VEC Community Fund Supports People in Recovery from Substance Use Disorder
Johnson, Vt – The Community Fund of the Vermont Electric Co-op (VEC) recently awarded a grant to the local non-profit Jenna’s Promise to support recovery from substance use disorder. The grant will go toward upgrading the kitchen at Jenna’s House - a center point for the community in Johnson - to better host community events, offer cooking classes to the community, and help to aid people in their recovery journey.
VEC Seeking Candidates for Board of Directors
The Vermont Electric Co-op (VEC) is seeking petitions from eligible candidates for three seats on the board of directors that are up for election in May.
VEC Offers a Range of Energy Transformation Incentives for 2021
Vermont Electric Co-op (VEC) is continuing to offer a wide variety of bill credits this year for members who purchase certain electricity-powered devices for their homes or businesses to transition away from fossil fuels.
Weathering Power Outages: Some Tips from VEC
Despite best efforts to minimize power outages, storms that knock out the electricity are, unfortunately, a fact of life. With more Vermonters working and attending school from home, it’s especially important now to be sure you and your family are set to comfortably weather power outages.
New Electric-Powered Boat to Offer Cruises on Memphremagog for Vermonters Affected by Cancer
Next spring, after the ice gives way to the warmth of the sun, there will be a new vessel on Lake Memphremagog ready for easy, peaceful and healing excursions on the water.
Commentary: During National Co-op Month, A Look at What Guides Us
Did you know that October is National Co-op Month? Co-ops, whether they are food co-ops, craft co-ops, mutual insurance companies, credit unions - or electric utilities like Vermont Electric Co-op and Washington Electric Coop - are about members. Co-ops – locally based and locally controlled – are created by members and run by members for the benefit of the membership as a whole.
Vermont Electric Co-op Recognized With Cigna Well-Being Award
Johnson, VT - For the second year in a row, Vermont Electric Co-op has received a prestigious wellness award from the insurance company Cigna. VEC was one of two companies in Cigna’s national book of business with fewer than 500 employees to receive the annual Cigna Well-Being Award.
State Electric Bill Arrearage Assistance Program: VEC Members Urged to Apply Before Funds Are Depleted
Vermont Electric Cooperative is urging VEC members, both residential and non-residential, to apply for arrearage assistance financial support for over-due bills due to the COVID Emergency.
VEC grants support suicide prevention, PPE, more
Initiatives to reduce suicide, and increase COVID safety, child care, and food security all received support recently from the Vermont Electric Co-op’s Community Fund.
Cooperatives: in the business of strengthening communities
This summer, both of our rural electric cooperatives, Vermont Electric Cooperative (VEC) and Washington Electric Cooperative (WEC) made grants to organizations promoting food security in our respective service territories. In seeking ways to support our members, especially during the pandemic, we wanted to offer direct benefits to people in our communities.