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Founder of Against the Grain Scholars Named Cincinnati Volunteer Citizen of the Year

In the second year of the award’s existence, Direct Energy and Local 12 honored Michael Farrell as the Cincinnati Volunteer Citizen of the Year for 2014. Farrell is the founder of Against the Grain Scholars, a nonprofit organization in Cincinnati’s Over the Rhine community that identifies and supports the hard work and high-quality character exhibited […]

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 […]

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 […]