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Co-op Connections Program

As a member of Valley Rural Electric Cooperative, Inc., a Touchstone Energy® cooperative, you can receive discounts on products and services from participating local and national businesses. The Co-op Connections® member benefit program is absolutely free. In partnership with iBennie, a leading membership discount program, the Co-op Connections program gives you access to incredible savings on prescriptions, travel, groceries, restaurants, events, insurance, and more.

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  • Great discounts and special offers from businesses in your community and across the nation.
  • 10% – 85% discounts on prescriptions at participating pharmacies. From September 2011 (when Valley REC first offered the program) through the end of September 2020, our members have saved over $85,670 on 3,826 prescriptions. The average amount saved per prescription was 49.5%. Nationally, Touchstone Energy co-op members have saved over $100 million on prescriptions since the program began in 2007.
  • Access to more than 60,000 national and regional pharmacy chain stores, including CVS, Rite Aid, Target, Walgreens, Walmart, Weis, Giant, Martins, Giant Eagle, and many more. Search online to find discounted prices on prescriptions ( and participating locations (
  • Access to Cash Back Shopping, a free shopping assistant application that lets you earn cash back on purchases from more than 2,000 leading online merchants.
  • Access to to bring you hundreds of printable grocery coupons, discounts on top brands, and promo codes for online shopping.
  • Access to discounts up to 70% off the public rates on hotels, car rentals, cruises, and attractions.
  • Access to 10% discounts on tickets to sporting events, concerts, and theater shows via Premium Seats USA.

Here’s what you do:

Co-op Connections Card - We're a participating business

  • Visit the Co-op Connections Card website and register to view a list of participating businesses and discount offerings. New discounts are added periodically. You may also download and print a copy of Valley's list by clicking the following link, Participating Businesses of Valley REC (PDF, 165 KB).
  • Present your card at participating businesses to receive discounts. The card is valid at any business displaying a Co-op Connections "We're a participating business" sticker from any Touchstone Energy cooperative.

This is just one more way you benefit from being a cooperative member. As a Touchstone Energy cooperative, we are always "Looking out for you." If you have any questions, please call Valley Rural Electric Cooperative, Inc. at 1-800-432-0680 or email Member Services.

Legal Notice

Pharmacy discounts are Not Insurance and are Not Intended as a Substitute for Insurance. The discount is only available at participating pharmacies.

ADDITIONAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS: The Co-op Connections Card has no cash value and is not redeemable for cash. The Card is nontransferable and may be used only by the Co-op member to whom it is issued. You must present your Card to receive discounts at participating businesses. Any unauthorized reproduction or misrepresentation of the Card is strictly prohibited. Neither Touchstone Energy Cooperative, Inc. nor any Touchstone Energy cooperative has any responsibility and shall not be liable for any problems with any products or services provided by participating businesses or for any inaccuracy in those businesses’ advertising or marketing. The Card is the property of Touchstone Energy, and your right to use the Card may be terminated at any time by Touchstone Energy or your Co-op without notice. Discounts or offers available through the Card may also change from time to time without notice. Each participating business will decide the terms of the discount that it offers under this program, and some products or services may not be included. Please check with the participating business before making your purchase. Other terms and conditions of the Co-op Connections Card program are subject to change and may be posted at any time on Touchstone Energy’s web site at or the Co-op’s web site at without notice. Your use of the Card means that you accept these terms and conditions.

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