NOVEC Lineworkers Compete in International Lineman’s Rodeo

NOVEC Lineworkers Compete in International Lineman’s Rodeo

It wasn’t their first rodeo, but it was the biggest. Lineworkers Johnny Lanzetta (above) and Jeremy Jenkins represented NOVEC in the October International Lineman’s Rodeo in Kansas. Five different events tested their climbing abilities, equipment repair skills, and...

NOVEC HELPS’ 5th Day of Caring Assists Local Nonprofits

NOVEC HELPS Chair Nan Musick said that they chose to assist two organizations this year because so many wanted to give their time. NOVEC employees got right to work cleaning, painting, sorting and packing food, washing vehicles, and helping out with yard work needs...

Peace of Mind

Peace of Mind

NOVEC Solutions Protection Plans Help Homeowners be Prepared Some surprises are joyous, like birthday parties. Others, like an emergency repair on a gas, water, or sewer line ... less joyous. Much, much less joyous. Many homeowners don’t even realize they are...

Hot Off the Grill

Hot Off the Grill

These recipes will have you ruling the grill with a saucy and smokin' attitude! June 2024 Kielbasa and Veggie Kabobs recipe courtesy of Family Features Ingredients: 4 wooden skewers 1 red onion 2 bell peppers 2 ears of corn, cut crosswise into 2-inch rounds 1 pkg....

An Elevated Work Ethic

An Elevated Work Ethic

CEC employees take service to another level June 2024 by Gregg MacDonald, Staff Writer AN ELECTRIC UTILITY LINEWORKER’S JOB IS NEVER FINISHED. In addition to digging holes, using augers and setting utility poles, they also install, maintain, and repair electrical...

Called to Serve

Called to Serve

Smith Point Sea Rescue celebrates 50 years June 2024 by Audrey T. Hingley, Contributing Columnist Nonprofit groups are often borne from need, and Reedville’s Smith Point Sea Rescue in Virginia’s Northern Neck is no exception. In 1973, a father and his two young...

Hometown Hero

Hometown Hero

Choptank co-op directors meet MLB legend May 2024 by Gregg MacDonald, Staff Writer It all began with a plan. Three Choptank Electric Cooperative board directors, and one director’s wife, were going to meet baseball legend Cal Ripken. “We are all big Orioles fans who...