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

Small and In Charge

Small and In Charge

Electric vehicles take over one Virginia electric cooperative June 2024 by Preston Knight, Contributing Writer Forget range anxiety. These tiny electric vehicles traveled from Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley to Abu Dhabi. Sure, airplanes were involved, but the distance...

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....

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...

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...

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...

How’s the Beef?

How’s the Beef?

Virginia Beef Quality Assurance program inspires confidence June 2024 by Nicole Zema, Virginia Farm Bureau Federation As beef demand continues to grow, cattle farmers want consumers to expect quality and confidence in product safety, humane practices and...

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...