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Co-op Lineworkers Bring Electricity to Bolivian Villages

Fifteen volunteer electric cooperative lineworkers recently returned to the United States from Bolivia with heavier beards, weary eyes and thinner waistlines.

But what they left behind after two and a half weeks of hard labor will endure long after they trim their whiskers and catch up on their sleep.

The lineworkers brought electricity for the first time to 52 households across five communities in the Oruro region of the South American nation.

Electric Cooperatives Accepting College Scholarship Applications

 

Electric cooperatives in Virginia, Maryland and Delaware are accepting applications for their popular scholarship from high school seniors who intend to pursue higher education studies.

The scholarships are awarded by the Virginia, Maryland & Delaware Association of Electric Cooperatives’ Education Scholarship Foundation. Since 2001, the foundation has provided almost 800 scholarships to graduating high school students totaling more than $680,000.

Annual Ag Fair is Oct. 5th

Now in its fourth year, the annual Northampton Agricultural County Fair continues to grow as a popular fall event on the Eastern Shore.

This family-friendly event is free and open to the public and will take place on Saturday, Oct. 5 behind the former Northampton Middle School in Machipongo from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Co-op Prepared for Dorian/Office Close to Public Friday

Due to severe weather associated with Hurricane Dorian, the A&N Electric Cooperative business office will be closed to the public on Friday, Sept. 6. The decision to close the lobby is in the best interests and safety of the cooperative’s members. The cooperative will remain open throughout the duration of the storm and until all outages associated with the storm have been restored.

Youth Tour 2019

Eastern Shore Students Experience Washington Youth Tour

From pandas to politicians, high schoolers from electric cooperative service territories in Virginia, Maryland and Delaware got a thorough immersion in Washington, D.C. government, culture and activities during the 2019 Electric Cooperative Youth Tour.

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