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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 […]

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Congratulations, Meg Bogosian!

The most rewarding part of my job is getting to manage our Volunteer Citizen of the Year award program. I love reading nominations about individuals making a difference in the lives of others, without ever asking for anything in return. I especially enjoy getting to meet those wonderful people in person and being able to recognize them for […]

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 […]

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Congratulations, Quinton Brown!

Earlier this month, we announced Quinton Brown of Peoria, Illinois as our first Central Illinois Volunteer Citizen of the Year award winner. This past Wednesday, July 10th, we honored Quinton at a special award event with the help of our media partner for the program, the Peoria Journal Star. The event was held at the New Beginnings […]

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 […]