OVER $48 K IN GRANTS PRESENTED TO 36 LOCAL CHARITIES

Today, at WCEC’s headquarters in Quitman, over $48 K in grants was handed out to 36 worthy local organizations. Checks were designated for 33 local fire departments, The Forever Young Activity Center, The Pilot Club of Quitman and The Texas Ramp Project. This was a significant event, as these checks represent the first grants from…

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WCEC Awards $20,000 to East Texas Students

A panel of 3 independent judges recently awarded $20,000 in scholarships as part of Wood County Electric Cooperative’s (WCEC) “Power My World” program. Ten local high school students, who reside within WCEC’s 9-county service area, will each receive a $2,000 scholarship towards their continuing education.   The WCEC scholarship program is funded entirely by unclaimed capital…

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High Bills?? Here’s Why!

Wow! The month of January saw the second highest kWh usage for any month since 1996.  One for the record books, WCEC residential users consumed 70 million kWh.  That’s the highest Winter month kWh usage in recent history!  Only February 2011 at 69 million, comes close. What drove that? The extremely cold weather.  Usage is…

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WCEC Presents $1,450 Check to Quitman Anchor Club

Quitman – February 6, 2018 Today a representative Wood County Electric Cooperative, Inc. (WCEC), Paige Eaton, Director of Communications, presented a check in the amount of $1,450 to the Quitman Anchor Club during their monthly meeting. This check was made possible through one of WCEC’s software vendors, SEDC. SEDC held its fourth annual video contest…

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WCEC Awards $6,000 to Non-Traditional Adult Learners

Wood County Electric Cooperative (WCEC) is pleased to announce the 3 scholarship winners in the Power Upward Scholarship contest. This program is for non-traditional adult learners pursuing post-secondary education. Each winner applied with an essay describing their decision to continue their field of study and future goals. The winners, selected by an independent judge, are:…

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