How to access internet service, close digital divide
Roanoke Electric Co-op kicked off its Broadband & Beyond webinar series, offering solutions and suggestions for member-owners needing immediate access to free or low-cost internet service and computers. For a recap of the timely recommendations offered during this virtual gathering, read more.
May 19 webinar:'Telehealth in Response to COVID-19'
Roanoke Electric will host its third in a series of Broadband and Beyond webinars on telehealth, which has become essential during this pandemic. To contain the spread of infection at hospitals, medical offices and clinics, there has been heightened demand to address health concerns remotely. The May 19 webinar will focus on the broad range of health care services now offered to patients digitally, via computers and mobile devices.
The hour-long webinar begins at 11 a.m. Dial-in information:
Join Microsoft Teams Meeting
Conference ID: 399 224 406#
Co-op adds more free Wi-Fi hot spots
The COVID-19 pandemic has heightened awareness of the urgent need for internet access in our communities. In response, Roanoke Electric continues to deploy free Wi-Fi hot spots throughout its service territory. For available options, check out this updated listing.
Payment options save time and money
Roanoke Electric Co-op offers several options for paying your electric bill. Two ways to pay, electronic billing and bank drafts, can also help member-owners save money on this household expense by adding monthly bill credits.
Check it out.
Operation RoundUp: Putting your pennies to work
The Roanoke Rapids Public Library will be able to improve upon efforts to help local students maintain reading levels this summer, thanks to the generosity of co-op member-owners who rounded up their electric bills. As part of the co-op's Operation RoundUp program, nearly $13,000 was donated recently to worthy causes. Who else was the recipient of all this goodwill? Read more.
FOR SAFETY SAKE
Electrical Safety: The do's and don'ts
Electrical fires, injuries, fatalities and property loss. Each of those can be the tragic consequence of electrical hazards in the home or workplace. To avoid any of these outcomes, check out Roanoke Electric's handy list of do's and don'ts.Read more.
Memorial Day holiday
Roanoke Electric Co-op offices will be closed on Monday, May 25, in observance of the Memorial Day holiday. Normal business operations will resume on May 26.
Contact: Brittany Tann, communication specialist | Roanoke Electric Cooperative |