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Powering ahead in the New Year

Posted on Thursday, March 28, 2024 at 2:24 pm

As we bid farewell to the challenges and triumphs of the past year, I find myself reflecting on the strength and resilience of our cooperative community. As your Electric Cooperative President, I am honored to share a few words of encouragement and advice as we embark on a new chapter together.

  1. Energy Conservation: The Power is in Your Hands

As stewards of our resources, let’s make a collective commitment to energy conservation. Simple steps like turning off lights when not in use, using energy-efficient appliances, and being mindful of our electricity consumption can make a significant impact on both the environment and your monthly bills.

  1. Stay Informed: Knowledge is Power

In the ever-evolving landscape of technology and energy, staying informed is crucial. Follow our communications channels, attend cooperative events, and take advantage of educational resources to stay abreast of new developments. Knowledge empowers you to make informed choices about your energy usage and helps us shape a more robust cooperative.

  1. Community Engagement: Strength in Unity

Our cooperative is more than just an electricity provider; it’s a community of members with a shared vision. Get involved in cooperative activities, attend meetings, and connect with fellow members. Together, we can strengthen our cooperative and build a supportive network that benefits everyone.

  1. Prepare for Emergencies: Resilience Matters

As we’ve seen, unexpected challenges can arise. Take time this year to review your emergency preparedness plans. Ensure you have necessary supplies, understand evacuation procedures, and stay informed about any cooperative-specific emergency protocols. Our cooperative is committed to keeping you safe and connected during challenging times.

  1. Support Local Initiatives

Let’s champion local initiatives that align with our cooperative values. Whether it’s supporting local businesses, participating in community events, or contributing to charitable causes, we can make a positive impact close to home.

As we usher in the New Year, let us do so with a renewed sense of purpose and commitment to each other. Your cooperative is here to support you in every step of your journey. Together, we can power ahead into a brighter, more sustainable future.

Wishing you and your loved ones a prosperous and joyful New Year!

The Marion Tribune – December 28, 2023