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Hospital Heroes Compete in a Marathon of their Own: Rylee Kulick

September 23, 2020

Rylee Kulick Rylee was named our hero in 2018 for the fight she endured after entering this world 12 weeks early, weighing just one pound, 13 ounces. Rylee’s dad, Jonathan Kulick, supervisor of Regional Meter Reading for The Illuminating Company (CEI), said “Rylee was so fragile at birth and despite many setbacks, she kept fighting.…

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Stop. Look. Live.

September 23, 2020

Max Safety is on a mission – to minimize danger and maximize safety. As the fictional spokesperson for FirstEnergy’s new Public Safety Outreach program, Max is being introduced to customers throughout our six-state service area to alert them to the potential dangers of electricity. And he has a message – Stop. Look. Live. “Serious injury…

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Vehicle Fleet Goes Electric

September 23, 2020

​Beginning in 2021, 100% of FirstEnergy’s new fleet purchases of aerial and light-duty trucks will be electric or hybrid vehicles. Transitioning our vehicle fleet to these cleaner-powered options is part of our larger efforts to reduce Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions companywide and support transportation electrification efforts in our service area. Through this commitment to steadily…

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Hospital Heroes Compete in a Marathon of their Own: ‚ÄčElise Bonsky

September 22, 2020

​Elise Bonsky Our 2017 hero was 6-year-old Elise Bonsky, daughter of Jenny Bonsky, senior business analyst, FEU Support. At age 3, Elise was diagnosed with Alexander Disease (AxD), a rare disorder of the nervous system that can cause seizures, developmental regression, muscle tightness and speech issues. There is no known cure, and at the time…

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CEI Line Workers Front and Center in Browns Home Opener Video

September 22, 2020

Right before the Cleveland Browns took the field Thursday evening at FirstEnergy Stadium for the “battle of Ohio” against the Cincinnati Bengals, several of our line workers from The Illuminating Company (CEI) made a prominent showing in the team’s home opener video. The Browns’ video was a salute to frontline workers −​ a tribute to…

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Hospital Heroes Compete in a Marathon of their Own: Caroline Mizer

September 21, 2020

In a typical year, the FirstEnergy Akron Marathon consists of more than 10,000 runners from around the world competing for personal best times on the 26.2-mile course that winds through the streets of Akron. In a typical year, the course is lined with spectators and Akron Children’s Hospital Heroes who inspire runners with their determination…

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Attention to Detail Leads to Safety Success

September 18, 2020

Over the years, the city of Solon – located southeast of Cleveland – has been recognized as one of the safest cities in Ohio*. The word “safest” also can be applied to the line workers at The Illuminating Company’s (CEI) Solon Service Center. “The employees in our Lines group are very detail-oriented when it comes…

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