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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

Volunteer Citizen of the Year Recent News

Direct Energy recently announced Harrisburg’s second annual Volunteer Citizen of the Year and introduced the program for Central Central Illinois.  Second Annual Harrisburg Volunteer Citizen of the Year Award Direct Energy, PennLive and The Patriot-News of PA Media Group are honoring Paul Garrett of Camp Hill, PA as Harrisburg’s second annual Volunteer Citizen of the Year. [&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

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Eco-Friendly Spring Break Tips

You’ve been working hard all winter, now that spring is finally here you definitely deserve a break. We hope when you’re planning your spring break vacation (or staycation), you will keep these eco-friendly tips in mind. Go somewhere green—When it comes to taking a vacation, think about going somewhere with a tiny carbon footprint. Destinations [&hellip

Co-Founder of WordPlay Cincy wins first Cincinnati Volunteer Citizen of the Year Award

In its first year, Direct Energy and Local 12’s 2013 Cincinnati Volunteer Citizen of the Year award is honoring Elizabeth “Libby” Hunter. Hunter is the co-founder of WordPlay Cincy, a nonprofit organization located in Cincinnati’s Northside that offers a safe and inspirational haven where children are supported in literacy with homework help, reading and writing [&hellip