A dozen linemen from Three Rivers Electric Cooperative had some surprise visitors as they labored to restore power in the wake of the May 23 tornado. Gov. Mike Parson and his wife, Teresa, stopped by to encourage the linemen who were working just off Highway 54 south of Jefferson City.
‘Cooperation Among Cooperatives’ is one the seven principles that cooperatives operate on. This means that when other co-ops need your help, you head their way!
Macon Electric Cooperative supports continuing education through the Macon Electric Foundation scholarship program each year. Graduating high school seniors in MEC’s service area are eligible to compete for eight, $500 scholarships.
The Macon Electric Foundation awarded the North Shelby high school science department with a grant for $500 to help purchase 20 Rocketbooks for the STEM program.
The Macon Electric Foundation awarded the Bethel Community Center with a grant for $500 to help make needed upgrades to the lighting in their building.
In May, electric cooperatives across the country promote safety awareness to coincide with National Electrical Safety Month.
The Macon Electric Foundation awarded the Mainstreet Macon Downtown Association with a grant for $500 to purchase planters and supplies for the beautification of downtown Macon.
The Macon Electric Foundation awarded the Jo-Ota Methodist Association with a grant for $500 to help fund the purchase of a wheelchair ramp for the boat dock.
Macon Electric Cooperative sponsored an electrical safety demonstration on Monday, April 22 for local emergency personnel and local telecommunications organizations (telecoms).
Macon Electric Cooperative, in cooperation with Northeast Missouri Electric Power Cooperative, sponsored an electrical safety demonstration on Tuesday, April 23 for 7-12th grade students at Salisbury school.