A Family Commitment to SEC

A Family Commitment to SEC

By Jennifer Wall, Communications Specialist Clyde Robertson retired from SEC as a line technician supervisor in the Crewe office after 31 years of commitment to the Cooperative. He worked for W.E. Boyd Electrical Contractors for 10 years, working exclusively on SEC...

Scholarships Availablefor High School Graduates

Scholarships Availablefor High School Graduates

Southside Electric Cooperative wants to help high school graduates in its service area pay for higher education. The Cooperative’s Southside Opportunity Fund is accepting scholarship applications now through March...

SEC Line Techs Display Skills at Rodeo

SEC Line Techs Display Skills at Rodeo

Six Southside Electric Cooperative lineworkers competed and judged at the International Lineman’s Rodeo in Kansas last fall. The annual event brings together lineworkers from across the United States and other countries who work for investor-owned, municipal and...

Enriching the Lives of Deserving Guatemala Villagers

Enriching the Lives of Deserving Guatemala Villagers

By Jennifer Wall, Communications Specialist Providing first-time electricity to villagers living in night’s darkness in remote Guatemala had challenges for Southside Electric Cooperative Line Technician Scott Geovannello, but it also. had extraordinary rewards!...

Cooperative Connection: Member Questions Answered

Cooperative Connection: Member Questions Answered

By Jason C. Loehr, President and CEO Q: As many of us in the community are working toward new goals for the year, what are two initiatives or goals that you are looking forward to SEC accomplishing in 2024? We are looking to begin taking action on some of the poorly...

Skeet Shoot Shatters Targets, Previous Fundraising

Skeet Shoot Shatters Targets, Previous Fundraising

More teams. More sponsors. More money raised for Southside Opportunity Fund scholarships. Last October’s Southside Opportunity Fund Skeet & Trap Classic was a record-breaking event. The shoot held at Arrowhead Gun Club in Lunenburg County netted more than $25,000...

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...

Smoothies

Smoothies

May 2024 Mixed Berry-Lime Smoothie Bowl with Banana and Granola recipe courtesy of Family Features/Safeway and Albertsons Ingredients: 1 banana ½ package (6 oz.) blackberries ½ lime 2 cups frozen mixed berries 1 cup plain Greek yogurt 4 fluid oz. whole milk ⅛ cup...

From Mercantile to Mac and Cheese

From Mercantile to Mac and Cheese

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That Gut Feeling

That Gut Feeling

Why intestinal health is so important May 2024 by Vanessa LaFaso Stolarski, Contributing Columnist “I feel it in my gut.” “My gut is telling me this is bad.” “My gut instinct is to stay the course.” Euphemisms like these have been echoed for decades, yet most of us...