Member owned. Member driven. This tagline used by FreeState Electric Cooperative sets the tone for the cooperative’s stance to service and dedication. It was the electric cooperatives’ commitment to providing exceptional service to member-owners, that the Merchant Job and Safety Training (MJST) program was created.
FreeState Electric Cooperative is hosting a new event. The inaugural Energy Fair and Member Appreciation Day on Tuesday, October 24, 2017. The event will also include a community soap drive to assist multiple food pantries across the area.
Harvest season is one of the busiest times of year for farmers – and among the most dangerous. Before taking to the fields, FreeState Electric Cooperative urges farm workers to be aware of potential electrical hazards and take safe steps to avoid tragedy.
FreeState Electric Cooperative is hosting their 9th Annual Health Fair and Member Appreciation Day on Tuesday, September 26, 2017. The event will also include a community soap drive to assist multiple food pantries across the area.
FreeState Electric Cooperative members are seeing bill credits on their July bills —capital credits― for helping build, sustain and grow the cooperative. General retirements for 2017 equaled $700,000 and special retirements, such as estates and members moving off line, equaled $150,000.
As a strive toward enhancing and simplifying services offered to our members, FreeState Electric Cooperative introduced a new phone system on Feb. 24, 2017. FreeState Director of Information Technology, Brent Edgecomb, said this new ShoreTel system was put in place to improve flexibility, reliability, disaster preparedness and enhanced features that allow our employees to better accommodate members by improving internal communication.
FreeState Electric Cooperative is pleased to announce that Sarah Farlee, public relations and marketing specialist, has earned recognition as a professional communicator in a national certification program offered by the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA).