Tag: Pittsburgh

Scott Pipitone Wins First-Ever Pittsburgh Small Business Community Heroes Award

Direct Energy and Pittsburgh Magazine honor Scott Pipitone, president and  CEO of Pipitone Group, as the 2013 Pittsburgh Small Business Community Heroes awardee for his dedication to community investment and revitalization. Pipitone was chosen for his personal contributions as well as his Observatory Hill-based integrated marketing communications firm’s commitment to helping dozens of area non-profits [&hellip

Direct Energy Gives Back to Pittsburgh Promise, Helps Community Lower Electricity Bills

As result of an innovative program between the Pittsburgh Promise and Direct Energy, the organization is receiving a $7,433.10 donation. For each new customer in the Promise community that signed on with Direct Energy, Direct Energy gave a portion back. The 1,000+ families that enrolled in the program were given a special electricity rate that [&hellip

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Small Business Community Heroes Award Launches in Pittsburgh

Direct Energy and Pittsburgh Magazine announce the launch of the first-ever Pittsburgh Small Business Community Heroes award program. Nominations are now being accepted and will close Sunday, May 19, 2013. The online nomination form can be found by visiting www.directenergy.com/heroes. The Small Business Community Heroes award program is designed to recognize the significant efforts of [&hellip

Congrats to the Five Finalists of Annual Pittsburgh Volunteer Citizen of the Year Award

The finalists are in! In its second year, Direct Energy and Trib Total Media’s Pittsburgh Volunteer Citizen of the Year award program has named its five finalists: Teresa Amelio of North Hills Community Outreach, Maria Vondas of Make-A-Wish Foundation of Greater Pennsylvania, Lutual and Sarah Love of A+ Schools, Roberta Hall of Naomi’s Way’s Wallace [&hellip

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Direct Energy Participates in Cupcake Wars!

The spirit of giving is everywhere at Direct Energy. This year our Pittsburgh office held it’s first ever Cupcake Wars in honor of Austin’s Cupcake Fund – a fundraising effort to aid those suffering from Short Cut Syndrome. Twelve employees baked two dozen of their own holiday-inspired cupcakes and put them to the test of [&hellip

Direct Energy Goes Pink!

Direct Energy Goes Pink!

At Direct Energy, we are committed to making a difference in people’s lives. That being said, Pittsburgh’s Direct Energy employees were given a challenge – raise $15,000 during Breast Cancer Awareness Month for Making Strides Against Cancer – and they not only did well, they did good! Code named Project Pink, a group of individuals [&hellip