Wednesday, August 5

October Is National Cooperative Month

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October is the month when members and employees of cooperatives celebrate being part of businesses that are consumer-owned and community-run.

This October, resolve to become more active with your electric cooperative. Plan to attend the utility’s annual meeting, vote in board of director elections, sit on a volunteer committee or even run for the board yourself.

Cooperatives are owned and controlled by the consumers who do business with them. That means you are not just a customer — you’re a member and an owner. That gives you a vote in how the business operates.

Get to know more about your cooperative by participating in it. When a utility operates as a cooperative like yours does, every member is equally important.

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