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August 2018 Newsletter

Date: July 26, 2018
Topics: People's Powerline - Newsletter

In the August edition of People's Powerline, we talk about this year's Annual Meeting on September 29. Also, don't miss this year’s annual meeting registration gift -- a limited edition 8" cast iron skillet. Special guest entertainment for PEC Day is featured on page 3, and the results of our 9th annual blood drive are on page 2. The ever-popular classifieds section remains on page 4. Read this issue in digital format.


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Submit a Classified Ad!

Date: July 26, 2018
Topics: People's Powerline - Newsletter

This is a free service to PEC members. Ads submitted to the People's Powerline newsletter each month will be accepted on a first come, first serve basis.


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July 2018 Newsletter

Date: June 28, 2018
Topics: People's Powerline - Newsletter

We are pleased to announce the selection of Guy Sims as our new Board Member for District 4. Join us for the All-American Blood drive on July 6. Also, learn about how trees are an on-growing concern. And don't miss The Ball Brothers, our Annual Meeting headliner, featured on page 3. The ever-popular classifieds remain on page 4. Read this issue in digital format.


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Submit a Classified Ad!

Date: June 28, 2018
Topics: People's Powerline - Newsletter

This is a free service to PEC members. Ads submitted to the People's Powerline newsletter each month will be accepted on a first come, first serve basis.


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Stay safe exploring the great outdoors this summer

Date: May 30, 2018
Topics: Press Releases

Summer is in full swing, and that means it is time for fun in the sun! As you find yourself spending more time outdoors, PEC reminds you to stay safe. Learn ways to keep your family safe.


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June 2018 Edition

Date: May 30, 2018
Topics: People's Powerline - Newsletter

Stay and play outside a bit longer this summer with an outdoor security light from PEC. (Details inside this month's issue.) Join us at the Ada All-American Blood drive on July 6. Also, it's time to reserve your annual meeting booth, and read about our new Co-Op Life, It’s Better Here video series which features Joe and Roberta Summers of Pickett. The ever-popular classifieds remain on page 4. Read this issue in digital format.


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Co-op Life | It's Better Here Series - Episode 1

Date: May 07, 2018
Topics: Video

Travel with us to Pickett, Oklahoma, where we hear from PEC members, Joe and Roberta Summers.


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May 2018 Edition

Date: April 26, 2018
Topics: People's Powerline - Newsletter

Did you know PEC pays a gross receipts tax which benefits local schools? Also, learn summer energy efficiency tips and how to finance an energy efficient heat pump system before summer heat is upon us. The ever-popular classifieds section remains on page 4. Read this issue in digital format.



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Submit a Classified Ad!

Date: April 26, 2018
Topics: People's Powerline - Newsletter

This is a free service to PEC members. Ads submitted to the People's Powerline newsletter each month will be accepted on a first come, first serve basis.


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April 2018 Edition

Date: March 28, 2018
Topics: People's Powerline - Newsletter

You have the power with Prepaid billing. Find out all the benefits in this month's issue. Meet our two 2018 Youth Tour delegates. Also find out how trees and power lines can co-exist. As always the ever-popular classifieds remain on page 4. Read this issue in digital format.


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Youth Tour Winners Announced

Date: March 14, 2018
Topics: Press Releases

Juniors Makenzie Hill from Vanoss High School and Coleman Prince from Ada High School have been chosen as delegates to the 53rd annual Washington D.C. Youth Tour this summer.


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March 2018 Edition

Date: February 26, 2018
Topics: People's Powerline - Newsletter

We provide you with ways to be more energy efficient with energy efficiency tips that make for a better ‘Co-Op Life.’ Also learn how SmartHub helps you make ‘cents’ of your usage and the ever-popular classifieds section remains on page 4. Read this issue in digital format.



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2018 Youth Tour Finalists Announced

Date: February 23, 2018
Topics: Press Releases

PEC announced the top ten finalists in the co-op’s 2018 Youth Tour contest today. Over 60 students were administered a written exam throughout the month of February at the participating schools.


