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2015 district nominating meetings scheduled

Valley REC’s service area is divided into nine districts. One member from each district is chosen to serve on the co-op's board of directors for a three-year term. This year, directors for districts 2, 4, and 6 are up for election.


District 2 Nominating Meeting

Mon., Feb. 2 at 6 p.m.
Newton-Wayne Banquet Hall, Front & Market Streets, Newton Hamilton

The current director for District 2 is James Stauffer.

National Lineman Appreciation Day is now an annual event

The National Rural Electric Cooperative Association has set aside the second Monday of each April as National Lineman Appreciation Day. For 2015, April 13 will celebrate the accomplishments and dedication of line workers across the nation. Click the following link to read the full article at Electric Co-op Today.

New phone scam demands off-site cash payments from co-op members

We would like to remind our members that Valley REC does not make phone calls demanding immediate payments. A co-op in Virginia has reported a scam in which the caller says an immediate payment has to be made and offers for an employee to meet the member off-site to collect payment. Click on the following link to read the article at Electric Co-op Today.

Automated phone system outage at 8 a.m. on Oct. 24

On Friday, October 24, Valley REC's automated phone system will be unavailable from approximately 8 to 9 a.m. so that system updates can be made. The self-reporting outage and pay-by-phone options will not be available during that time. The online E-Bill application will still be available for payments, and phone calls (including outage calls) will be handled by the staff of our answering service. We apologize for any inconvenience this phone system outage may cause.

Valley wins several communication awards

Phone scam targets co-op members

Beware of phone calls from people claiming to be your electric company and demanding payment.

October is co-op month

October is co-op month.October is National Co-op Month. This event recognizes the advantages of membership in a cooperative and the benefits cooperatives supply to their members and to their communities.

What does it mean to be a member of a cooperative?

It's a matter of principles, seven to be exact.

Co-op truck at Touch a Truck event Sept. 14

We're now on Facebook!

Facebook iconValley Rural Electric Cooperative now has a Facebook page. To visit it, click on the Facebook button under our logo at the top left of any of the pages on our website. This is another way for us to communicate with you, our members.

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