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Video: Helping others at Thanksgiving

Tim Stephan lives OPPD's core value of honoring the community by providing Thanksgiving meals to Siena Francis House residents.

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After 28 years spent working as a lineman, he’s ready for Act 2

'I’m proud to be part of a family that has three generations who’ve worked at OPPD,' says Ray Knott, a new area field supervisor. 'This is a passion, a calling.'

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For these triplets, OPPD is a family tradition

Brothers Dan, Eric and Matt Tesarek all work as electrical engineers at OPPD, following in the footsteps of their father, who spent 34 years with the utility.

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Helping our neighbors, one house at a time  

OPPD employees and other volunteers join Habitat for Humanity of Omaha's Rock the Block event to help make a difference for Bellevue homeowners.

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A record-breaking ride … in a pumpkin

Duane Hansen, an OPPD yard equipment operator, rode a carved-out mega-pumpkin down the Missouri River on a quest to set a world record

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Employees serve communities on Day of Giving

OPPD’s commitment to its core values benefited several local nonprofit organizations as employees volunteered for Public Power Day of Giving.

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