Flicker the Flame was born in the City of Charlottesville on May 22nd, 2007. Since birth, Flicker has been busy promoting gas safety at events around the city as a GSA, or Gas Safety Ambassador. Flicker the Flame also visits elementary schools and summer camps throughout Charlottesville and Albemarle County as part of the Flicker @ Your Classroom program. Flicker was recently promoted to Gas Mascot, and now helps spread the word about the many benefits of natural gas.
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|Name: Flicker the Flame
||Weight: 143 lb Height: 6’5” Birthday: 5/22/2007 |
|Home: City of Charlottesville, Gas Department
||Job: Gas Mascot|
|Favorite color: all shades of blue
||Favorite song: Act Naturally by the Beatles|
|Favorite book: Flicker the Flame - Natural Gas Activity Book |
|Pet peeve: People not calling VA 811 before they dig. It’s a FREE service!!!! |
|Hobby: Playing with children and teaching them about natural gas and gas safety.|
|One thing you want everyone to know about you: I don’t really SMELL!!! The companies add mercaptan to me to create the rotten-egg-like smell. The things I sacrifice for safety. |
|Use 4 words that most accurately describe you: Warm, Safe, Blue, and Reliable.|
Flicker at the Government Service Day, May 2007
Flicker at the Dogwood Parade, April 2008
Flicker visiting the summer camp at Stone Robinson Elementary, July 2008
Flicker at the WVPT Kid's Book Festival, September 2012
Flicker at a UVa Baseball Game, March 2013
Flicker at a UVa Baseball Game, April 2014
For more information, please contact:
Gas Marketing Office