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Ohio Cooperative Living Magazine

Ohio Cooperative Living is the publication of Ohio’s Electric Cooperatives and provided to all South Central Power members. Be sure to check the “inside pages” for information specifically about South Central Power.

To submit a story idea, manuscript or photo to Ohio Cooperative Living, contact Editor Jeff McCallister. He may be reached at 614-846-5757, or at 6677 Busch Boulevard, Columbus, OH 43229. Please include your email address or daytime phone number.

Ohio Cooperative Living Online


Cover of Ohio Cooperative Living May 2018May 2018 — Capital credits, your voice in action at the co-op, official notice of the meeting of the committee on nomincations, member feedback

April 2018 — Pollinator program and scholarship, employees are the energy of our communities, member events this spring

March 2018 — Keeping the lights on, easy being green with OurSolar, changes to payment by phone process, outage reporting made easy

February 2018 – OurSolar offers clean affordable power for members, 2018 member meetings come to a South Central office near you, South Central Power rebate programs, No Barriers programs for disabled veterans, Operation Round Up

January 2018 – Resolve to save this winter, Co-op Connection Card savings, advocating for our members, Security systems, scholarship deadlines

December 2017 – Holiday lighting tips, college and technical scholarships available, Operation Round Up grants awarded, legislative update $30,000 grant for property studies

November 2017 – OurSolar groundbreaking occurs, Rickenbacker – serving us for 75 years, salute to veterans

October 2017 – It’s National Cooperative Month, co-op marks 81 years of service to members, beware of (energy) vampires, customer satisfaction scores.

September 2017 – Stay up to date during outages, keeping rights-of-way clear, Foundation award grants, late payment practices go into effect Sept. 1, 2017

August 2017 –  Vote for co-op trustees, member meetings wrap-up, Youth Tour, Be E3 Smart program, enroll in Cool Returns

July 2017 –  Convenient on-time payments, 2016 year in review, Foundation year in review

June 2017 – Summer member meetings, statewide scholarship winner, school district lighting rebate, Foundation awards grants, changes to late payment practice

May 2017 –  Capital Credits, official notice about meeting of the committee on board nominations, prevent surges and shocks, receive bill credits with Cool Returns

April 2017 – South Central Power Electrical Safety coloring contest winners, changes to disconnect payment practice, environmental awareness and Cool Returns

March 2017 – South Central Power Foundation awards and scholarships, change to consumer charge, save money with Cool Returns, security systems

February 2017 – Beware of scam artist working in our communities, reach out to elected officials, restoring electric service after a storm, focus on renewable energy

January 2017 – Energy efficiency with digital devices, water heaters, Electrical Safety Coloring Contest, ways to stay up to date during outages and restoration efforts, security devices

December 2016Discounts through Co-op Connections Card, Congressmen address Co-op Owners for Political Action members about energy topics and Cardinal tour visit, Foundation awards $140,000 in grants, college scholarship deadline is Dec. 31

November 2016 – Economic grant in Highland County, feature story on the Road Ready Center in Chillicothe and the Dan Font Memorial Disabled Veterans Hunt in Pickaway County

October 2016Results and pictures from our 80th annual meeting, ACSI scores and national cooperative month

September 2016New system that provides members help after business hours, South Central Power Foundation grant awards, the Be E3 Smart teacher program and co-op computerization through the years

August 201680th Annual Meeting, the Co-ops Vote voter registration campaign, our new Outage Alerts text service, refrigerator and freezer rebates

July 2016Co-op launches new website; Foundation awards grants and welcomes new board member; South Central visits Capitol Hill, Cool Returns