News Maker Greg Rogers of SVEC on remaining safe

Winter weather is coming, and Shenandoah Valley Electric Cooperative (SVEC) is ready 24 7.

We spoke with SVEC President and CEO Greg Rogers in our latest news maker about keeping yourself and crews safe.

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Greg reminds us that the move over law on roads applies to electrical crews as well.

He also has tips for generator use during outages as well.

Greg also has advice on effective and proper use of space heaters too.

Shenandoah Valley Electric Cooperative also wishes everyone a happy and safe holiday season.

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News Maker Greg Rogers on Oct. at SVEC

Shenandoah Valley Electric Cooperative (SVEC) is celebrating National Cooperative month.

As we do the first Fri. of every month we are talking with SVEC.

This month the President and CEO of SVEC Greg Rogers is with us in our latest news maker.

News makers are brought to you by Warren County Together We are Community.

Greg tells us about National Cooperative month.

He also explains the advantages of being a member of a cooperative.

Greg also explains that one of the codes of being in a cooperative is working with each other to correct problems that might occur as in the recovery from Hurricane Ian.

Click here for Greg’s interview.

For more news from across the Shenandoah Valley, click here.

News Maker Greg Rogers on Oct. at SVEC

Shenandoah Valley Electric Cooperative (SVEC) is celebrating National Cooperative month.

As we do the first Fri. of every month we are talking with SVEC.

This month the President and CEO of SVEC Greg Rogers is with us in our latest news maker.

News makers are brought to you by Warren County Together We are Community.

Greg tells us about National Cooperative month.

He also explains the advantages of being a member of a cooperative.

Greg also explains that one of the codes of being in a cooperative is working with each other to correct problems that might occur as in the recovery from Hurricane Ian.

For more news from across the Shenandoah Valley, click here.

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News Maker Preston Knight on SVEC owing customers money

Does Shenandoah Valley Electric Cooperative (SVEC) owe you money?

As we do the first Friday of every month we check in with the Cooperative to see what is important for the month.

Today we spoke with SVEC Event and Communication Manager Preston Knight in our latest news maker.

News makers are brought to you by Warren County Together We are Community.

Preston tells us that SVEC is looking for former customers of the Cooperative because they may owe them money.

He tells us there is a whole list of people on the list which can be found here.

Preston also tells us that the Cooperative goes searching for former customers at least once a year.

If you are a former customer or know of someone who was you might want to check the list.

Click here for Preston interview.

For more news from across the Shenandoah Valley, click here.

News Maker Preston Knight on SVEC owing customers money

Does Shenandoah Valley Electric Cooperative (SVEC) owe you money?

As we do the first Friday of every month we check in with the Cooperative to see what is important for the month.

Today we spoke with SVEC Event and Communication Manager Preston Knight in our latest news maker.

News makers are brought to you by Warren County Together We are Community.

Preston tells us that SVEC is looking for former customers of the Cooperative because they may owe them money.

He tells us there is a whole list of people on the list which can be found here.

Preston also tells us that the Cooperative goes searching for former customers at least once a year.

If you are a former customer or know of someone who was you might want to check the list.

For more news from across the Shenandoah Valley, click here.

News Maker Preston Knight on SVEC awarding funds

Shenandoah Valley Electric Cooperative (SVEC) awarded the funds from Operation Round Up recently.

As we do every first Fri. of the month we check in with SVEC to see what’s the latest for the month.

In our latest news maker we spoke with Event and Communication Manager Preston Knight about SVEC.

News makers are brought to you by Warren County Together We are Community.

Preston tells us that voting in the SVEC Board of Directors will soon end with the results announced on Aug. 11.

He also tells us who received funding form the Cooperative’s Operation Round Up.

Preston also explains how any nonprofit can apply for funding for the October release of funds.

Click here for Preston’s interview.

For more news from across the Shenandoah Valley, click here.

News Maker Preston Knight on SVEC awarding funds

Shenandoah Valley Electric Cooperative (SVEC) awarded the funds from Operation Round Up recently.

As we do every first Fri. of the month we check in with SVEC to see what’s the latest for the month.

In our latest news maker we spoke with Event and Communication Manager Preston Knight about SVEC.

News makers are brought to you by Warren County Together We are Community.

Preston tells us that voting in the SVEC Board of Directors will soon end with the results announced on Aug. 11.

He also tells us who received funding form the Cooperative’s Operation Round Up.

Preston also explains how any nonprofit can apply for funding for the October release of funds.

For more news from across the Shenandoah Valley, click here.

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SVEC Operation Round Up Grant Recipients

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SVEC’s Operation Round Up Committee has selected a dozen community organizations as the latest group of grant recipients.

The total amount to be distributed in July is $12,000. Operation Round Up is SVEC’s charitable program that features a pool of money that grows as members voluntarily “round up” their bills to the nearest dollar each month.

Applications for the next grant cycle are available at svec.coop/ORU and due Oct. 5.

The latest grant recipients are:

Augusta County

Community Foundation of Central Blue Ridge: To support the nonprofit Jones Gardens in its expansion of a community garden in Staunton.

LIFEworks Project: To support its microgrant program to assist neighbors in their press forward toward independence.

Mental Health America of Augusta: To run its I.C. Hope program through the local YMCA, providing support services from pre-kindergarten through 12th grades.

 

Page County

Living Legacy: To help with the cost of its first employee, a part-time facility manager who helps to promote the mission of encouraging personal development and healthy lifestyles for youth.

Stanley Volunteer Fire Department: To keep equipment in working condition for its group of about 50 members.

 

Rockingham County

Blue Ridge Foster Love: To supplement overhead costs for its foster care closet and purchase items required to be new, such as diapers, wipes and car seats.

 

Shenandoah County

Sustainability Matters: To support Shenandoah County-based activities of its Making Trash Bloom project at the landfill.

 

Winchester/Frederick County

Council on Alcoholism, Lord Fairfax: To replace the HVAC units at its Lord Fairfax House, a residential halfway house for people recovering from addiction to drugs and alcohol.

Godfrey Miller Home: To subsidize the cost of meals to older adults in the community who have limited financial meals.

Love to NIC: To provide necessities, such as shoes, socks and clothing, and meals to area homeless.

 

Regional

Girl Scouts of Virginia Skyline: To support financial assistance in its service area, to include funding girls with membership, uniforms, books and more.

Salvation Army Front Royal: To purchase gifts for underprivileged children in the Angel Tree Christmas assistance program.

SVEC Storm Damage Update

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As of 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, SVEC is working as quickly and safely as possible to restore about 660 outages, at about a dozen locations, in an effort to have everyone back on by Wednesday morning. At this time, because of the severity of storm damage, there are situations in Frederick County and northern Shenandoah County that may not have service restored until daylight Wednesday.

We advise members to please make appropriate accommodations if they live in those areas. We have as many crews working as possible to avoid lengthy outages.

For the latest outage numbers, please visit the Outage Center at svec.coop.

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News Maker Preston Knight on SVEC elections

Shenandoah Valley Electric Cooperative (SVEC) well hold its board of  directors elections this summer.

We spoke with SVEC Events and Communications Manager Preston Knight about that in our latest news maker.

News makers are brought to you by Warren County Together We are Community.

Preston explains who is eligible to run for the board and how the elections work.

He also explains how to get involved if you would like to be a board member.

Preston also gives us a breakdown of the districts that make up the SVEC services area.

Click here for Preston’s interview.

For more news from across the Shenandoah Valley, click here.