News Release
May 24, 1999

Duke Energy Recognized As Goodwill Corporate Donor Of The Year

CHARLOTTE – Duke Energy has been named the "1999 Corporate Donor of the Year" by Goodwill Industries.

The award was given in recognition of Duke Energy’s efforts with material donations of office supplies and furnishings to support Goodwill’s retail operations and for the acquisition of a new site for Goodwill’s Attended Donation Center on Carmel Road.

"Businesses are more than organizations based in our communities," said Jim Duffy, Duke Energy xxxx in the corporate recycling department. "We believe that a healthy community is built upon partnerships – businesses, agencies and citizens working together to meet the needs of the communities."

Duffy, along with Ed Williams, xxx of Duke Energy’s asset protection division, received the award for Duke at the Cornerstone Award Luncheon provided by Goodwill Industries.

"We are proud to be a partner in the spirit of citizenship and service," said Duffy.

Duke Energy (NYSE:DUK) is a global energy company with more than $26 billion in assets. Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., the company reaches into more than 50 countries, producing energy, transporting energy, marketing energy and providing energy services. In the United States, Duke Energy companies provide electric service to approximately two million customers in North Carolina and South Carolina; operate interstate pipelines that deliver natural gas to various regions of the country; and are leading marketers of electricity, natural gas and natural gas liquids. Additional information about the company is available on the Internet at: www.duke-energy.com

 

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