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Outage Due to Failed Regulator

Date: February 05, 2018
Topics: Press Releases

Approximately 1,900 locations in Pontotoc County were without power from approximately 6:30 PM to 8 PM Sunday evening. The outage was due to a failed voltage regulator inside the cooperative’s Ahloso substation.


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SmartHub Helps You Make ¢ents of it All

Date: February 02, 2018
Topics: Press Releases

Learn how the SmartHub self serve portal allows you to track your usage, analyze and understand weather trends, compare usage and report an outage.


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Winter Chill Yields High Bills

Date: January 31, 2018
Topics: Press Releases

Members of People’s Electric Cooperative (PEC) are feeling the effects that so many consumers across the nation are experiencing as they open up their February power bills.


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February 2018 Edition

Date: January 26, 2018
Topics: People's Powerline - Newsletter

Outage Texting is here. Learn about the new service, along with step by step instructions on how to opt-in, opt-out, report your outage and check your outage status. On page 2, we announce the 2017 Employees of the Year and the ever-popular classifieds section remains on page 4. Read this issue in digital format.


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January 2018 Edition

Date: December 28, 2017
Topics: People's Powerline - Newsletter

You will notice a new look for the January newsletter. We launch our new 2018 product campaign. January’s issue also kicks off our 2018 Youth Tour contest and includes winter storm preparedness and safety tips and a reminder that outage texting is on the horizon. You need to be ready for outage texting by updating your mobile numbers on file at PEC. As always, the ever-popular classifieds section remains on page 4. Read this issue in digital format.



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Submit a Classified Ad!

Date: December 28, 2017
Topics: People's Powerline - Newsletter

This is a free service to PEC members. Ads submitted to the People's Powerline newsletter each month will be accepted on a first come, first serve basis.


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December 2017 Edition

Date: November 28, 2017
Topics: People's Powerline - Newsletter

Go Paperless in December using our SmartHub app and receive a $5 credit on your bill. Find useful safety tips about space heaters, along with winter outage safety tips. Plans are on the horizon for outage texting in 2018.  You must update your phone numbers to take advantage of this service. As always, the ever-popular classifieds section remains on page 4. Read this issue in digital format.



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November 2017 Edition

Date: October 26, 2017
Topics: People's Powerline - Newsletter

Annual Meeting highlights are on page one of this month's newsletter. Inside, remember to ‘fall back’ on November 5. We announce the winner of the PEC Day survey drawing for a PEC BBQ set on page 2, along with the names of our 81st Annual Meeting winners. As always, and the ever-popular classifieds section remains on page 4. Read this issue in digital format.


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October 2017 Newsletter

Date: September 28, 2017
Topics: People's Powerline - Newsletter

In the October edition of the People’s Powerline,  we feature Smarthub on the front page. We talk about Halloween electrical safety tips on page 2, and we inform you on what to do if your car crashes into a utility pole. Read this issue in digital format.


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September 2017 Newsletter

Date: August 29, 2017
Topics: People's Powerline - Newsletter

In the September edition of the People's Powerline, we encourage you to watch for your annual meeting program around the 2nd week of September. We have a blast from the past with pictures from our 1986 Annual Meeting, we feature PowerWatch and highlight some of the great PEC Day foods to expect this year. Read this issue in digital format.


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August 2017 Newsletter

Date: July 27, 2017
Topics: People's Powerline - Newsletter

In the August edition of the People’s Powerline, we talk about this year’s Annual Meeting on September 30. Also, we announce this year’s annual meeting registration gift, special guest entertainment for PEC Day, and the results of our 8th annual blood drive. We also tell you about August’s featured products and the ever-popular classifieds section remains on page 4. Read this issue in digital format.


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July 2017 Newsletter

Date: June 28, 2017
Topics: People's Powerline - Newsletter

In the July edition of the People’s Powerline, we talk about the All-American Blood drive that is happening July 6 and 7. Also, read about PEC Day headliners The New Dove Brothers and a very nice gesture that member Craig Johnston of Tishomingo did recently by returning a lost piece of equipment from May’s severe weather. We also tell you about July’s featured products and the ever-popular classifieds section remains on page 4. Read this issue in digital format.


