This month, several utilities touched on the theme of volunteerism in rural communities. For Glades Electric in Florida, Tahlia Warrick reported on a church’s food pantry meeting needs in the community (PDF). For Consumers Power, Danita Cahill profiled a veteran volunteering for a disaster-response team in Oregon (PDF). For Big Bend Electric, Katelin Davidson shared the story of mask makers donating masks to healthcare facilities (PDF). Inspire your readers with feel-good stories about volunteers in your community.
This month, several utilities offered helpful tips and tricks for safety and efficiency. Pat Keegan and Brad Thiessen share a guide to sealing air leaks to reduce drafts (PDF). For Plugged In, Paul Wesslund lists 4 ways to stay safe from cyber scammers and hackers (PDF). For Central Electric in Oregon, Courtney Cobb helps readers stay prepared if disaster strikes (PDF). Peace River Electric shares how to check circuit breakers with readers in Florida (PDF).
The manager message page is always a valuable place to communicate with members. In Louisiana, DEMCO CEO Randy Pierce warned readers of potential scammers using the pandemic to their advantage (PDF). Doug Birmingham encouraged Gulf Coast Electric members to engage in the political process and vote. In Washington, Parkland Light & Water shared how hydroelectric power supplies clean and reliable energy for members (PDF). In Idaho, United Electric shared a fun infographic from SafeElectricity.org with tips on how to stay safe outdoors (PDF).
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