As a customer-owned cooperative, SMECO is dedicated to the communities we serve. Over the years, the Cooperative has participated in charitable and civic events and has contributed funds to various programs that have helped improve the quality of life in Southern Maryland. Learn more about the region.
Download the SMECO calendar for 2017, featuring photos of Southern Maryland taken by employees and their family members.
Members Helping Members:
Through Members Helping Members, you can help your Southern Maryland neighbors who are struggling to pay their electric bills. Simply sign up to add $1, $5, or $10 to your electric bill each month for the Southern Maryland Tri-County Community Action Committee.
SMECO in the Community:
Our employees can be seen all over the area participating in events to help their neighbors throughout Southern Maryland. Here are just some examples of their community spirit.
Employees wear blue for colorectal cancer awareness, March 2016
SMECO crew removes the Dee of St. Mary's mast for renovation, November 2015 (Photo by Rob Hurry, Calvert Marine Museum)
SMECO crew that re-stepped the Dee's mast, March 2016 (Photo by Rob Hurry, Calvert Marine Museum)
Walk to End Homelessness in Charles County, November 2015
Achieving Together 5K to benefit the Arc of Southern Maryland, November 2015
Farming 4 Hunger, September 2015
Donating to the Southern Maryland Food Bank, August 2015
United Way Day of Caring in Calvert County, September 2015
SMECO’s team in the End Hunger Dragon Boat Race, June 2015
Shamrock 5K to benefit Lifestyles Inc., March 2015
National Wear Red Day for the American Heart Association, February 2015
J.C. Parks Elementary School, building an outdoor learning space, October 2014
Bernie Fowler's Patuxent River Wade-In, June 2014
Maryland Law Enforcement Torch Run, June 2014
Potomac River Watershed Cleanup, April 2014