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Straight Talk series under way, co-op member-owners invited to second event on April 18

On Tuesday, April 9, Roanoke Electric Co-op officially kicked off its annual series of community forums in Ahoskie. During this first of the five-forum series, co-op leaders led discussions focusing on this year's forum theme, "the goal of low cost," by presenting a variety of current and future opportunities for decreasing member-owners' monthly electric bills.

Co-op helping to bring electricity to rural Bolivia

Two Roanoke Electric Co-op linemen, Jamie Elliot and Russell (“Russ”) Flythe, have joined an elite team of 13 volunteers, representing seven North Carolina electric cooperatives, to bring first-time electricity to the tiny rural village of Laphía, Bolivia. The mission, known as the "Brighter World Initiative," is facilitated by the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association's international affiliate, NRECA International.

April surveys: Co-op seeks member-owner feedback

Roanoke Electric Co-op's quarterly member-owner satisfaction survey phone calls and emails are set to begin April 1 and will conclude by the end of the month. These quarterly satisfaction surveys, conducted by co-op partner Touchstone Energy Services, are a key tool the co-op uses to ensure it is on track providing member-owners the world class service they demand and deserve, and to determine where improvements are needed.

10 energy-saving tips for spring

March 20 marks the beginning of spring and the end of a long, brutal winter for much of the United States. With the start of a new season comes a fresh opportunity to find ways to save energy and money.

Here are just a few simple things you can do to improve the energy efficiency and comfort of your home as warmer temperatures arrive:

National association of electric co-ops elects Roanoke Electric Co-op CEO as its new board president

For Immediate Release                                                           Media Contact: Lori Everhart | leverhart@roanokeelectric.com | 252-209-2236
Wednesday, March 13, 2019                                                                                                      
 

ORLANDO, Fla. – Curtis Wynn, president and CEO of Roanoke Electric Cooperative, was elected 39th president of the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association’s board of directors, during the association’s annual meeting this week in Orlando, Fla.

March safety tip: What parents need to know about household poisons

Getting the Urge to Clean? With the warm weather comes a desire to shine and polish your home. But when warning labels are ignored or chemicals fall into the wrong hands, disaster can occur.

Most of us live with dangerous poisons lurking in kitchen cabinets, hallway closets, basements or garages. When warning labels are ignored or chemicals fall into the wrong hands, disaster can occur.

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