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You’re more than a customer

By Anne Prince, NRECA

Author Anthony J. D’Angelo observed that, “Without a sense of caring, there can be no sense of community.”     

To a large degree, this reflects Clay Electric Co-operative’s philosophy toward our consumer-members and the broader service territory that we serve. As a co-op, we have a different “bottom line.” While our priority is always to provide reliable and safe energy, there is another equally important part of this equation. Your well-being and that of the community serve are of paramount concern.     

Clay Electric Co-operative to open doors to new building in February

This month marks the culmination of Clay Electric Co-operative’s efforts to provide the membership with a modern and efficient facility. According to former CEO Edward VanHoose, “The old office building was at the point of spending more money for repairs than it was worth.” While the exact date hasn’t been set, we encourage our members to keep an eye and an ear open for the announcement of our official reopening.     

Executive session of the board of trustees December 17, 2018

The regular meeting of the Board of Trustees of Clay Electric Co-operative, Inc. (CECI) was held at the Depot in Flora, Ill. beginning at 1:30 o’clock p.m. on Monday, Dec. 17, 2018.

Trustees present were: Frank Czyzewski, Kevin Logan, Bill Croy, Bob Pierson, Richard Rudolphi, Neil Gould, Danny Schnepper and Greg Smith. Also present were: Luke Johnson, Interim CEO, and Tyra Cycholl, Attorney for the Board. The meeting was opened by Richard Rudolphi, who presided and Bob Pierson, Secretary, acted as secretary thereof. Frank Herman was absent. 13775-002

Minutes of Board of Trustees Meeting December 17, 2018

The regular meeting of the Board of Trustees of Clay Electric Co-operative, Inc. (CECI) was held at the Depot in Flora, Ill. beginning at 2:40 o’clock p.m. on Monday, Dec. 17, 2018.

Trustees present were: Frank Czyzewski, Kevin Logan, Bill Croy, Bob Pierson, Richard Rudolphi, Neil Gould, Danny Schnepper and Greg Smith. Also present were: Luke Johnson, Interim CEO, and Tyra Cycholl, Attorney for the Board. The meeting was opened by Richard Rudolphi, who presided and Bob Pierson, Secretary, acted as secretary thereof. Frank Herman was absent.

Minutes of Board of Trustees Meeting

The regular meeting of the Board of Trustees of Clay Electric Co-operative, Inc. (CECI) was held at the Depot in Flora, Ill. beginning at 2:40 o’clock p.m. on Monday, Dec. 17, 2018.

Trustees present were: Frank Czyzewski, Kevin Logan, Bill Croy, Bob Pierson, Richard Rudolphi, Neil Gould, Danny Schnepper and Greg Smith. Also present were: Luke Johnson, Interim CEO, and Tyra Cycholl, Attorney for the Board. The meeting was opened by Richard Rudolphi, who presided and Bob Pierson, Secretary, acted as secretary thereof. Frank Herman was absent.

Keep Safe and Warm This Winter

When the chill of fall and winter set in, be aware of potential fire hazards that are lurking in your home. Whether keeping warm with heat from your furnace, space heater, fireplace, or electric blanket, Safe Electricity offers these tips to prevent a fire in your home:

Minutes of the Board of Trustees Meeting - November 26, 2018

The regular meeting of the Board of Trustees of Clay Electric Co-operative, Inc. (CECI) was held at the Depot in Flora, Illinois beginning at 1:00 o’clock p.m. on Monday, Nov. 26, 2018.

Be ready when Mother Nature strikes

When Mother Nature strikes this winter, make sure you’re ready. Hundreds of Americans are injured or killed in the winter months due to car accidents on slippery roads and in home fires caused by improper use of heaters. In addition, winter storms create a higher risk of hypothermia, frostbite, carbon monoxide poisoning and heart attacks due to overexertion.

From the Manager

You use electricity to run all these devices, and we still keep the lights on, use the stove, heating and air conditioning, and get hot water from tap. The good news is, even as we rely more on electricity, it’s still a bargain, especially compared to other things we pay for regularly.

Stormbound: Clay Electric Co-operative linemen volunteer for Hurricane Michael relief

Hurricane Michael was the strongest storm on record to hit the Florida Panhandle. At least 60 deaths have been attributed to Hurricane Michael, and the damage is estimated at $11.3 billion. Hurricane Michael hit the Florida Panhandle with the brunt of its force and curved east along the coast, hitting Georgia and the Carolinas with heavy rains and brutal winds.

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