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June 2017 Newsletter

Date: May 25, 2017
Topics: People's Powerline - Newsletter

In the June edition of the People’s Powerline, we talk about the recent phone scam, the All-American Blood drive in July and Annual Meeting booths. We also tell you about June’s featured products and the ever-popular classifieds section remains on page 4. Read this issue in digital format.


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Beware of Phone Scams

Date: May 11, 2017
Topics: Press Releases

Phone scammers have recently been targeting PEC members in and around the Ada area. Don’t be duped by their latest tactics. Scammers are becoming more and more desperate.


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May 2017 Newsletter

Date: April 26, 2017
Topics: People's Powerline - Newsletter

In the May edition of the People’s Powerline, PEC embarks on an exciting new era of distribution, transmission and generation of power using Oklahoma's own natural gas technology.  We also tell you about May’s featured products and the ever-popular classifieds section remains on page 4. Read this issue in digital format.




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April 2017 Edition

Date: March 29, 2017
Topics: People's Powerline - Newsletter

Our April edition of the People’s Powerline celebrates National Linemen Appreciation Day on April 18th. We announce the two PEC 2017 Youth Tour delegates. We show lineman pictures, tell you about April’s featured products and the ever-popular classifieds section remains on page 4. Read this issue in digital format.



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Know How to Stay Safe After Storms

Date: March 27, 2017
Topics: Press Releases

Severe thunderstorms, tornadoes, and flooding can leave more than damage in their wake—they can leave hidden dangers as well.


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March 2017 Edition

Date: February 24, 2017
Topics: People's Powerline - Newsletter

Our March edition tells you how to shield your home from surges with our monthly featured products. We talk about how trees and utilities can co exist, Youth Tour and the ever-popular classifieds section remains on page 4. Read this issue in digital format.


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Space Heaters are Power Eaters

Date: February 20, 2017
Topics: Press Releases

“If something sounds too good to be true, it probably is.” Many people turn to space heaters as a convenient source of warmth in winter months, believing that they’ll actually save on their electric bill. Don’t be fooled by its small size.
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February 2017 Edition

Date: January 26, 2017
Topics: People's Powerline - Newsletter

Our February edition tells you how to ‘take charge’ of your electric bill with our monthly featured products. We announce the 2016 Power-Up appliance drawing winner. Also, PEC's employees of year are found on page 2, and the ever-popular classifieds section remains on page 4.  Read this issue in digital format.


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PEC Crew Assists in Ice Storm Recovery

Date: January 16, 2017
Topics: Press Releases

Ada, Okla., — Monday morning, a five-man crew from Ada-based People’s Electric Cooperative (PEC) left for Tri-County Electric Cooperative (TCEC) located in Hooker, Oklahoma. The PEC crew, composed of Brad Butler, Wes Wainscott, Rusty Stuart, Aaron Brown, and Ryan Stoup, will assist in the restoration efforts following Ice Storm Jupiter’s crippling devastation in the northwest portion of our state. PEC’s VP of Corporate Communications and Community Relations Jennifer Boeck reported that approximately 6,200 member-consumers in Tri-County’s service area were still without power as of Monday morning.


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January 2017 Edition

Date: December 26, 2016
Topics: People's Powerline - Newsletter

2017's Take Charge campaign fills the lead spot in our January newsletter. Despite recent above average temperatures outside, old man 'Norther' could be right around the corner. Be prepared for winter storms--see inside! We also kick off our 2017 Youth Tour contest inside on page 3.  And as always, the ever-popular classifieds section remains on page 4. Read this issue in digital format.



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December 2016 Edition

Date: November 29, 2016
Topics: People's Powerline - Newsletter

Good tidings abound in this month's newsletter. Read a special thank you on page 2 from members Bobby and Ronda Talley of Stuart. The Oklahoma Association of Electric Cooperatives announce their annual newsletter award winners, and PEC is included in these honors. We also encourage you to stay safe and prepare now for the winter storm season.  As always, the ever-popular classifieds section remains on page 4. Read this issue in digital format.



