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Broken Poles Find New Life at Butterfly Garden

A broken pole has little value in the utility world. In another setting, that very same pole can mean the world. The Allen County Board of Developmental Disabilities (ACBDD), located in Lima, was the recipient of three of these soon-to-be-trashed treasures. The ACBDD specializes in providing service to local children and adults with developmental disabilities. …

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Planning Ahead for Upcoming Bill Changes

As we shared last month, many of you will see higher electric bills beginning in June due to rising generation supply prices. Customers who are part of a municipal aggregation, participate in the Percentage of Income Payment Plan (PIPP) or shop in their individual capacity will not see this same increase. We’ve heard your questions …

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AEP Helps Robotics Teams Rise

When industrial-sized robots are waging battle, it’s wise to steer clear. Though AEP officially remains on the sidelines, through its FIRST Robotics grant program, our company is smack in the middle of intense, warring competitors. No, this isn’t BattleBots like you see on TV. But according to Kim Bothager, a business integration analyst for AEP …

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Navigating Severe Weather, Together

Many of our communities have been impacted by the rapid series of storms that hit the state over the last several weeks. This year, the weather has proven to be very unpredictable, and we know how frustrating it has been for those who have been without power. Our team truly appreciated your kind words and …

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Train-to-Hire Internship Program Kicking Off at the DDC

A new internship program will provide a pathway to employment for Columbus high schoolers while providing AEP Ohio’s Distribution Dispatch Center (DDC) with a pipeline for young, skilled talent. In late February, 66 high school juniors (studying Information Technology at Columbus Downtown High School) visited AEP Ohio’s headquarters in Gahanna. The students learned about the …

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AEP Ohio Gives $5K to United Way of Hancock County

AEP Ohio has made a $5,000 donation to the United Way of Hancock County. With this contribution, the organization will invest in weekend meals for children, food pantries, voucher programs and food distribution events – each having specific importance in battling hunger across the Findlay area. According to Angela Deboskey, chief executive officer at United Way …

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