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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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The Direct Energy Buzz for April 2014

Greetings from Direct Energy! It’s time for our April installment of the Direct Energy Buzz. Here’s what’s been going on over the last month at Direct Energy in addition to useful energy saving life hacks. Hope you enjoy! Direct Energy News In the spirit of March Madness, Direct Energy hosted its own competition in early […]