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Teens Learn Tech Skills Through Co-op Initiative

Tuesday, September 02, 2014


If asked to write the traditional “How I Spent My Summer Vacation” essay, nine Kentucky high school students would have quite a tale to tell. And along with opening students’ eyes to hometown opportunities, a co-op-sponsored Tech Week is helping local businesses meet their needs. “Our co-op is only as strong as our community. If [...]

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‘Everyone Wins’ as Co-op Rewards Community Service

Monday, September 01, 2014


Kate Brady spent her summer helping others. As she began her final year of high school, others gave her a hand. Brady, a member of Blue Ridge Electric Cooperative, won the first $5,000 Robert D. Bennett Community Service Scholarship from The Electric Cooperatives of South Carolina. The 17-year-old got the surprise of her life Aug. [...]

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Keep Calm and ‘Co-op On’

Thursday, August 28, 2014


The cooperative family was ready to shine during the Mandan, N.D., Annual Independence Day Parade. But when Mother Nature had other ideas and the parade was cancelled, North Dakota co-op employee and family member volunteers were undeterred. They still helped spread our Touchstone Energy® Cooperatives float theme, “Keep Calm and Co-op On,” through social media [...]

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ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Sweeps Co-op Nation

Tuesday, August 26, 2014


Along with rock stars, sports heroes and a former president, electric cooperative leaders and staffers across the nation are joining in the ice bucket challenge. The challenge benefits the ALS Foundation, which is fighting what’s commonly referred to as...

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Regional Meetings ‘Always On’

Monday, August 25, 2014


Electric cooperative leaders will gather at five regional meetings in the next two months to demonstrate the strength of the co-op movement and help chart a course for its future. Under the theme of “Co-op Nation: Always On,” directors, managers and staffers from NRECA’s 10 regions will review proposed resolutions and hear from speakers on [...]

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