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November 2016 Edition

Date: October 28, 2016
Topics: People's Powerline - Newsletter

Remember, ownership matters. Learn more in this month's November newsletter. Also before outside temperatures dip this winter, find out how you can warm up with energy savings provided by a new heat pump. We announce two recent PowerUp winners. Also, the names of our 80th Annual Meeting winners can be found on page 2, and the ever-popular classifieds section remains on page 4. Read this issue in digital format.



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October 2016 Edition

Date: September 29, 2016
Topics: People's Powerline - Newsletter

Before the next surge, consider PEC's PowerShield program. Also, get green this fall and GO paperless in order to receive a $5 credit on your next bill. You can also harness the power of SmartHub to report your power outage via your mobile device or computer. (Read about it on page 3.) As always, the ever-popular classifieds are on page 4. Read this issue in digital format.


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September 2016 Edition

Date: August 29, 2016
Topics: People's Powerline - Newsletter

This month, we pay tribute to PEC's longest tenured CEO, Randy Ethridge. We also encourage our members to watch for their annual meeting program arriving sometime after the Labor Day weekend. Read this issue in digital format.


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Contract Worker Injured

Date: August 25, 2016
Topics: Press Releases

Today a contract worker was injured while working outside the Lasalle Substation located south of Ada. Details are still being gathered.


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August 2016 Edition

Date: July 27, 2016
Topics: People's Powerline - Newsletter

You are a member, not a customer. Learn what that means in this month's newsletter. Also, booth reservations are still open for PEC's Annual Meeting on Saturday, September 24, 2016. Blood drive results are on page 3. As always, the ever-popular classifieds are on page 4. Read this issue in digital format.


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July 2016 Edition

Date: June 27, 2016
Topics: People's Powerline - Newsletter

The ability to report your outage via PEC’s SmartHub app is here! (Read about it on page 1.) Also, find out how you can help secure our area’s blood supply during the upcoming July 4th holiday weekend. Inside the newsletter on page 2 and 3, we provide annual meeting booth reservation and entertainment information. As always, the ever-popular classifieds remain on page 4. Read this month's digital edition.


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You Otter Give Blood

Date: June 20, 2016
Topics: Press Releases

To keep the blood supply strong through the July 4th weekend, Oklahoma Blood Institute (OBI) is urging PEC members and Ada area residents to make donation a priority.  The 7th Annual All-American Blood Drive of Ada, sponsored by PEC, the Chickasaw Nation, and Mercy Hospital will occur at 1710 North Broadway - Agri Plex Convention Center, Thursday, July 7, from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM. Two tickets to an Oklahoma City Dodgers baseball game will be awarded to each person who donates a pint of blood.


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All Eyes on Safety this Summer

Date: June 09, 2016
Topics: Press Releases

Swimming and boating can quickly become dangerous. Stay off your phone. Limit conversation. Designate a 'water watcher.' Don’t let summer fun turn into tragedy. Know the importance of electrical safety near boats, docks and marinas.


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June 2016 Edition

Date: May 23, 2016
Topics: People's Powerline - Newsletter

We announce Kevin Wood as PEC’s next CEO.  Let security lights light up your dark nights on page 2 and read about the upcoming 7th annual Ada All-American blood drive on July 7, 2016.  As always, the ever-popular classifieds remain on page 4. Read this month's digital edition.



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PEC Board of Trustees Selects Kevin Wood as New CEO

Date: May 12, 2016
Topics: Press Releases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

(Ada, Okla.) — People’s Electric Cooperative (PEC) announced today that its board of trustees has unanimously chosen Kevin Wood as the cooperative’s next Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer. Wood, who currently serves as PEC’s Senior Vice-President of Corporate Services, will succeed Randy Ethridge who has served in the role since 1985.


