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October is National Co-op Month - Enter to win a $100 bill credit!

As we celebrate National Co-op Month, let us reflect on what co-ops
bring to Americans. More than 45,000 co-ops operate in the U.S., with
about 350 million members. More than 900 electric co-ops maintain
nearly half of the electric distribution lines in the U.S. These lines cover
three-quarters of the U.S. land mass and provide electricity to more than
42 million Americans.

Like all co-ops, Midstate Electric Cooperative operates under seven
cooperative principles:

Join MEC Peak Hour Rewards Program!

MEC is looking for members to participate in our Peak Hour Rewards
peak demand reduction program. The intent is to minimize our
wholesale power costs by shifting peak time electric usage (typically
between 7 am and 9 am October - April) to non-peak periods.

Washington D.C. Youth Tour

MEC will participate in the 2019 National Rural Electric Cooperative
Association’s Washington, D.C. Youth Tour. More than 1,500 rural
students take part in the Youth Tour each June.

Students attending have the once in-a-lifetime opportunity to learn the
important roles electric co-ops play in their community, to gain a
personal understanding of American history, and to meet with
congressional representatives and senators to understand their role as
a citizen.

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