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Training and practice lead to safety

Every year, Howell-Oregon Electric Cooperative linemen complete a pole top rescue exercise. The purpose of this drill is to teach them what to do in the event a fellow lineman experiences an electrical contact. The pole top rescue drill is just one of several safety training lessons that linemen participate in each year.

Winning Annual Meeting Survey drawn

Each year at the Howell-Oregon Electric Cooperative (HOEC) annual meeting of membership, HOEC asks registered members of the cooperative to participate in a brief survey while at the meeting. Of those members who participated, a drawing for $76 in free electricity was held.

Former CYCLE delegate to attend West Point Military Academy

Dora high school graduate Taylor Brooks was recognized by Congressman Jason Smith for his appointment to the United States Military Academy at West Point, which he will be attending in the fall.

Electrical safety taught at Kids Fest

Pictured is John Thomason, HOEC Member Service Representative, at “Kids Fest” held recently at the West Plains Armory. “Kids Fest” is an annual event designed to teach kids how to stay safe and to be aware of potential dangers around them.

General Manager's report from Annual Meeting

For the benefit of all HOEC members, especially those who were not in attendance at the HOEC Annual Meeting, an outline of the report from CEO/General Manager Dan Singletary is included here.

This year’s report topics are service, safety, communications and maintenance.

76th Annual Meeting of Membership (with photos)

Howell-Oregon Electric Cooperative's 76th Annual Meeting took place Friday, May 1st at the Civic Center, with approximately 1,000 members, families and friends attending.

Annual Meeting May 1st: Kids Fun Zone, door prizes and more

HOEC invites you to the 76th annual meeting of membership to be held the evening of Friday, May 1st at the West Plains Civic Center. Bring your children so they can enjoy the Kids Fun Zone that will be open from 5 to 6:30!

HOEC team participates in OMC Fun Run

A fun day was had by all Howell-Oregon Electric Cooperative employees, family members and friends who participated in the 25th Annual Ozarks Medical Center (OMC) Fun Run, held on April 25th. The event included a 1.5 mile walk, a 5K run and a 10K run.


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