VOL. 110 -  Aug. 12, 2020
Co-op set to resume normal business operations
Roanoke Electric Co-op will be reopening its lobby later this month, as plans to resume normal business operations are rolled out. Monthly billing and payment requirements are likewise set to return to normal on Sept. 1. The co-op is offering various payment options for member-owners still facing financial hardship, because of the ongoing pandemic. For more information on this reopening, read more. 
Crews work tirelessly to restore power after storm
Roanoke Electric Co-op linemen joined forces with mutual aid crews to restore power quickly after Hurricane Isaias made landfall in North Carolina. The deadly storm tore through parts of the co-op's service territory, leaving a path of death and destruction in its wake. Read more.
Sept. 15: Deadline for 'Bright Ideas' grant applications 
The deadline for local K-12 teachers to submit their applications for the co-op's Bright Ideas Education Grant Program is Sept. 15. The co-op will award a total of $8,000 in grant funding for innovative classroom projects. To learn more about the program and submit an application, read more. 
Want to dig a hole? Call 811 to avoid safety hazards  
Are you tempted to venture outside and put your green thumb to good use? Before you grab those gardening tools and start digging, heed this warning for safety's sake: Call 811 so you know what's below. Read more.
Coins add up to fill void for local fire departments 
Roanoke Electric Co-op recently presented  about $3000 in grants in support of two local fire departments for much needed equipment. The much-needed funding boost was made possible through its Operation RoundUp initiative. Read more. 
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Contact: Brittany Tann, communication specialist | Roanoke Electric Cooperative | 252-209-2236 | [email protected] | www.roanokeelectric.com