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Army Veteran Wins 2013 Columbus Volunteer Citizen of the Year Award from Direct Energy

On Wednesday, November 20th, Direct Energy, along with media partner, ThisWeek Community News, held a special award event for the three finalists of the 2nd annual Columbus Volunteer Citizen of the Year award program: Ruth Krumm of the Johnstown-Northridge Community Food Pantry, Jim Caronis of Operation Buckeye, and Maren Roth of the Jack Roth Fund. [&hellip

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Happy Veterans Day from Direct Energy!

November 11th is Veterans Day, which is the day where we honor those men and women who have risked their lives and fought for our country. Many communities commemorate the day by throwing parades and displaying the American flag outside homes and buildings. Veterans Day was initially called Armistice Day as the way  to commemorate [&hellip

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Direct Energy Confirms its Commitment to Big Brothers Big Sisters and the Youth of Pennsylvania

Direct Energy continually strives to harness its energy expertise so we can make a difference in the communities we serve. We do so through various programs and other investment activities such as the Volunteer Citizen of the Year award program, the Reduce Your Use For Good nonprofit energy efficiency grant program and the Small Business [&hellip

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Every Little Bit Helps: Three Columbus Nonprofits Receive Energy Efficiency Grants

The morning of Friday, October 18th, 2013 was quite a heart-warming and rewarding experience, and I think my colleagues in the Direct Energy Columbus, OH office can agree. Three grassroots nonprofit organizations gathered in one place, all of which are committed to helping individuals in the community in dire need of assistance. Every little bit [&hellip