Entries by DTE Social Media Team

Reflections on 90th America’s Thanksgiving Parade

This guest post is from Bob Darket, a retired 34 year DTE Energy Employee For many years, the DTE Energy Foundation has supported the America’s Thanksgiving Parade in Detroit on Woodward Avenue.  For the 90th anniversary parade, the Foundation unveiled a brand new float constructed depicting DTE’s commitment to “Caring for Our Environment” in Michigan […]

Faith-based and DTE – A powerful partnership

This guest post is from Rev. Dr. Wendell Anthony, Pastor, Fellowship Chapel, President, Detroit Branch NAACP It has been said that it is only through practice can progress be truly validated. The Faith-Based Supplier Immersion day, held at Fellowship Chapel in December 2015, was practice that led to progress. The practice of bringing key executives […]

DTE launches new resource dedicated to supporting veterans

This guest post is from retired Marine and DTE Energy employee Michael Cicero  I recently celebrated my 30th anniversary with DTE Energy.  I began my career as a Co-op student at Fermi-2, where I would spend almost 20 years before moving on to Distribution Operations as an Electrical Maintenance Journeyman and then a Substation Maintenance […]

The Interesting, Mostly Unknown History of ArtPrize

This guest post is authored by Christian Gaines, Executive Director, ArtPrize ArtPrize Eight, the most attended public art event on the planet, kicks off September 21 and ends October 9, 2016.  The interesting thing about ArtPrize, the brainchild of Grand Rapids web entrepreneur Rick DeVos, is that it began in 2009 as an experiment. Like […]

DSO – More To Hear Than You Know

This guest post is authored by Blair Cremeens I think the Detroit Symphony Orchestra is an experience exceedingly beyond the small niche that many people put them in. Throughout my life I have heard some people make this statement, “I don’t like that type of music” and I immediately know that they have not fully […]

Editorial: Pass comprehensive energy legislation

This editorial originally appeared in the Detroit News on September 7, 2016.  It’s no secret Michigan is at an energy crossroads. Coal plants continue to come offline, and over the next 15 years that alone will reduce the state’s total electricity generation by 30 percent. Without proper planning, the likelihood that electric service to Michigan families […]

Grateful for the support of corporate partners

This guest post is from Herman B. Gray, MD, MBA President & CEO of United Way for Southeastern Michigan. As Michigan’s summer temperatures continue to break records, many of our most vulnerable friends and neighbors are feeling the financial burden of paying for increased utility usage. At United Way for Southeastern Michigan, we believe that a family should never have to choose between […]