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Founder of Against the Grain Scholars Named Cincinnati Volunteer Citizen of the Year

In the second year of the award’s existence, Direct Energy and Local 12 honored Michael Farrell as the Cincinnati Volunteer Citizen of the Year for 2014. Farrell is the founder of Against the Grain Scholars, a nonprofit organization in Cincinnati’s Over the Rhine community that identifies and supports the hard work and high-quality character exhibited [&hellip

Direct Energy Brightens Days in Cincinnati, OH

Direct Energy Brightens Days in Cincinnati, OH

We couldn’t have asked for a better day to visit downtown Cincinnati, OH for the second stop of Direct Energy’s Brighten Your Day (BYD) campaign. Last week, on Thursday, September 26, 2013, weather was in the 70′s and sunny as the city’s Fountain Square area was bustling with activity. People were itching to get out [&hellip

Announcing the 2nd Annual Columbus Volunteer Citizen of the Year Award!

Today is an exciting day! We are happy to announce that with the help of our media partner, ThisWeek Community News, the 2nd annual Columbus, Ohio Volunteer Citizen of the Year award program launched today. Nominations are now being accepted through Thursday, October 17, 2013. This year’s program will choose three finalists and the winner will be announced [&hellip

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Direct Energy Ohio Voice of the Customer

Direct Energy is very active in Ohio. We have four Volunteer Citizens of the Year, we partnered with the Boys and Girls Club of Columbus to help support their Power Hour across the state, we’ve awarded a Cleveland non-profit with a Reduce Your Use grant, helped Columbus non-profits learn more about reducing their use, and [&hellip

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Columbus nonprofits embrace sustainability, learn about grant funding

Representing 10 nonprofit organizations in the Columbus, Ohio area, attendees of the Direct Energy and ThisWeek Community News Reduce Your Use For Good workshop listened attentively as three panelists discussed sustainability best practices. I had the honor of moderating the wonderful panel consisting of Karen Ferris, founder of Big Green Head LLC; Erin Miller, Environmental [&hellip