NEWS AND EVENTS

Paw Paw Students Participate in Food Drive

MEC recently helped students from the Paw Paw School District with their annual food drive. From Nov. 19 through Dec. 7, students from Paw Paw Middle School competed with each other to see who could bring in the most food to help the Paw Paw Lions Club build holiday...

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Elbow Grease and The Quest For Dry Gloves

Elbow Grease and The Quest For Dry Gloves

What do you get when you combine entrepreneurial spirit with the challenge of keeping active kids warm and dry in the winter? A mom who invents a creative, and environmentally-friendly way, to dry wet clothing. Meet Karen Smoots a Portage woman with two active boys...

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Honoring Our Veterans

Honoring Our Veterans

In honor and recognition of the men and women who fought for our freedoms, MEC employees recently participated in two Veterans Day programs. On Nov. 9, MEC sponsored an hour-long broadcast on WLEN radio as part of their annual Thank-A-Vet program benefitting the Dire...

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Customer Appreciation Event Highlights

Here are the highlights from our customer appreciation events as shared in the Nov./Dec. issue of Country Lines. Adrian The Lenawee County Fairgrounds was bopping to the Jailhouse Rock on Sunday, Sept. 30, while about 200 consumers enjoyed Nelson’s famous chicken and...

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Light Up Your Holiday With A Free Energy Saving Kit

Light Up Your Holiday With A Free Energy Saving Kit

MEC consumers who qualify for Michigan EO Income Qualified Services can receive a free energy-saving kit and be entered in a drawing to win a Visa gift card. The kit includes LED light bulbs, night lights, a smart power strip, and a bonus strand of LED holiday lights....

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Get Engaged As A Co-op Director

Get Engaged As A Co-op Director

When you take your electric service from Midwest Energy & Communications, you are more than a consumer; you are an owner who has a voice and are encouraged to take an active role in the life of the organization We are governed by a nine-member board of directors and...

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Board Service: A Commitment and Labor of Love

Board Service: A Commitment and Labor of Love

I’ve served as a director on a lot of boards over my career. From banks, schools, and non-profit organizations, to industry-specific institutions, I’ve offered a lot of time, and I hope some sense of insight and talent, to provide strategic guidance and support. Many...

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VFW Thanksgiving Meal

VFW Thanksgiving Meal

We have partnered with the Cassopolis VFW’s Ladies Auxiliary #10704 again this year to serve a free Thanksgiving meal to local vets, their families and friends on Wednesday, Nov. 14 from 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. The meal will be served at the VFW, 131 S....

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Tech Talk: What Can Fiber Do For Me?

Tech Talk: What Can Fiber Do For Me?

You’ve heard a lot of talk about fiber internet, but do you really know what it can do for you? Sure, it’s faster, and will make your connection far more reliable and convenient. But do you know the other ways it will help? Here are a few things you may not know about...

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October 2018 Fiber Internet Construction Update

October 2018 Fiber Internet Construction Update

In September we installed our 8,000th fiber internet subscriber. We knew our rural service area needed and deserved a high-speed option, and the reaction has exceeded even our expectations. Year four of our five-year southwest Michigan deployment is quickly coming to...

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