The programs provide grant funds for limited-income families needing assistance with their utility bills.
Coffman replaces current program manager Danielle Snidow, who is stepping down to focus on her growing business, Uncork and Create, in Charleston.
The Dollar Energy Fund partners with ten utility companies in the Appalachian Region to administer the Hardship Program.
- Charleston native Sterling Price has been named to the prestigious Verizon Wireless President's Cabinet.
The cabinet honor is reserved for those employees whose sales rank in the top 1 percent among more than 25,000 sales people across the country.
A West Virginia University graduate, Price lives in Mason, Ohio, and serves as Verizon's business sales manager in Cincinnati.
- The U.S. Small Business Administration recently recognized West Virginia deputy director Karen Friel with a best practice improvement award for improving workflow at the state office. Friel began compiling a briefing book of essential information, including necessary facts, statistics, contacts and news for the state district office.
Based upon its success, the SBA is now incorporating the briefing book approach nationwide as a way to boost efficiency at all SBA offices.
COMPILED FROM JARED HUNT