AKRON, Ohio, Jan. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy Solutions announced two $50,000 winners in the FirstEnergy Solutions 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. All eligible Ohio residents and businesses that enrolled in a FirstEnergy Solutions electric generation offer between August 1, 2012 and October 31, 2012, were automatically entered into the giveaway. "This is a small, family-owned business, and winning this prize will be a significant financial boost to my company," said Carothers A-1 Pest Control owner Mary Hooks. "I became aware of the giveaway only after I enrolled in FirstEnergy Solutions' offer, offering the long-term price stability that my business needs. Thank you, FirstEnergy Solutions, for this exciting opportunity." Reverend John Cory, Pastor of the First Presbyterian Church of Bucyrus said, "We constantly seek ways to provide the members of our local community with relief from hunger or want. With the economy being as difficult as it is, sometimes we simply don't have enough to go around. However, with this wondrous gift from FirstEnergy Solutions, we'll now have the ability to assist a broader spectrum of demand than ever before. We are incredibly grateful for this gift!" "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. 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.