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2015 Scholarship Application

The 2015 Virginia, Maryland & Delaware Association of Electric Cooperatives Educational Scholarship Application Guidelines are now available.  Details on eligibility requirements and the application steps can be found here.

The form may be completed and submitted electronically.

Application deadline is February 11, 2015.

October Tax Free Holiday

Thinking about buying a new appliance? On Oct. 10-13, you can shop for energy-efficient products - tax free!

During this four-day holiday, purchases of products meeting the ENERGY STAR and WaterSense qualifications, such as certain energy-efficient appliances, will be exempt from the Virginia sales tax.

Eligible products must be priced at $2,500 or less for each item, and be purchased for noncommercial home or personal use. See additional details here.

75th Annual Members' Meeting

Will be held at the Waverly Headquarters, 7103 General Mahone Hwy. (Route 460), Waverly, VA 23890, which is 1.5 miles east of the town of Waverly. Registration begins at 5:00 p.m. The business meeting begins at 7:00 p.m.

The member, whose name is listed on the account, must present photo identification to be registered to attend and vote. Non-member spouses may only attend as a guest of the member attending the meeting.

Prince George Electric Cooperative will be closing both of its offices at 12:00 noon on August 25th to prepare for the annual meeting.

Red Cross Blood Drive

PGEC is hosting a blood drive on Thursday, August 7th in the Headquarters Meeting Room at 7103 General Mahone Hwy., Waverly, VA 23890

The schedule is 1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. The schedule is filling but we do have openings remaining! The need is great during the summer when donations are down. Please visit www.RedCrossBlood.org, sponsor code PGEC and make your donation appointment now. Or call Lynn at (804) 834-2424, extension 117.

TOGETHER WE CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE!

Join us at the "Pork, Peanut & Pine"

We will be at the 39th annual Pork, Peanut & Pine Festival being held this weekend, July 19th & 20th from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., at beautiful Chippokes Plantation State Park in Surry County. Enjoy entertainment, food & craft vendors, children's activities and have a relaxing stroll through the historic grounds on the James River. And don't forget to stop by our tent to register for drawings for tote bags full of goodies or to pick up some information to help you save energy!

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Electric Co-op Members Cannot Afford Price Increases, Job Losses from Carbon Regulations

In reaction to recent Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations regarding carbon emissions for power plants, National Rural Electric Cooperatives Association (NRECA) CEO Jo Ann Emerson has posted an article outlining the effects the regulations may have on not-for-profit electric cooperatives and their members.

Offices closed Friday, July 4th

Our offices at 7103 General Mahone Hwy., Waverly, and 5718 Courthoue Rd., Prince George, will be closed Friday, July 4th. You may call (804) 834-2424 and select option 2 at any time to securely make a Visa or MasterCard payment. You will need your account number. This option also provides account balance, due date, and other information.

You may also register your account on the home page at "Online Bill Pay" to make payments or account inquiries.

Please call (804) 834-2424 to report power outages.

Lightning Safety Awareness Week

Summer is the peak season for one of the nation's deadliest weather phenomena--lightning. Though lightning strikes peak in summer, people are struck year round. In the United States, an average of 51 people are killed each year by lightning, and hundreds more are severely injured. While lightning fatalities have decreased over the past 30 years, lightning continues to be one of the top three storm-related killers in the United States.

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