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MAKING WCEC PHONE PAYMENTS?

We’ve enhanced our already FAST, SAFE, SECURE, bill payment process WCEC Customer Service Representatives will no longer accept credit card or checking account information via phone after September 1, 2019. Members can still pay by phone but must use the automated system. We’re making this change for several reasons, but primarily for our member’s protection:…

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MAGNETIC NEWS FOR YOU!

SIMPLE, FAST & CONVENIENT OUTAGE REPORTING Chances are, if you received a busy single while trying to report an outage, it’s because you were calling our office number instead of the high-volume number. Recently, we mailed all members a postcard with refrigerator magnets with the Outage Hotline number.  This is not the general office number…

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2019 ETREYS Attendees and Scholarship Winners

Ten youth delegates sponsored by WCEC recently attended the 2019 East Texas Rural Electric Youth Seminar (ETREYS) held on the campus of East Texas Baptist University in Marshall. These youth joined 120 other ETREYS participants, each sponsored by one of 9 East Texas electric cooperatives. ETREYS is a leadership camp designed to foster positive ideals,…

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WCEC Awards $10,000 to East Texas Students

A panel of 3 independent judges recently awarded $10,000 in scholarships as part of Wood County Electric Cooperative’s (WCEC) “Power My World” program. Ten local high school students, residing within WCEC’s 9-county service area, will each receive a $1,000 scholarship towards continuing education.   The program is funded entirely by unclaimed capital credit payments returned to…

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$64K in Grants Awarded to Local Non-profits

The board of directors of the Wood County Electric Charitable Foundation recently met to consider grant disbursements to a host of charitable organizations that applied for funding. Eight local organizations, representing a broad cross-section of interests and demographics, were awarded $64,000 for projects and programs that serve the citizens of Wood County Electric Cooperative’s 9-county…

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