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Operation Round Up® Begins in September

The membership voted at the Annual Meeting on June 15 to proceed with the Operation Round Up® program, which will launch with the bill received in September 2017. What is Operation Round Up®? It’s a charitable program unique to electric cooperatives designed to provide financial assistance to local school programs, philanthropic groups, non-profit organizations, rescue […]

Spoon River Electric Cooperative & Fulton County ESDA hold “Downed Powerline” Safety Training

Within the first 6 months of the year, Spoon River Electric linemen have responded to over a dozen accidents involving utility poles being hit by some sort of vehicle. Spoon River Electric Cooperative (SREC) got together with Fulton County ESDA and held a “Downed Powerline” Safety Training for first responders in the SREC service territory […]

What you’re missing at the annual meeting

Did you know every cooperative is required to conduct an annual meeting of the membership? The purpose is to hold the election for the board of directors, share important financial information, occasionally vote on other matters such as by-law changes and of course––the great door prizes! Spoon River Electric’s annual meeting is a community gathering […]

Operation Round Up® Program – Seeking Your Vote at the Annual Meeting

People Helping People Cooperatives were established on the basis of people helping people. Spoon River Electric Cooperative believes Operation Round Up® is a great extension of that idea, because it makes it easy for members like you to help good things happen in your community. Members have their electric bills “rounded up” to the next […]

SREC Members Care – Operation Round Up

We have the POWER to make a difference!   At the June 2016 Annual Meeting of Members the Spoon River Electric membership favorably voted to investigate a new program called Operation Round Up. Operation Round Up collects pennies, nickels and dimes from members of the co-op family to create a reliable source of funding for […]

Capturing energy from the Sun!

Prairie Power Inc. introduces Bright Options Solar Who doesn’t like to soak up some rays on a nice sunny day?  Typically you think of swimming, boating, baseball, cookouts and other outdoor activities on a nice sunny day; however, the sun’s rays can also be used to generate electricity. Prairie Power, Inc. (PPI), an electric generation […]