Tag: volunteer

Volunteer Citizen of the Year Award Website Gets a Facelift

Direct Energy’s signature community investment program, the Volunteer Citizen of the Year award program, operates on an annual basis in 10 U.S. cities and two Canadian cities. Due to its ever-growing popularity, the program now has a brand new website – www.DirectEnergyVCOY.com, which I am very excited about. The new website showcases the program as [&hellip

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

Therapeutic Horseback Riding Instructor Named First Capital Region Volunteer Citizen of the Year

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 [&hellip