East Central Energy

The Rural Electric Youth Tour is a journey through history, a glimpse of government in action, peer fellowship at its finest, and according to a 2012 participant, “one of the best trips you’ll ever go on.” East Central Energy offers this seven-day, all-expense-paid educational trip to Washington, D.C. to high school juniors and seniors. The [...]

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The emergency needs of residents in East Central Energy’s service area were the focus of several recent grants from the electric co-op’s Operation Round Up Trust. A walk-in freezer for an expanding local food shelf, an infrared camera and radios for emergency crews, and funds for a food distribution program were among the $35,876 in [...]

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North Branch Area High School recently received 100 new robes from Regency Cap and Gown. The robes were made possible through grants from the East Central Energy Round-up, the Shopko Foundation, and Lake State Federal Credit Union. The grant funds raised $3,500, and the North Branch Booster Club provided the additional $2,860 for the new gowns. [...]

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Every year ECE recognizes the importance of volunteers and community involvement by presenting the Touchstone Energy® Community Award to a local organization. Nominations for the award are now being accepted. Any organization in ECE’s service territory is eligible to compete for the award. Civic organizations and non-profits are eligible to submit a nomination if they [...]

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By Jon Tatting Spare change has boosted a cool time for folks at the Rush City pool, thanks to a local utility and its grant program. With the help of an Operation Round Up grant from East Central Energy, the Rush City Pool Committee this year added three new Funbrellas to help provide more shade [...]

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East Central Energy will it holds its 76th annual meeting Saturday, April 14 at the Rush City high school beginning at 8 a.m. ECE invites members to bring their families and get acquainted with their cooperative. 2012 is the International Year of the Cooperative, a global celebration of the advantages of member-owned businesses. ECE highlights [...]

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