Tag: giving back

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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 […]


Direct Energy and IU 13 Expand Electricity Program

This past December, Lancaster-Lebanon Intermediate Unit 13 (IU 13) and Direct Energy announced a partnership to offer a discounted rate for residential electricity supply to Pennsylvania Power and Light (PPL) utility customers located in the Lancaster and Lebanon counties of Pennsylvania. The electricity program is an extension of IU 13’s Electricity Procurement Program currently provided […]

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 […]