October 20, 2018

White Elected SMECO Board Chairman

White Board Chairman SMECO

P. Scott White was recently elected chairman of the Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative Board of Directors.

SMECO Tallies Votes for Annual Meeting

Annual Meeting

Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative held its Annual Meeting on Aug. 29, 2018, at co-op headquarters in Hughesville. The board of directors election was conducted by mail before the meeting, yielding about 6,000 votes.

SMECO: Prep Your Home for Power Outages

Power Outages

Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative is watching the weather forecasts as Hurricane Florence makes her way toward the Eastern Seaboard.

SMECO Awards CoBank Funds to Local Groups

Cobank Funds

Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative recently received a $4,500 contribution from CoBank to award to local organizations that SMECO has supported.

SMECO to Hold Energy Assistance Fair

Annual Meeting

The Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative wants to remind customer-members that they may be eligible for help paying their electric bill from the Maryland Energy Assistance Program or the Electric Universal Service Program offered by the state.

High School Seniors Receive SMECO Scholarships

SMECO Scholarships

Four high school seniors have been awarded scholarships by Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative for 2018. The SMECO Scholarships are $1,500 each.

SMECO Issues Capital Credit Refunds

Capital Credit Refunds

Capital Credit Refunds from Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative will begin to be issued in July, at a total of nearly $5.6 million. Eligible active customer-members will get credits on their bills and checks will be sent to eligible former members.

Candidates Nominated for SMECO Board

Annual Meeting

Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative’s nominating committee for the 2018 SMECO board elections met on May 23, 2018. Candidates for the five seats that are up for election have been chosen. 

SMECO 75 Bike Ride Coming Up

SMECO 75

Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative is committed to the community, and each year it raises money for a different charity in the region through two main fund-raisers: the SMECO 75 Bike Ride in June and the Charity Golf Tournament in October. 

SMECO Awards Outstanding Teachers

Outstanding Teachers

Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative has chosen 20 educators from Calvert, Charles, and St. Mary’s counties as Outstanding Teachers because of their leadership in the fields of mathematics, science, technology, and engineering.