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Energy news from Omaha Public Power District

Powerful Life

Former Husker, NFL player builds a post-football career at OPPD

Bret Clark, a former player for the Huskers and the NFL's Atlanta Falcons, talks about his journey and how he eventually landed at OPPD's Nebraska City Station.

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Giving back for the holidays

OPPD employees work to help provide gifts, assistance and a little holiday cheer to members of the district's communities.

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‘For me, volunteering is restorative’

Garry Floyd has a keen focus on being of service to his colleagues, company and community. A devoted volunteer, he embodies the spirit of International Volunteer Day, celebrated each year on Dec. 5.

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Living his passion to help others

For Brian Kramer, a simple question – "What do you need?" – is the key to finding ways to help others, both at work and in the community.

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Making a difference in the community

OPPD employees embraced the power of community this month for Public Power Day of Giving. On June 16, several employees volunteered with Habitat for Humanity of Omaha, Food Bank for the Heartland and Heartland Hope Mission.

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Preserving a rich legacy on the lines

Steve Neuverth, OPPD's longest-serving line technician, helped apprentice Derek Moore learn about the demanding work and the rewarding brotherhood of lineworkers.

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