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Bev Lambkins shapes a culture of hope for those in need

CenterPoint Energy’s consumer advocate explains how to keep the heat on
Bev Lambkins, a 30-plus year employee of CenterPoint Energy who holds the title of Supervisor Agency Programs Consumer Advocate, has lifelong experience working closely with low-income residents, military veterans, and families in need. As fall slowly makes way for the cool of winter, Lambkins has been hard at work making sure customers she encounters are familiar with the energy assistance program. “Our customers are important to us. We urge customers who anticipate having trouble paying their natural gas bill to contact us as soon as possible to setup a payment plan that is acceptable to both our customer and CenterPoint Energy. Customers should not wait until they receive a disconnect notice before exploring all the payment options available. Continue Reading →

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Bell ringer helps Salvation Army stand in the gap for those in need



This past season, you may have walked by Willie Daniels downtown in either Minneapolis or St. Paul, ringing a Salvation Army bell in one of those Santa get-ups. You’d know if it was him or not. He’d be one of the ones who wasn’t standing there, looking bored half to death. He’d be one of a few who actually get into the act for a full eight-hour shift, singing songs (he even does impressions of Nat “King” Cole and Elvis Presley) and putting in a little sort of magic show for kids. Continue Reading →

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