Fifteen years is a long time — yet this is how long Jerry Sorg has served Paulding Putnam Electric Cooperative as the District 1 trustee. District 1 includes Allen and Adams counties in Indiana, and Marion, Madison, Monroe, Preble and Union townships in Ohio. Sorg will be honored at our annual meeting held March 18,… Continue reading.
One of the toughest parts of any job is saying goodbye to friends as they leave for retirement or other career opportunities. Each year, it seems like a long-term employee or board member retires, and 2017 will be no exception. We will see one employee and one board member retire in the first quarter of… Continue reading.
What is Youth Tour? The Indiana Youth Tour to Washington, D.C., from June 8-15 is an annual leadership program sponsored by Paulding Putnam Electric. It’s a weeklong, all-expenses-paid trip to the nation’s capital that gives exceptional high school students the opportunity to meet with their congressional leaders at the U.S. Capitol, make new friends from… Continue reading.
Interest in renewable energy is growing, but installing solar panels at home is incredibly time-consuming and expensive. So, let your electric cooperative do all the work for you! OurSolar is a new community solar program from Paulding Putnam Electric, which allows members to purchase subscriptions to solar panels at our brand-new solar array in Paulding,… Continue reading.
In November, Paulding Putnam Electric Cooperative broke ground on a community solar project called OurSolar. The project is partnership with our generation and transmission provider, Buckeye Power, and other electric cooperatives. Buckeye Power is constructing these community solar arrays as part of its generation portfolio. All the electric cooperatives in Ohio are participating in this… Continue reading.
If so, you could win up to $4,550 in scholarships from Paulding Putnam Electric Cooperative. To obtain rules and applications for the “children of members” scholarship: Visit www.pec.coop Call the co-op at 1-800-686-2357, or stop by the office: 401 McDonald Pike, Paulding Pick one up from your guidance counselor Deadline to apply: Feb. 14
What is OUrSolar? OurSolar is a new initiative from Paulding Putnam Electric Cooperative. We have installed a brand-new solar array, and the renewable energy produced by it is being added to our overall energy mix. PPEC values economically viable sources of renewable energy. OurSolar is one of the most affordable renewable energy sources available. By… Continue reading.
A Touch of Glass Columbus Grove 5 percent off gift items — sun catchers and stepping stones. 10 percent off classes. All Season Truck Caps and Accesssories Ottawa 10 percent off one item Beckman Jewelers Inc. Ottawa 5 percent off any new watch purchases Beverly Nursery Inc. New Haven 10 percent off retail purchase Bittersweet… Continue reading.
Commitment to community is one of the seven cooperative principles that guides cooperatives. One of the ways Paulding Putnam Electric Cooperative shows commitment to community is through the Operation Round Up® program — a unique, voluntary program designed to provide financial assistance to worthwhile projects and charities in our surrounding communities. Operation Round Up works… Continue reading.
Last month, I mentioned three of the seven cooperative principles — education, training, and information; concern for community; and democratic member control. I explained how your cooperative lives out those principles every day. I showed that this magazine is provided to keep you informed and educated on your co-op news, and I described how the… Continue reading.
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In today’s world, we see companies sharing their mission statements and promoting themselves with new slogans or catch phrases. But cooperatives are different. We are grounded by the seven cooperative principles, which guide our everyday purpose. This magazine is a prime example of the fifth principle — education, training and information. According to this principle,… Continue reading.