August 21, 2017

MetCom Internship Program Enjoys Success

MetCom Internship Program

Five interns have been spending their time outside of class getting real-world experience in the working world at the St. Mary’s County Metropolitan Commission.

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Nurses, Respiratory Therapists Sought by MedStar

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The medical field is always looking for great people with great training. MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital is no exception. The hospital is planning a job fair to find some of those people from 3 to 7 pm Thursday, Sept. 14. Nurses, nurse technicians, and respiratory therapists are the most sought-after professionals at this fair.

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SMECO Hopes for Reduced Rates Again

reduced rates

SMECO submitted a filing with the Maryland Public Service Commission on Aug 1, 2017, to reduce Distribution Service charges.

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SMECO, CSM Team Up for Pre-Apprenticeship Program

Pre-Apprenticeship Program

Each time Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative announces a training class for apprentice linemen, hundreds of applications come in. However, many of the applicants lack the basic skills they need to even apply. To combat this problem, SMECO has teamed up with College of Southern Maryland to create a pre-apprenticeship program.

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Two Mid-Atlantic Ophthalmology Practices Merge

Two Mid-Atlantic Ophthalmology Practices Merge

Whitten Laser Eye — with locations in Charlotte Hall, Richmond, and Washington, DC — announced its merger with Chesapeake Eye Care and Laser Center of Annapolis.

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SMECO Notes ENERGY STAR Priorities

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Three companies have been awarded by Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative because of their outstanding achievements in building hundreds of ENERGY STAR certified new homes in Southern Maryland in the last year.

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SMECO Donates LEDs to Food Bank

SMECO Donates LEDs to Food Bank

As part of Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative’s participation in EmPOWER Maryland, 32,688 LEDs were donated to help families who need assistance save money by reducing energy use.

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Solar Facility Coming to La Plata

solar facility

A new solar facility is about to be built in La Plata, through an agreement between Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative and Origis Energy USA.

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Visit Smith, Tangier Islands Aboard North Star

North Star Trips to Smith Island

The North Star, based out of St. George Island, will now offer trips across the Chesapeake Bay to Smith and Tangier islands.

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Capital Credit Refunds Coming to SMECO Bills

Capital Credit Refunds

Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative has been able to save money on its expenses through the year, so it will issue capital credit refunds to customer-members totaling nearly $3.8 million.

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