A publication of the Virginia, Maryland & Delaware Association of Electric Cooperatives

What’s in a Name?

What’s in a Name?

Ben Hur is a small, unincorporated community in Lee County that was named for the 1880 novel, “Ben-Hur: a Tale of the Christ,” written by former Union General Lew Wallace.

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A Retirement Well-Earned

A Retirement Well-Earned

MEC electric car now part of Florida museum Jan/Feb 2023 An electric 1975 “CitiCar” believed to have once belonged to Mecklenburg Electric Cooperative was recently spotted in a South Florida museum. The old-school EV, which once thumbed its nose at the gasoline...

Snow Cute

Snow Cute

Say Cheese highlights some of our reader’s submitted photos based on the theme of that issue. Check out the full gallery and submit your photo!

Send Us Your Letters

Send Us Your Letters

We welcome signed letters of less than 250 words. using the form at the bottom of the page e-mail to:[email protected] mail to: Mailbag, P.O. Box 2340, Glen Allen, VA 230584-230.  We reserve the right to edit for grammar, style and length, with a 250-word...

A Glimpse of Potential

A Glimpse of Potential

Young women throughout Virginia challenged their determination to reach new heights at this year’s Girl Power Camp, hosted by the Virginia, Maryland & Delaware Association of Electric Cooperatives, its member cooperatives and generous partners.

A Glimpse of Potential

A Glimpse of Potential

Young women throughout Virginia challenged their determination to reach new heights at this year’s Girl Power Camp, hosted by the Virginia, Maryland & Delaware Association of Electric Cooperatives, its member cooperatives and generous partners.