless water heater could be the solution. A tankless...

Perfect Pancakes on the Griddle

Perfect Pancakes on the Griddle

February 14 — the sweetest day of the year — falls on a Sunday in 2021. Why not start the day off right by saying “I love you” with a delicious breakfast? Even better: Make it a pancake breakfast. Making the perfect pancake begins with the right equipment. You can’t...

Your Gas Space Heater Guide

Your Gas Space Heater Guide

As more of us are doing our jobs or attending school from home this winter, maximizing available workspaces is becoming a priority. A natural gas space heater can provide a convenient and affordable way to bring warmth to a garage, workshop or basement. Manufacturers...

8 Ways to Hold Down Heating Costs This Winter

8 Ways to Hold Down Heating Costs This Winter

If you’re working and schooling from home these days, your energy bill is probably higher this winter. A natural gas furnace is typically the biggest consumer of gas in the home. So, managing your home temperature is the easiest...

January 2021 Newsletter

January 2021 Newsletter

This issue is hot! Learn how to save on heating your home with multiple heat sources. Gas up the stove with a perfect salmon recipe to help keep your resolutions.

Put a CO Detector on Your Holiday Shopping List

Put a CO Detector on Your Holiday Shopping List

Whether it’s the first one, an upgrade or a timely replacement, this safety device is a must-have for your home. A carbon monoxide detector is not likely to be at the top of anyone’s holiday wish list. But maybe it should be. If your Georgia home uses any fuel-burning...

7 Ways to Save Energy in Your Holiday Kitchen

7 Ways to Save Energy in Your Holiday Kitchen

Enjoying the holidays can take a lot of energy, even in an unusual year like 2020. Not surprisingly, much of that energy will be consumed in the kitchen as more cooking and baking occurs. The energy advisors at Walton Gas offer these simple practices to help lessen...

Enjoy a Fuss-Free Fireplace

Enjoy a Fuss-Free Fireplace

One of the upsides to spending more time at home this winter is the opportunity to relax and enjoy the coziness and warmth of your home’s fireplace. Then again, if yours is a traditional wood-burning fireplace, the idea of a fire might be something you dread instead...

Reimagine Thanksgiving Dinner

Reimagine Thanksgiving Dinner

Think outside the box with a grilling game plan Thanksgiving is traditionally the time of year when families and friends come together to celebrate our blessings. With the COVID-19 pandemic still affecting how we gather this year, the holiday will likely look...

Get Your Entry Ready for Recipe Contest

Get Your Entry Ready for Recipe Contest

Are you getting ready to “gas up the stove” to enter the Walton Gas recipe contest? With some sweet prizes up for grabs and maybe some extra time on your hands these days, it’s a great opportunity to tweak that old family recipe or use your imagination to create a...

Gas-burning Outdoor Lights add Elegance, Security

Gas-burning Outdoor Lights add Elegance, Security

In 1856, the Atlanta Gas Light Company was founded to install gas streetlights in Atlanta and surrounding areas. By 1881, the city was graced with over 400 of the gas lamps that enhanced safety — and provided a bit of romance. Gas lighting has withstood the test of...

5 DIY projects to ready your furnace for cold weather

5 DIY projects to ready your furnace for cold weather

Winter heating isn’t the first thing that comes to mind as you’re sweating your way through the final days of summer and early fall. However, now is the ideal time to think about readying your natural gas furnace for the winter. Before temperatures drop, performing...