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May 2016 Edition

Date: April 27, 2016
Topics: People's Powerline - Newsletter

We announce our three Youth Tour winners as they prepare for a trip of a lifetime that begins June 12. PEC’s eighth grade energy camp winners are also announced on page 3. Prepare for summer temps with PEC's Heat Pump Loan program on page 2.  As always, the ever-popular classifieds remain on page 4. Read this month's digital edition.


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April 2016 Edition

Date: March 27, 2016
Topics: People's Powerline - Newsletter

‘Think’ before you pull the plug on electric water heaters. Also learn the importance of vegetation management.  This month we celebrate PEC’s Tree Line USA status and discuss why keeping tree limbs and other obstacles away from high-voltage power lines is important. As always, the ever-popular classifieds remain on page 4.


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March 2016 Edition

Date: February 23, 2016
Topics: People's Powerline - Newsletter

Spring is just around the corner, and March is always a great time to consider PEC's PowerShield and PowerWatch programs.  The basics of each are explained in this month's issue, along with related promotion incentives. Also, the deadline to be entered in our first ever 8th grade energy camp contest is March 4.  As always, the ever-popular classifieds remain on page 4. Read this month's digital edition.



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February 2016 Edition

Date: January 26, 2016
Topics: People's Powerline - Newsletter

Get on PEC’s online SmartHub and Go Paperless during Februry to receive a $5 credit on your next electric bill. Read more about SmartHub in this month's newsletter. Then inside, see our recent Co-op Proud, Kindle and end-of-year drawing winners. Find out how 8th grade students can win a trip to Energy Camp this summer. As always, the ever-popular classifieds section remains on page 4. Read this month's digital edition.


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January 2016 Edition

Date: December 27, 2015
Topics: People's Powerline - Newsletter

2016’s Power Up campaign is in full swing. Meet our 2015 Employees of the Year, Billy R. Huffman and Shannon Sinnett. Youth Tour testing begins in February at PEC headquarters in Ada, along with select sites throughout our service area. As always, the ever-popular classifieds section remains on page 4. Read this issue in digital format.


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December 2015 Edition

Date: November 24, 2015
Topics: People's Powerline - Newsletter

Stay safe and prepare now for the winter storm season.  See checklist in our upcoming December newsletter. ‘Go Paperless’ and leave all the paper for Santa and his presents this year. Youth Tour tests will be administered at various sites this year--see page 3.  As always, the ever-popular classifieds section remains on page 4. Read this issue in digital format.


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City of Ada Continues Road Construction, Paving Begins - Thursday, November 12, 2015

Date: November 12, 2015
Topics: Press Releases

The City of Ada continues work to improve streets immediately surrounding the entrance to PEC’s offices located at the intersection of Lonnie Abbott Boulevard and Country Club Road in Ada.


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High Winds Produce PEC Outages - Nov. 11, 2015

Date: November 11, 2015
Topics: Press Releases

Weather events such as the high wind we are experiencing today often interrupt electrical service.



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November 2015 Edition

Date: October 29, 2015
Topics: People's Powerline - Newsletter

Warm up to energy savings with a new heat pump before outside temperatures dip this winter. Meet Kyle Stuart, PEC's new Senior Vice-President of Administrative Services.  Find the names of our 79th Annual Meeting winners on page 2, and the ever-popular classifieds section remains on page 4. Read this issue in digital format.


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October 2015 Edition

Date: September 25, 2015
Topics: People's Powerline - Newsletter

Carlton Tilley retires after 29+ years of service. We also encourage members to get green this fall and GO paperless in order to receive a $5 credit on their next bill.  Inside, we promote SmartHub and the upcoming Co-op Proud gift basket drawing that we’ll be registering members for as they participate in September and October’s Co-op Proud promotion.  As always, the ever-popular classifieds section remains on page 4. Read this issue in digital format.


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September 2015 Edition

Date: August 28, 2015
Topics: People's Powerline - Newsletter

PEC's 79th Annual Meeting is on Saturday, September 26, 2015, at the Pontotoc County Agri-Plex in Ada. Watch for your annual meeting program arriving soon in the mail. Don't throw it away! Bring it with you to annual meeting to receive this year's registration gift and be entered in the prize drawings. This month, we also continue to be Co-op Proud of PowerShield and PowerWatch products.  As always, the ever-popular classifieds are on page 4. Read this issue in digital format.


