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Eleven girls from six Virginia electric cooperatives attended the first Girl Power Camp, organized by the Virginia, Maryland & Delaware Association of Electric Cooperatives.
The Education Scholarship Foundation of the Virginia, Maryland & Delaware Association of Electric Cooperatives has awarded more than $60,000 in college scholarships for 2022-23.
The Power Line Worker Program at Southside Virginia Community College passed the 400-graduate mark amid the announcement of a scholarship fund named for Jeff Edwards of Southside Electric Cooperative, a program founder.
Electric cooperatives in Virginia had restored power to more than 100,000 accounts within 72 hours of Winter Storm Frida, using all available resources and out-of-state mutual aid.
Nine of the 13 electric cooperatives in Virginia had restored power to approximately 71,000 member accounts within less than 48 hours and had just scattered outages remaining.5,000.
Winter storm Frida brought another shining example of mutual aid, as electric cooperative lineworkers came from out of state to help put the power on in affected Virginia co-op territories.
Electric cooperatives in Virginia, Maryland and Delaware are preparing to accept applications for their popular educational scholarship program from high school and homeschooled seniors who intend to pursue higher education studies in 2022.
The VMD Association of Electric Cooperatives and Choptank Electric Cooperative are teaming up to bring lineworker training to Delmarva.