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MEC “Changes the Landscape” with Days of Service

In early October, over 140 Midwest Energy & Communications (MEC) employees and contractors rolled up their sleeves on behalf of local community organizations and efforts [...]

By | October 10, 2017|Community, Cooperative Difference|0 Comments

Local Students Represent Midwest at NRECA Youth Tour

Two high school students whose families are Midwest Energy Cooperative members experienced Washington, D.C. during the week of June 10 as delegates to the National [...]

By | June 27, 2017|Community, Cooperative Difference, News|0 Comments

Local Students Represent Midwest at NRECA Youth Tour

Two high school students whose families are Midwest Energy Cooperative members experienced Washington, D.C. during the week of June 10 as delegates to the National [...]

By | June 27, 2017|Community, Cooperative Difference, News|0 Comments

All In A Day’s Work

From bucket trucks to boats, we got the job done to restore power to our members. On Thursday, one crew took to the water to [...]

By | March 10, 2017|Cooperative Difference, Reliability|0 Comments

It’s Reality Offers Financial Lessons for Area Students

Nearly 200 high school students from across southwest Michigan got a dose of reality on Friday as Midwest Energy Cooperative, Southwestern Michigan College and Greater [...]

By | February 14, 2017|Community, Cooperative Difference, News|0 Comments

Team Midwest Offers College Scholarships

Team Midwest is now accepting applications for the 2017 scholarship program. High school seniors whose families receive monthly service from Midwest Energy Cooperative, Midwest Propane [...]

By | February 7, 2017|Community, Cooperative Difference, News|0 Comments

Members honor creativity and learning with Strengthening Schools grants

Students from 15 regional public school districts and one ISD will enjoy new opportunities this semester after Midwest Energy awarded $30,037 in Strengthening Schools grants. [...]

By | January 26, 2017|Community, Cooperative Difference, News|0 Comments

Midwest Energy accepting Washington, DC Youth Tour applications

High-school sophomores and juniors from the Midwest Energy Cooperative service area are invited to take part in a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to tour Washington, D.C. as [...]

By | January 19, 2017|Community, Cooperative Difference, News|0 Comments

Midwest seeks qualified veterans for No Barriers Summit

As far as Midwest Energy Cooperative is concerned, there should be “No Barriers” to veterans with disabilities. CoBank, one of Midwest’s financial partners, is sponsoring [...]

By | January 5, 2017|Community, Cooperative Difference, News|0 Comments

Midwest Energy supports local veteran programs

On Veterans Day, Midwest Energy Cooperative donated more than $2000 to two programs that provide services and supports for local veterans. The member-owned cooperative encouraged [...]

By | November 17, 2016|Community, Cooperative Difference, News|0 Comments

Green light campaign supports local veterans

Team Midwest is joining the national effort, launched by Walmart, to show support to our veterans with the green light campaign. Beginning this week and [...]

By | October 27, 2016|Community, Cooperative Difference, News|0 Comments

Strengthening Schools grant applications available

Midwest Energy Cooperative is now accepting applications for the 2017 Strengthening Schools Grant program. In January, grants totaling just over $30,000 were awarded to 17 [...]

By | September 12, 2016|Community, Cooperative Difference, News|0 Comments

Team Midwest bringing Family Day and Free WiFi to the Fair

On Saturday, Aug. 6 Midwest Energy Cooperative proudly brings Family Day back to the Cass County Fair. The sponsorship supports the fair and local families [...]

Feed the Need and Earn $1000 for your favorite food pantry

Midwest Energy Cooperative invites you to help Feed The Need with our summer food drive contest. In last year’s inaugural event, nine food pantries received [...]

By | June 21, 2016|Community, Cooperative Difference, News|0 Comments

Changing the Landscape Day

Mother Nature tried to foil Team Midwest with threats of storms, but in the end Team Midwest took Cassopolis by storm in Changing the Landscape [...]