Rappahannock Electric Cooperative continues to be involved in a variety of ways in its communities, including economic development and a tree giveaway.

Pairing Trees with Wine

Cody Clarke, contract forester, and John Kese, contract forester, talked with members at Rappahannock Electric Cooperative’s tree giveaway event, hosted in partnership with Wind Vineyard in Essex County.

Attendees were able to take home a blue muffin viburnum and learn about REC’s vegetation management program and how it helps boost reliability.

Louisa Biz Expo

REC is represented at the Louisa Chamber Biz Expo.

Rappahannock Electric Cooperative met with members and businesses at the Louisa Chamber’s annual Biz Expo on Nov. 3.

Jodi Pettit, key accounts billing administrator, and Felicia Ainsa, director of economic development, shared information about MyREC SmartHub and other services and programs REC offers its members, displaying the cooperative difference.

Economic Development in Hanover County

Rappahannock Electric Cooperative attended the Hanover Chamber of Commerce’s State of the County event on Nov. 3.

Felicia Ainsa, director of economic development, and David Koogler, senior vice president of member services and external affairs, represented the Cooperative at the event. As a sponsor, Ainsa shared about REC’s economic development involvement in Hanover County and across Virginia.

(Above photo: Cody Clarke and John Kese hand out trees at a Rappahannock Electric Cooperative event in Essex County.)

—Report by Casey Hollins, Managing Director – Communications and Public Relations, Rappahannock Electric Cooperative