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August 2015 Edition

Date: July 29, 2015
Topics: People's Powerline - Newsletter

The City of Sulphur sets aside a day for PEC District Line Technician Larry Shellenberger after 53 years of service. Also, save time with our popular bank draft program known as Sure B.E.T.--details on page 3, and booth reservations are still open for PEC's 79th Annual Meeting on Saturday, September 26, 2015.  As always, the ever-popular classifieds are on page 4. Read this issue in digital format.


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July 2015 Edition

Date: June 26, 2015
Topics: People's Powerline - Newsletter

Are you SmartHub savvy? See page 1 and 3 of this month's newsletter where we highlight PEC’s SmartHub and the paperless programs, as well as two of our lineman, Reese Howard and Matt Cooley who recently completed climbing school.  Inside the newsletter on page 2, we urge our members to stay safe this summer and keep safety in mind whether working or playing outdoors.  As always, the ever-popular classifieds remain on page 4. Read this issue in digital format.


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June 2015 Edition

Date: May 28, 2015
Topics: People's Powerline - Newsletter

A lot of great information is packed into your Powerline this month! Security lights are June’s featured product. You're invited to the 6th Annual Ada All-American Blood Drive. The Talleys are coming to PEC Day in September and booth reservations can be made online this year. Two district meetings will be held in August. And as always, the ever-popular classifieds can be found on page 4. Read this issue in digital format.


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May 2015 Edition

Date: April 27, 2015
Topics: People's Powerline - Newsletter

PEC's Youth Tour winners are announced as they prepare for a trip of a lifetime that begins June 12, 2015.  We also talk about our Heat Pump Loan program, Sure BET and as we head into the summer cooling season, maintenance tips for  HVAC systems are provided on page 3.  As always, the ever-popular classifieds remain on page 4. Read this issue in digital format.


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April 2015 Edition

Date: March 26, 2015
Topics: People's Powerline - Newsletter

Your phone number is our connection to you. Please send us your numbers and help us make sure we have the correct telephone numbers associated with your PEC service location. Also, read about the importance of vegetation management and why keeping tree limbs and other obstacles away from high-voltage power lines is important. As always, the ever-popular classifieds remain on page 4. Read this issue in digital format.

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March 2015 Edition

Date: February 26, 2015
Topics: People's Powerline - Newsletter

Protect your home with PEC’s PowerShield surge suppression or learn about our  PowerWatch program.  The basics of each of these two great programs are explained in March's issue, along with the announcement of our latest Co-op Proud winner. As always, the ever-popular classifieds remain on page 4. Read this issue in digital format.


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February 2015 Edition

Date: January 29, 2015
Topics: People's Powerline - Newsletter

Get on PEC’s online SmartHub and Go Paperless during Februry to receive a $5 credit on your next electric bill. We will deliver your monthly statement  electronically even before paper bills arrive as regularly scheduled through the U.S. mail. Read more about SmartHub in this month's newsletter, and then on page 2, meet our 2014 Employees of the Year, Blondell Colbert and Tara Mullins. As always, the ever-popular classifieds section remains on page 4. Read this issue in digital format.


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January 2015 Edition

Date: December 30, 2014
Topics: People's Powerline - Newsletter

2014's Co-op Proud campaign was one of PEC's best yet. In 2015, let's keep the momentum going as we make the best better with PEC's value added products and services! As always, the ever-popular classifieds section remains on page 4. Read this issue in digital format.


