Changing Lives ‘Forever’

Changing Lives ‘Forever’

Tim Wright and Luke Swanson were SVEC’s representatives who spent more than two weeks with a Virginia, Maryland & Delaware Association of Electric Cooperatives’ group in Guatemala.

SVEC Hosts Future Lineworkers

SVEC Hosts Future Lineworkers

The cooperative’s Winchester office opened its doors to about 40 students for its first “Day in the Life of a Lineworker” in October.

Generator Safety Tips

Generator Safety Tips

Never connect a standby generator into your home’s electrical system. There are only two ways to connect a standby generator to your equipment. STATIONARY GENERATOR An approved generator transfer switch, which keeps your house circuits separate from the co-op, should...

Too Attached?

Too Attached?

As internet services expand, co-op poles take on greater responsibility by Preston Knight, Communication Manager Call it a midspan crisis. As life changing as the advent and growth of rural electric lines and poles were in the 1930s, the ensuing decades would reveal...

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...

Mud About You

Mud About You

Even if you’re facing the holidays without beloved members of your family, there’s still lots to do for the holiday hustle.

Down on the Farm

Down on the Farm

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