AKRON, Ohio, March 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy Solutions announced the final winners of its Thanks a Million giveaway, an opportunity for residents and businesses throughout Ohio to win cash prizes and secure a low electric generation price for four or seven years.
Through this campaign, which ran from August 1, 2012 to October 31, 2012, eight businesses have won $50,000 each, eight residential winners have won $25,000 each, and FirstEnergy Solutions has given $50,000 to each residential winner's local school district to use for an under-funded program, supplies or however they see fit.
Michael Travis of Powell, Ohio, was a residential winner. "My wife and I are really excited about our winnings, and we're looking forward to seeing the Dublin schools receive their winnings too!" said Travis. "I'm glad I did my research and signed up for FirstEnergy Solutions' long-term offer.""The Dublin City Schools are so appreciative of this $50,000 donation from FirstEnergy Solutions through their Thanks a Million giveaway," said Treasurer Steve Osborne. "In a time of diminishing revenues and stretched budgets, every dollar we receive is helpful in providing opportunities for Dublin's children. Thank you, FirstEnergy Solutions!" "As an Ohio-based company, FirstEnergy Solutions is committed to helping ensure the people and businesses in this state continue to thrive, which is why we created our Thanks a Million giveaway," said Trent Smith, Vice President of Sales & Marketing for FirstEnergy Solutions. "It's a good boost to our economy and it directly benefits eight Ohio school districts with much-needed funding." FirstEnergy Solutions is also making long-term fixed price offers available to residents and businesses interested in locking in an electric generation price for four or seven years.