Cooperative Review - April 2018
Vol68-4 April 2018
Cooperative Review - April 2018

Extreme wind causes severe and widespread damage throughout SOMD

On Monday, March 5, SMECO completed restoring service to customers directly affected by Winter Storm Riley, a nor’easter that brought damaging winds to the mid-Atlantic states and New England.

Storm Damage

East Africa delegation visits SMECO

In February, a delegation representing energy utilities from four east African countries visited SMECO as part of a 10-day tour in the U.S.

Delegation Visit

The 16th annual Gaff-n-Go Rodeo will be held May 12, 2018

See your SMECO linemen compete in events that test their agility, skill, and safe work practices—talents vital to the work they perform daily. This is a wonderful opportunity to see the skill, strength, and respect for electricity it takes to be a utility lineman.

  • Cost? Free to the public
  • When? May 12, 2018
  • Where? Meadow Event Park, Doswell, VA
  • More information? Visit or call 804-968-4073

The top three teams and top three apprentices receive paid entry to the International Lineman’s Rodeo to be held October 13, 2018, in Bonner Springs, KS.

Around Town Calendar

Applications due to Nominating Committee by May 18

Board of Directors candidate applications to be submitted to the Nominating Committee are due by May 18, 2018. Contact Terrie Barringer for details at 240-528-9747 or

The deadline is close!

Register for the seventh annual SMECO 75 Bike Ride by May 2, 2018, to save money and ensure you receive a commemorative shirt. The ride is scheduled for June 2, 2018.

Visit for more information and to register!



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