As part of Xcel Energy’s 2013 Day of Caring, more than 500 Xcel Energy employees, family members, retirees and friends volunteered at more than a dozen nonprofit organizations in Minnesota. Xcel Energy’s employees have a long history of giving back to the communities it serve as they donated more than 20,000 hours in 2012. In the photo, Xcel Energy employees work in the Lyndale Park Gardens for the Minneapolis Parks & Recreation Department. (Photo credit: Xcel Energy)
Pete Rhodes, chairman, Urban Mass Media Group, executive director, Black Music America Network. Carol Maillard, Sweet Honey in the Rock. Karen L. Charles, artistic director, Threads Dance Project. Phyllis Gilliam, Sunday's Best.