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Co-op Proud Video Series: Rail Three Ranch

Date: December 15, 2014
Topics: Video

Remember the feature story, “A Family Flair for Leather” that appeared in our December issue of the People’s Powerline?  Travel with us to Rail Three Ranch and hear their unique story along with an added testimonial from PEC member Ms. Billie Easterling of Connerville, Oklahoma. 
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Co-op Proud Video Series: Bryant Pecan Company

Date: December 03, 2014
Topics: Video

Remember our feature story “Powering a Nutty Business” that appeared in October's edition of the People's Powerline? Hear the personal stories and see the faces of Bryant Pecan Company in action in PEC's third segment of the Co-op Proud Member video series.
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Co-op Proud Video Series: Peach Tree Farms

Date: September 30, 2014
Topics: Video

Make a stop with us along Highway 3W in south central Oklahoma for a peachy sweet treat from PEC members Tim and Christy Blackburn.


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Co-op Proud Video Series: Don's Lazy S Jerky

Date: September 22, 2014
Topics: Video

Travel with us to Allen, Oklahoma, where we hear from PEC members, Don and Flossie Sims.   
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National Email Scam Hitting Inboxes

Date: February 19, 2014
Topics: Press Releases

ADA, OK – Recently there has been an increase in the number of scam/phishing attempts targeting customers of all types of utilities across the nation.  Most of these emails are addressed generically to “Energy Customer” or reference an “Energy bill.”  The email prompts the user to “click here,” which redirects to a site designed to capture personal and financial information. Members are encouraged to report any suspicious activity to PEC immediately.


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Christian and Traylor Named PEC Employees of the Year

Date: February 07, 2013
Topics: Press Releases

ADA, OK — Each year People’s Electric Cooperative (PEC) full-time employees are asked to cast ballots for two fellow employees who consistently demonstrate excellence in his or her position and are most deserving of Employee of the Year recognition.  The identities of the honorees are kept secret until they are revealed at the annual Employee Awards Presentation. The 2012 Employees of the Year are Debbie Christian in PEC’s Administrative Services Division and Heath Traylor from the Operations Division.


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PEC Receives National Community Service Award

Date: November 12, 2012
Topics: Press Releases

San Diego, CA, 11-12-2012— PEC received the 2012 Community Excellence award at the 2012 Rural Smart Grid Summit (RSGS) for selfless contributions and continued work within its community.

The award was voted on by the Smart Grid Summit advisory board made up of utility executives, industry analyst, senior executives from technology companies and association representatives. One hundred and twenty electric cooperatives had the opportunity to nominate themselves for the Community Excellence Award which went to the REC that demonstrated selfless and extraordinary contributions to the community.


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Special feature by Oklahoma Living magazine

Date: October 05, 2012
Topics: Press Releases

The Deaton Family: Connected to PEC since the lights came on.

Oklahoma Living magazine recognizes a family whose roots run deep in PEC history.  The article features Debbie Christian, PEC's Vice President of Accounting.

Oklahoma Living celebrates 75 years of bringing light to Oklahoma.

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PEC Board Appoints Jenny Trett

Date: July 18, 2012
Topics: Press Releases, Press Releases

 ADA, OK – People’s Electric Cooperative Board of Trustees is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Jenny Trett as the new district 2 Trustee for PEC. The district 2 seat was left vacant due to Matt Holder’s, the previous trustee, move to Weatherford, Oklahoma.
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PEC Echoes Attorney General’s Scam Warning

Date: July 02, 2012
Topics: Press Releases, Press Releases

ADA, OK – People’s Electric Cooperative spokesperson Monica Neal repeated the warning that Attorney General Scott Pruitt issued last Thursday for Oklahoma consumers who use Green Dot cards.

“Just this week, one of our own electric consumers reported having been unknowingly hit by this scam in May,” Neal said. “We want our members to be aware of this scam.Although this was the first report from a PEC electric consumer, we know at least three consumers of East Central Oklahoma Electric Cooperative in Okmulgee have been contacted with this scam. Consumers in other states also are reporting contact.”


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iRope, iRide, iRelay with the PEC Team

Date: June 15, 2012
Topics: Press Releases, Press Releases

(Ada, OK) – Pontotoc County held its 2012 Relay For Life on Friday, June 15, 2012, drawing spectators and participants from all over the county. The event raised $127,639. The monies raised from this event support the American Cancer Society’s mission to save lives and create more birthdays by helping people stay well and get well, by finding cures and fighting back.
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