Our communities are an important focus of our people and our businesses. Our employees are active members in their communities. We understand that vibrant and thriving communities are foundational to our future. 

Energy Harbor Supports Leadership Akron

Energy Harbor presented a $10,000 check to Leadership Akron, a non-profit focused on creating a better and stronger Akron by empowering its local leaders to broaden their community impact. It provides the necessary tools and skills workshops to help our leaders create diverse and inclusive workplaces as well as a thriving community overall. We're proud to not only support this organization but to have several members of our own leadership go through the Leadership Akron program themselves.

Annual Harvest for Hunger Campaign

This year’s campaign was more heavily focused on digital fundraising efforts and the Energy Harbor response has been amazing. Together nearly 1,000 of us teamed up to raise donated $114,639 to Harvest for Hunger, which could provide more than 128,000 meals to Ohioans in need. Kudos to our Davis-Besse employees, who led the way in total contributions with $41,808 for Toledo SeaGate Food Bank. Honorable mentions to Perry and Beaver-Valley employees, who raised $26,323 and $24,624 respectively, benefitting the Greater Cleveland Food Bank and Salvation Army.

Davis-Besse’s Harvest for Hunger contributes nearly $42,000

Energy Harbor’s Davis-Besse nuclear power plant employees chose a Toledo-based organization as the primary recipient of its latest Harvest for Hunger Campaign.  Every year Energy Harbor employees across their various plants and offices raise money for local food banks in an attempt to eliminate food scarcity in their communities.


Energy Harbor’s Matt Mizuk Leads 5 to Junior Olympics

Saftey is the first rule of marksmanship, and the first thing Coach Matt Muzik teaches his young athletes, many of whom have qualified for the Junior Olympics. Muzik, an Energy Harbor Davis-Besse plant employee, and his team were recently featured in the Fremont News Messenger and on WTOL 11

Perry North American Young Generation in Nuclear

Energy Harbor applauds Matt Messenger, Chris Paradiso, Phil Kehn and Kyle Krcmar. The Perry North American Young Generation in Nuclear (NAGYN) officers were awarded NAGYN’s 2020 Excellence Award in May. The team organized Energy Harbor’s first fleetwide NAYGN conference. The two-day event included professional development sessions, team building, and a Q&A forum with executive leadership.

B-C-S Schools and Energy Harbor Collaborate to Honor Seniors

May 14, 2020 - The Benton-Carroll-Salem School District is partnering with the district’s largest employer to recognize the accomplishments of the Oak Harbor High School Class of 2020. Energy Harbor’s Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Station is working with the school to put congratulatory signs in the front yard of every Oak Harbor High School 2020 graduate.

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Davis-Besse Turns Annual Girl Scouts’ Derby Digital

Jarrod Nolan, a nuclear engineering specialist at Energy Harbor and Girl Scout troop co-leader, took the Girl Scouts of the USA motto - Be prepared - to heart when the pandemic threatened to cancel the Girl Scouts of Western Ohio's annual Pinewood Derby. He simply took the event virtual.  Thirty-five cars were delivered to the Davis-Besse Energy Education Center for race day, and scouts watched via Facebook Live. Congrats to the winners, and to our proud scout dad, Jarrod, for making the popular event possible.

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Partnership with Haven of Rest Ministries

AKRON, Ohio – Haven of Rest Ministries’ annual Christmas Eve and Christmas Day dinners will have extra help this year, thanks to a new neighbor, Energy Harbor. 

Computer Donation to Mason Community Learning Center

AKRON, Ohio –  FirstEnergy Solutions (FES), soon to be renamed Energy Harbor, announced today that it will donate ten, new HP EliteBook laptop computers, valued at $15,000, to the Mason Community Learning Center, located in Akron’s Middlebury neighborhood.

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Partnership with Ohio Governor’s Imagination Library

Akron, Ohio, May 6, 2020 – Energy Harbor announced today it is contributing $100,000 to the Ohio Governor’s Imagination Library. The program promotes early childhood literacy and supports students and their families whose schools have closed as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. The Imagination Library’s mission is to put more books in the hands of Ohio children and help ensure that every student enters kindergarten ready to succeed.

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