Article was added on Wednesday, September 04, 2013
a prized virtue-to country, family, even the
schools we attend. We keep those ties strong throughout our lives,
myself included: As a combat veteran, I still wear the flag and
firmly support the military.
at Santee Electric Cooperative also have loyalties, to the members
and communities we serve. We have deep connections here because
Clarendon, Georgetown, Florence and Williamsburg counties are our
homes, and you are our neighbors.
signed up for service with Santee Electric Cooperative, you became
a member, not a customer-because each of our 44,000
consumer-members owns a portion of the co-op.
we care about improving the quality of life in the areas we serve.
From sponsoring the scoreboard at the high school football stadium
to taking donations for the local food bank Santee Electric
Cooperative invests in the places where you live and
Electric Cooperative doesn't exist to make profits for distant
investors on Wall Street. We exist to provide you with safe,
reliable, and affordable electric service-and doing so in a way
that makes things better for future generations. Because electric
co-ops operate on a not-for-profit basis, we have no need to
increase revenues above what it takes to run our business in a
financially sound manner. This structure helps keep your electric
take our jobs seriously, but we also take our community roles
seriously, too. That's why we offer scholarships to college-bound
students, and send two of high school juniors to Washington, D.C.,
every summer to learn about history and government.
don't participate in these activities simply because it's nice to
do, or even the right thing to do. We do it because we remain loyal
to our members, our neighbors, our home-and have a mission to make
life better in the areas we serve.
and Chief Executive Officer
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