Macomb Service Center Employees Present $1,000 Grant To Local Nonprofit

   Macomb Service Center Employees Present $1,000 Grant To Local Nonprofit

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JACKSON, Mich., Nov. 28, 2012

JACKSON, Mich., Nov. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Employees at the Macomb Service
Center in Clinton Township today presented a $1,000 grant from the Consumers
Energy Foundation to Gleaners Community Food Bank of Southeastern Michigan.

Macomb employees earned the chance to select a local nonprofit organization to
receive a foundation grant because they were finalists in Consumers Energy's
companywide "Ethics in Action" awards program. The program recognizes
employees who display the highest commitment to compliance and ethical

Macomb management and Consumers Energy senior executives presented the $1,000
check to Gleaners at a ceremony at the service center.

"We believe giving back is a major component of what it means to be a highly
ethical company," said David Mengebier, chief compliance officer for Consumers
Energy and its parent company, CMS Energy. "That's why this connection between
our internal dedication to compliance and ethics and our external
philanthropic efforts is so unique and meaningful."

In addition to Macomb, Consumers Energy honored the North Kent Service Center
near Grand Rapids as a finalist. The Five Channels Hydroelectric Dam near Mio
won the grand prize, and nine individual Consumers Energy employees also were

"It's critical to recognize employees whose decisions help promote a strong
culture of ethics and compliance," Mengebier said.

Consumers Energy, the principal subsidiary of CMS Energy (NYSE: CMS),
provides natural gas and electricity to 6.8 million of Michigan's 10 million
residents in all 68 Lower Peninsula counties.

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