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URE to promote youth programs with TV spot

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iVeUkfoZ-LM Union Rural Electric Cooperative (URE) will be highlighting its youth programs with a commercial during a local high school football game. The ad will air...

FCC OKs automated phone calls by co-ops

Electric cooperatives are pleased with a Federal Communications Commission (FCC) ruling that allows them to proceed with automated phone calls and prerecorded messages to communicate with their members. In...

Frontier Power Company holds 80th annual meeting

Ann Gano-McCleary and Larry Blair were re-elected to three-year terms on The Frontier Power Company board of trustees. Two members of the The Frontier Power Company board of trustees were re-elected during...

Logan County’s Wilson earns CCC designation

Wilson Michael Wilson, director of communications for Logan County Electric Cooperative, recently earned his Certified Cooperative Communicator (CCC) designation. Wilson was among 19 communicators from...

Lorain-Medina holds 80th annual meeting

Markus Bryant, right, general manager of Lorain-Medina Rural Electric Cooperative, addressed members at the cooperative's annual meeting on July 19. Lorain-Medina Rural Electric Cooperative (LMRE) held its...

Tilton wins Glenn English Scholarship

Tilton NRECA has announced that Laurel Tilton has won a $1,000 Glenn English Scholarship this year. The award is one of five awards for students who have shown a commitment to the Seven Cooperative...

OEC’s Zavislan retires

Ohio's Electric Cooperatives President & CEO Pat O'Loughlin, Mark Zavislan, and Director of Safety & Loss Control Dwight Miller Mark Zavislan, safety and loss control consultant, ended a 17-year...

Matheson takes over as CEO of NRECA

Matheson Jim Matheson, the former seven-term Utah congressman, begins his tenure today as CEO of the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA). Matheson was selected for the position last...

OEC’s Rhodes prepares for philanthropic trip to Mount Kilimanjaro

Rhodes Samantha Rhodes, associate editor of Country Living, will soon be embarking on a trek up Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest mountain in Africa, to raise $30,000 for the NRECA International...

“Pokémon Go” Interactive Game Poses Safety Threat

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Patrick Higgins 614.430.7872 phiggins@ohioec.org COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio’s Electric Cooperatives issued a warning today regarding the hazards posed by the popular...