Co-op People October 2018

‘Ranger Ray,’ Musician of the Mountains BARC Electric Cooperative member serves his community through song. October 2018 For the past 40 years, Ray Blouin has called the “rumpled old mountains” of western Rockbridge County his home. A dedicated photographer, he always...

Cover Story October-2018

Unsung Virginian leads merry band of volunteers to preserve the Virginia Renaissance Faire October 2018 Five weekends each spring, a colorful corner of Spotsylvania County slips four centuries back in time to when Shakespeare penned his plays and Queen Elizabeth ruled...

Co-op People August 2018

NOVEC director’s passion for classic cars fuels popular Labor Day fundraiser August 2018 Every weekend from late May until early September, classic-car lovers all across Virginia meet to show off their rides. While many of these gatherings are informal, one of the...

Good Samaritan May 2018

Chincoteague’s Manna Café Nourishes Body and Soul Fran & Bill Lytle Presented with the Electric Cooperatives’ Good Samaritan Award May 2018      A weekly gathering in Chincoteague on Virginia’s Eastern Shore disproves the old saying, “there’s no such thing as a...