Articles in ‘Community’

Audrey Fenwick, 2017 Midwest Scholarship Winner

July 14, 2017 — One word easily comes to mind when talking with Audrey Fenwick: creative. From music, to cooking, to helping others, she puts her own creative touch on everything she does, including her video essay for our high school scholarship program. Her Indiana Jones-esque story helped her […]

Kayla Cromer, 2017 Midwest Energy Cooperative Scholarship Winner

July 6, 2017 — Kayla Cromer,  daughter of Kelly J. and Kelly A. Cromer,  is no stranger to personal challenge. As a student at Dowagiac Union High School, she dual-enrolled at Southwestern Michigan College where she completed 33 college credits with a 4.0 GPA. She was also awarded Salutatorian […]

Local Students Represent Midwest at NRECA Youth Tour

June 27, 2017 — 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 Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) Youth Tour. Chris Jackson, son of Dennis and Rebecca Jackson and a junior at Mendon […]

Free Senior Event Focusing on Technology Scams

June 15, 2017 — Midwest Energy Cooperative, in partnership with the Cass County Council on Aging (COA), is hosting a Connected Seniors educational session on Thursday, June 22 in the Game Room of the COA, 60525 Decatur Road, Cassopolis. The event runs from 10 a.m. to Noon and includes […]

Connecting Schools through Federal E-Rate Program

June 14, 2017 — We know that having access to reliable, high-speed internet goes beyond the ability to stream movies. High-tech digital technologies help you live your life efficiently and build connections with loved ones. In today’s world, students and teachers also rely heavily on digital educational technologies and […]

Blissfield student wins Electric Safety Month contest

June 13, 2017 — It’s not every day a fourth grader sees his or her artwork displayed on a billboard, but for Katie Fisher, daughter of Chad and Laura of Blissfield, that is exactly what will happen during June and July. Fisher was the southeast Michigan winner of Midwest […]

Mendon student wins Electric Safety Month contest

June 13, 2017 — It’s not every day a fourth grader sees his or her artwork displayed on a billboard, but for Presley Allen, daughter of Travis and Devin of Mendon, that is exactly what will happen during June and July. Allen was the southwest Michigan winner of Midwest […]

Honoring Tomorrow’s Leaders with Scholarship Support

May 25, 2017 — Four local students will begin their college careers with a little financial help as recipients of Midwest Energy Cooperative’s 2017 scholarship program. All four are sons or daughters of Midwest members or customers. “Investing in our youth is one great way to achieve our vision […]

Advocating for the 2018 Farm Bill

May 9, 2017 — At Team Midwest, we are dedicated to providing the services you need to succeed in today’s world. We are fighting against the digital divide to help eliminate geography as an obstacle in delivering electricity and telecommunications, such as broadband. In addition to building new infrastructure […]

Strengthening Schools Grants Available

April 13, 2017 — Midwest Energy Cooperative is now accepting applications for the 2017-18 Strengthening Schools Grant program. In January, grants totaling just over $30,000 were awarded to 22 public schools across the co-op service territory. Grants are funded through Midwest Energy Cooperative’s partnership with Touchstone Energy. Any teacher, […]

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