April 12, 2024

SMECO Nominating Committee to Meet


Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative’s Board of Directors has appointed 10 members to the 2024 Nominating Committee scheduled to meet May 8, 2024, at SMECO’s headquarters in Hughesville.

Easter Egg Festival Set @ Fairgrounds Rain or Shine

The annual Easter Egg Festival will be held March 23 at the St. Mary’s County Fairgrounds in Leonardtown. The rain-or-shine event will be held from 11:30am to 4pm.

SMECO Announces Richards’ Resignation

Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative’s Board of Directors recently announced that James A. Richards has resigned his seat on the Board as of February 19, 2024. Mr. Richards represented Prince George’s County and served on SMECO’s Board since 2001. “James Richards’ dedication to service over many decades—both at SMECO and in the local community—shows his commitment to making a positive impact. We could always rely on Mr. Richards to be an advocate for the economic development, education, and quality of life of our SMECO members,” said Sonja Cox, SMECO president and CEO. “We will miss his commitment to transparency and his…

SMECO Extends Deadline for Scholarship Applications


The deadline to apply for Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative scholarships has been extended. Students have until Monday, April 15, 2024, to apply.

MATHCOUNTS Marks 30th Anniversary


Southern Maryland’s annual MATHCOUNTS competition, sponsored by Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative, marked its 30th anniversary on February 3. More than 150 students from 18 schools competed.

SMECO: Update Your Address Before Board Election


Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative’s January newsletter reminds members to make sure the co-op has up-to-date contact information so that they receive materials before the board of directors’ election later this year.

SMECO, Navy Sign Privatization Agreement


Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative and the US Navy have signed an agreement to privatize Naval Support Facility Indian Head to include main base Indian Head and the Stump Neck Annex.

SMECO Offers Energy-Saving Tips

Energy Assistance

The Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative’s December 2023 newsletter offers tips to save money by making small changes around your house.

SMECO Scholarships to Be Awarded


Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative will award four $2,500 scholarships to local high school students who excel in their endeavors and show promise in their chosen field of study. Students have until April 1, 2024, to apply.

SMECO Employees Raise Funds for Cornerstone SoMD


Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative employees recently held a fund-raising event and donated $58,000 to Cornerstone Southern Maryland.