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HOEC's Dan Singletary appointed to AMEC committee

Dan Singletary, CEO/General Manager of Howell-Oregon Electric Cooperative, was recently appointed as a district representative to the Internal Operations Committee of the Association of Missouri Electric Cooperatives (AMEC), Jefferson City. AMEC is the service organization of the state's 47 electric cooperatives, which serve more than 560,000 rural consumers.

Winona preschool students learn about electricity

At Howell-Oregon Electric Cooperative, we are proactive in the communities we serve and are available to speak to civic organizations and students of all ages about electrical safety. HOEC Crew Foreman Bill Wolford recently spoke to a group of preschool students in Winona about the convenience of electricity and, more importantly, staying safe around electricity.

Humidity and Energy Efficiency 101

Too much or too little humidity can cost you energy dollars

What in the world does humidity have to do with energy efficiency? It turns out a lot, because humidity affects our comfort and can lead us to use more energy than we need to.

HOEC team takes part in CASA fundraiser

A number of HOEC employees and family members (pictured above) took part in the "Color me CASA" 5K walk/run fundraiser for 37th Judicial CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children), held on Saturday, September 27th.

Ten simple ways to lower your electricity bill

1. Change that filter
A clogged furnace filter can force your heating and air-conditioning system to work harder. Keep a good supply of filters on hand so that you don't run out. Write the date you changed your filter on the end of the filter. Mark your calendar to as a reminder to change the filter monthly.

C.A.R.E. Video Series: Affordable Electricity

This video, the second in the C.A.R.E. series from Associated Electric Cooperative (of which HOEC is a member), looks at the many ways that Cooperatives work to provide their members with affordable electricity.

Safety through Education

Eddie Goins of Sho-Me Power Cooperative recently spoke on behalf of HOEC to school bus drivers at West Plains High School about what to do in case of a bus accident involving downed power lines. The program teaches methods of keeping students and the drivers themselves safe in such a situation.

Commitment to Safety extends to communities

Recently, Howell-Oregon Electric Cooperative invited Fire Fighters, First Responders, and Construction Personnel to an electrical safety seminar. Pictured is Jeff West, HOEC Operations Manager, leading a seminar held at Eminence High School for persons attending the meeting from Shannon County.

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