Community News

Orange Street Festival 2017At Orange Street Festival,
REC Trailer Draws a Crowd

September - Cooperative employees brought REC's new trailer to the Orange Street Festival, where REC employees greeted a steady flow of members. REC employees brought a prize wheel and shared information about safety, energy efficiency and outage information.




Football game pictureREC Attends H.S. Football
Game in Essex County

September - The Cooperative's community van traveled to Essex County for a highly anticipated football matchup between Essex County High School and King William County High School.  REC employees greeted fans from both teams and handed out seat cushions. 


Montpelier Farmers MarketCo-op Employees Share Information
at Montpelier Farmers Market

September - REC employees had a blast meeting members at the Montpelier Farmers Market in Hanover County. They shared information about the Cooperative and handed out thermal tote bags for members to use to carry their produce. from the market..



Ladysmith Farmers Market REC Visits with Members at
Farmers Market in Ladysmith

September - Cooperative employees greeted market-goers at the Route 639 Farmers Market in Ladysmith in Caroline County.

It was a great way to connect with REC members, answer questions and provide energy-eifficiency tips.


Lafayette Upper Elementary School Safety Demonstration 2017Students Receive Demo
on Electric Safety

August - REC taught electric safety to students in the summer camp program at Lafayette Upper Elementary School in Fredericksburg. Fourth- and fifth-graders were able to check out a tabletop electric safety demonstration and learn how to be safe around electricity.


2017 Frederick County FairREC's Community Trailer
Makes Stop at Frederick Fair

August - REC was in the Clear Brook for the Frederick County Fair. Co-op employees greeted fairgoers and provided information about electric safety, storm preparation and answered questions from members about a wide range of topics. An estimated 36,000 people attend the fair each year.

Fauquier County FairREC Visits with Members
at Fauquier County Fair

July - Cooperative employees had a great time meeting members at this year's Fauquier County Fair. They shared outage information, answered questions and handed out fun items such as REC Frisbees and toy hats.


Orange County FairREC Builds Community
Connections at Orange Fair

July - Cooperative employees brought the REC community trailer to the Orange County Fair this year. They shared outage information and brought the ever-popular REC prize wheel.




Caroline County FairAt Caroline County Fair
REC Connects with Members

July - Cooperative employees had a fantastic time meeting REC members at the Caroline County Fair this year. It's always a fun event, and REC looks forward to participating in the event each year.



Montpelier Farmers MarketCo-op Employees Stop by
Montpelier Farmers Market

July - REC employees took the Cooperative's Community Van to the Montpelier Farmers Market recently at the Montpelier Center for Arts & Education in Hanover County. They provided information related to outage preparation and also The Power of Change.



Virginia Herb FestivalREC Visits with Members
at Festival in Middletown

June - REC employees attended the Virginia Herb Festival in Middletown. The festival highlights the area's agrarian lifestyle and specifically the local growers of culinary herbs. Hundreds of people attended and were able to visit REC's booth, which featured information about The Power of Change through Operation Round Up.



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For additional information about community programs contact:

• Brian Wolfe, REC's public relations specialist
1-800-552-3904 ext. 5914

• Justin Cruise, REC's public relations specialist
1-800-552-3904 ext. 5905

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