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  • From children’s toys to Apple iPhones, some of the most common holiday gifts are expected to be in short supply this season. Which means cyber criminals will be hard at work on Black Friday and Cyber Monday, trying to entice desperate customers to cut corners on cyber security to buy that hard-to-…
  • Your mornings are about to get a little brighter! Unfortunately, that also means your evenings will be a bit darker. That’s right, Daylight Saving Time is coming to an end. At exactly 2 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 7, our clocks will fall back one hour to 1 a.m., which means you’ll have an extra hour of…
  • For many of us, the best holiday memories revolve around food. The sweet aroma of gingerbread cookies in the oven, the savory scent of a roasting turkey — those smells can transport us back in time. It might be a childhood memory of baking with Grandma on a snowy winter day or more recent memories…
  • Forget ghosts and goblins this Halloween season. The actual terror may be lurking in your home. Unfortunately, when cold weather arrives, your home can become an energy vampire, sucking power and draining the contents of your wallet. Before you reach for the garlic or wooden stakes, never fear.…

Positive Energy

  • Childhood hunger is a problem year-round, but the need is elevated during the summer when kids aren’t able to get breakfast and lunch at school. Feeding South Dakota’s summer meal program combats this by providing free meals to children, feeding roughly 5,000 children over the summer. Feeding South…
  • Elementary students in Springdale, Arkansas, learned about the gas industry and gas safety as part of a recent career day. Fayetteville, Arkansas, technicians volunteered to speak to students at Linda Childers Knapp Elementary School in Springdale. Incidentally, one of them graduated from the…
  • Our team in Blytheville, Arkansas, is stepping up to keep their community litter-free.  The team has adopted Highway 150, a stretch of road leading to our Operations Center in Blytheville. In coordination with the Arkansas Department of Transportation, employees carry out regular trash and littler…
  • Our South Dakota Ambassadors lead a new project this year to help employees find a new home for some unwanted items and raise money for a great cause.  Their Spring Clean-Out Book Drive collected used books that were donated to the American Association of University Women in Rapid City (AAUW).…

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