Vol70-1 January 2020
Cooperative Review - January 2020

SMECO employees raise $57,450 for intellectually and developmentally disabled

SMECO employees held two fund-raising events and donated $57,450 to three organizations in Southern Maryland in December 2019: The Arc Southern Maryland in Calvert County, Spring Dell in Charles County, and Bay Community Support Services in St. Mary’s County. Each organization received $19,150.

SMECO Donations

Energy Efficiency Tip of the Month

Let the sunshine in! For additional warmth, open drapes over windows that receive sunlight during the day. Close them at night, which can reduce heat loss from a warm room up to 10 percent.

Source: energy.gov

Registration is open on active.com for the ninth annual SMECO 75 Bike Ride

The ride begins at SMECO’s headquarters campus in Hughesville on June 6, 2020.

The SMECO 75 Bike Ride is open to the public. Participants can choose among three routes that start at the cooperative’s headquarters in Hughesville and go as far as Colton’s Point in St. Mary’s County.

Bike Ride

Around Town Calendar

Visit the Around Town Calendar to find out about upcoming events in Southern Maryland.

Have you gotten your complimentary energy-saving kit?

Jump-start your savings without spending a dime

Saving money on the electric bill is a resolution for many this year. Small changes can add up to make a big impact. SMECO is offering one complimentary energy-efficiency kit per household.

The kit includes:

  • Six LED lights
  • An efficient-flow showerhead

Getting your kit is easy

EmPOWER Maryland logo

It’s super easy to order your kit. Simply visit smeco.coop/EnergyKit and enter your information. Then click submit and wait for the kit to arrive in the mail. This offer is valid for any eligible SMECO residential member.

(Limit one kit per household through 2020.)