WCEC Awards $25,000 to East Texas Students

A panel of three independent judges recently awarded $20,000 in scholarships as part of Wood County Electric Cooperative’s (WCEC) “Power My World” essay contest. Ten local students residing within WCEC’s 9 county service area will each receive a $2,000 scholarship towards continuing education. The program is funded entirely by unclaimed capital credit payments returned to…

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New WCEC Headquarters Open For Business

WCEC served first members in new building on February 19 On Tuesday, February 19, 2013, Wood County Electric Cooperative (WCEC) began serving members from the new headquarters building that has been in construction since May of 2013. The new building is on the cooperative’s existing property at 501 S. Main Street in Quitman. The entrance to…

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WCEC Presents $3K CoBank Check to The Quitman Arboretum & Botanical Gardens

Today Debbie Robinson, CEO and General Manager of Wood County Electric Cooperative, Inc. (WCEC), presented a check in the amount of $3,472.00 to the Friends of the Arboretum (FOA). This check was made possible through one of WCEC’s lenders, CoBank, as part of their Sharing Success Matching Grant Program. CoBank created and endows Sharing Success,…

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Pole Inspection Crews to Perform Work

As part of routine maintenance, Wood County Electric Cooperative, Inc. (WCEC) has contracted with Osmose Utilities Services, Inc, to provide inspection services for distribution poles. To that end, contractor crews from Osmose will be performing sound test on poles and will operate with WCEC’s guidance to access private property under the authority of WCEC’s easements….

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WCEC Breaks Ground For New Headquarters Building

Today Wood County Electric Cooperative (WCEC) members, special guests, employees, and board members gathered to mark a special occasion at the cooperative with a ceremonial groundbreaking for a new administration building in Quitman. The new building will be built on the cooperative’s existing property at 501 S. Main Street in Quitman, replacing the 40s, 50,s…

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