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Three life-saving water safety tips for you this summer

Fun summer events often includes water activities.  Roanoke Electric Co-op desires for both its staff and member-owners to enjoy the summer fun as safely as possible.  To that end, here are three water recreation safety tips that could save a life this summer:

  • Never leave children unsupervised in or near a pool.
  • Wear life jackets when engaging in boating activities.
  • When a pool is not in use, ensure it has self-closing or self-locking gates.

“Safety is a huge part of our culture,” said Becky Alston, coordinator of safety and loss control for the co-op.  “Employees practice and work safe every day at work, and we take that same mindset home to our families too.  We want to share those same principles with our member-owners and their families.”

News and Events

September 26, 2017

The Roanoke-Chowan Partners for Progress Phase 2 will convene its quarterly meeting on Friday, October 20, at Roanoke Electric Co-op’s headquarters. RCPP2 is a local collaborative effort of community partners led by the co-op. Please see the agenda for the upcoming meeting:

September 26, 2017

If you own a manufactured home, Roanoke Electric Co-op wants to make sure you're taking measures to ensure you have an efficient heating and cooling system. You can also make simple improvements that save energy and make your home more comfortable. 

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Roanoke Electric Co-op invites member-owners to its National Co-op Connections Day event on Friday, October 6 at its headquarter office in Aulander.  The co-op will host local participating Co-op Connections businesses to provide member-owners with additional savings and deals when they use their Co-op Connections Card. 

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