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Giving Dogs a Voice: Cydney Cross Makes a Difference as 2014 Capital Region Volunteer Citizen of the Year

In my 1.5 years at Direct Energy managing various community investment initiatives, I have never seen the support for a volunteer like I witnessed with Cydney Cross, winner of Direct Energy and The Gazette’s 2014 Capital Region Volunteer Citizen of the Year award. To start, her wonderfully written nomination hailed from a dear friend and [&hellip

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Celebrating the 2014 Chicago Volunteer Citizen of the Year Award Winner – Mary Beth Schewitz

Mary Beth Schewitz and her husband, David, endured the tragic loss of their son, Max, a seemingly healthy 20-year-old, from sudden cardiac death in 2005. He had no previous medical conditions or warning signs. Following this, Mary Beth established The Max Schewitz Foundation to provide free school-wide EKG screenings with free echo-cardiograms for a subset [&hellip

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Direct Energy Honors 2014 Harrisburg Volunteer Citizen of the Year

In the award’s third year of existence, Direct Energy and PA Media Group, publishers of The Patriot-News, Pennlive.com, and Central PA Magazine, have selected the 2014 Harrisburg Volunteer Citizen of the Year – Jesse Gantt. He is the founder of The Foundation for Hope, a nonprofit organization that serves Central Pennsylvania and is dedicated to providing support [&hellip