Feature debut of a five-part series: The Dicus Brothers step into the little league
PINEVILLE, La. (WNTZ) – Children in central Louisiana are discovering the joys of America’s favorite pastime – softball – thanks to the efforts of Devin and Jeremy Dicus, coaches of a Cleco-sponsored little league team. The brothers, who are Cleco employees, work with 12 young players on the importance of teamwork, healthy competition and having fun.
“We volunteer to coach because our little girls love the game. It’s great to be with them and see these kids grow and how they develop playing the game,” said Jeremy
Dicus, Cleco financial system analyst.
Devin and Jeremy’s experiences in the field and with Cleco run deep. The brothers, who are
currently coaches fall ball, attended all practices and games for the past two seasons
and hope to continue their involvement with the team.
“The first little league team I played on as a kid was a Cleco-sponsored team,” Devin said.
Dicus, distribution operations control operator for Cleco Power. “It’s a special experience to train
my daughter on the field where I once played baseball.
The brothers hope their involvement will inspire other members of the community and their colleagues to
engage in local volunteer opportunities and find a way to give back. “Cleco has supported us from the start, so we can focus on the kids while enjoying the game. This support has been a blessing, and we couldn’t have done it without the company’s support,” said Jeremy.
The Dicus brothers’ involvement with local little league teams is just one of the ways Cleco is in the game.
community. “Cleco is committed to supporting and strengthening neighborhoods in its service area of 24 parishes through employee volunteerism and financial contributions in STEM education, youth programs, health and wellness, low income, diversity and employee-supported causes,” said Shane Hilton, President. from Cleco Power. “These stories demonstrate our commitment to the communities where we live, work and serve.”
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Cleco Corporate Holdings LLC is a regional power holding company that conducts business through its subsidiaries, Cleco Power LLC and Cleco Cajun LLC. Cleco Power is a regulated electric utility company which has nine generating units with a nameplate capacity of 3,035 MW and serves approximately 291,000 customers in Louisiana through its retail business and provides wholesale electricity in Louisiana and Mississippi. Cleco Cajun is an unregulated utility company which owns 14 generator sets with a rated capacity of 3,379 MW and wholesale contracts serving electricity cooperatives, municipalities, an electric utility and a not-for-profit corporation. For more information about Cleco, visit www.cleco.com.