Statewide Services

Ohio Cooperative Living wins Haggard Award

Ohio Cooperative Living has won the prestigious 2018 George W. Haggard Memorial Journalism Award from NRECA. The Haggard Award annually recognizes the electric co-op publication demonstrating the most...

OEC’s S.A.F.E. Talks featured in RE Magazine

Dwight MillerDirector of Safety and Loss Control The Ohio's Electric Cooperatives safety and loss department's weekly briefings were featured in the January issue of RE Magazine. OEC's Stop And Focus...

Ohio co-ops successfully aid Florence recovery

Crews from Ohio cooperatives helped restore power to members of South River EMC and Lumbee River EMC in southern North Carolina this week. (Photo courtesy of Pioneer Electric Cooperative) Fifty-four...

OEC and Touchstone Energy organize service project for Columbus residents

Volunteers made 750 paracord "survival" bracelets to benefit Operation Gratitude at last week's service event in Columbus. On September 5, hundreds of electric cooperative trustees, CEOs, and employees...

Columbus hosts NRECA Regions 1 and 4 meeting

Tom McQuiston, board president of Butler Rural Electric Cooperative and Ohio's director on the NRECA board, welcomed attendees to the Regions 1 and 4 meeting on September 6. The Buckeye State hosted...

Community strength front and center at OEC Summer Conference

OEC General Counsel Kurt Helfrich, right, swears in (from left) John Saxon, Gene McCluer, and Paul Berridge as secretary-treasurer, chairman, and vice chairman, respectively, of Ohio Rural Electric...

Co-op leaders cover priority issues on Capitol Hill

Earlier this month, representatives from Ohio cooperatives discussed policy issues including the farm bill, rural broadband expansion, and pension reform with members of Ohio's congressional delegation,...

Twenty-four students receive OEC Children of Members Scholarships

Ohio’s Electric Cooperatives held its annual statewide Children of Members Scholarship competition on Tuesday in Columbus. Twenty-four high school seniors representing each of the Ohio-based electric...

Howard elected to national CCC board

Howard Ohio's Electric Cooperatives' Magen Howard has been elected to the board of directors for NRECA's Certified Cooperative Communicator (CCC) program. Howard, who is manager of communications and...

O’Loughlin advocates for government support of rural broadband

Pat O'Loughlin, president and CEO of Ohio's Electric Cooperatives Pat O'Loughlin, president and CEO of Ohio's Electric Cooperatives, pushed state and federal government officials to provide financial...