Another good week in the books! We had some exciting announcements this week AND got to celebrate a couple of our favorite holidays. Yesterday was Love A Tree Day, and today is Ride Your Bike to Work Day. Did you ride your bike today? On Monday, we shared some great news for central New Yorkers!
In its first year, Direct Energy and The Gazette’s Capital Region Volunteer Citizen of the Year award is honoring Chris Lehman of Voorheesville, NY. Lehman is the founder of the Albany Therapeutic Riding Center (ATRC), a facility that provides therapeutic horseback riding lessons for those with mental and physical disabilities. Therapeutic riding contributes positively to
May is National Bike Month! In addition to being a great form of exercise and transportation, biking is another way to reduce your use on a daily basis. While it may be impractical to bike to work, school or run errands every day, swapping your car for a bike can save a whole lot of
Direct Energy and Syracuse Media Group are proud to announce the launch of the first ever Syracuse Volunteer Citizen of the Year award program. Nominations are now being accepted and are open to residents in Onondaga, Madison, Oswego, Cayuga, Tompkins, Cortland and Oneida counties of Central New York. Nominations will close on Sunday, June 23rd,
It’s Teacher Appreciation Week. The one week out of the year when we get a chance to celebrate our educators. Teachers are role models for our children, so why not get them a gift that’s nice and green? Here are a few eco-friendly ways to show your appreciation this week: Many teachers bring a sack
It’s May Day! This holiday is a great opportunity to spend time with family and enjoy the beginning of spring. It’s also the perfect chance to try out some new DIY crafts while doing something nice for a neighbor. One of our favorite May Day traditions is to hang a basket full of spring flowers
It’s National Stress Awareness Month. Did you know that 77 percent of people in the United States experience physical symptoms caused by stress? Stress can largely impact your health and quality of life. Here are a few ways to minimize stress in a completely eco-friendly way! Start a garden! Gardening is a relaxing activity that’ll