Vol70-3 March 2020
Cooperative Review - March 2020

Watch out for scams

SMECO wants to help members recognize when scammers are trying to cheat them out of their hard-earned money. Protect yourself with these tips to stay safe from scams.

Avoid Scams

SMECO sponsors 26th annual math competition

Middle-schoolers from throughout Southern Maryland enjoyed a fast-paced challenge of their math skills at the 26th annual regional MATHCOUNTS competition, hosted by Calvert Middle School on Saturday, February 1, 2020.

List of Winners

Stay safe around power lines—look up

Spring is fast approaching and warmer weather means many people are heading outdoors for projects around the house and yard. Stay safe, and be aware of overhead power lines.

Look Up

Around Town Calendar

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

Board election process begins

Nominating Committee appointed

SMECO’s Board of Directors appoints the 2020 Nominating Committee at its March meeting.

Committee Members

Complete the 2020 Census to be counted

On or between March 12–20, 2020, an invitation to respond to the 2020 Census will be distributed to households in Maryland. Every household will have the option of responding online, by mail, or by phone. The 2020 Census aims to count every person living in the United States.

Complete the Census

Energy efficiency tip of the month

Placing hot food in the refrigerator makes the appliance work harder than necessary, using more energy. Allow food to cool down before you place it in the fridge.