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Advocating and Honoring Pride 365 Days a Year

Julia Klingenberg joined AEP in 2005 in Supply Chain and Procurement and has been chair of AEP’s Pride Partnership employee resource group for just a few short months. Already, she has seen why groups like this are so important — and the impact they can have advocating for vulnerable populations. “Within days senior leaders had …

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Are You Ready for Summer?

Did You Know: May, June and July are the peak tornado months in Ohio accounting for over half of the twisters that have hit since 1950? That means: it’s officially storm season. With the ever-present threat of storms, our teams are working hard to keep your power on. Here are some things you can do …

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Jeff Jackson Finds Love, Belonging at AEP Ohio

For the LGBT community, coming out is hard, no matter when or how it happens. We spoke with Jeff Jackson, a work scheduling assistant in Columbus, about his journey – and how he found love along the way. “I’ve been pretty open about being gay since I was about 18 or 19. So, it’s never …

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Michael Garner: Down 89 Pounds and ‘I’m Not Done Yet’

Michael Garner’s dad was not a healthy man. He had several serious medical conditions. He suffered heart attacks at age 28 and 31 and a blood clot and a stroke several years later. He died at age 34. Garner, 47, has been overweight most of his life and has struggled with health problems. For many …

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Hill Honored for 16-Year Commitment to Meals on Wheels

LifeCare Alliance has presented Regulatory Consultant Sherry Hill with the Franklin County Meals-on-Wheels Corporate Partner Spirit Award. Hill was involved with the program for 16 years. Hill’s career at AEP began at the General James M. Gavin power plant in Cheshire, Ohio, where her dad was a welder for 36 years. Hill interned there in …

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Building Stronger Communities, Together

Supporting the community has always been a priority for AEP Ohio. We know that while we work hard to keep the power on, our partners work tirelessly to provide food, shelter, education and critical services to our community. From the Habitat for Humanity of Southeast Ohio to the Sandusky County Food Pantry, read more below …

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