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May 2014 edition of The Newsboy

2014 Scholarship Winners
SLVREC's scholarship committee doesn't have an easy job. Every year, they are faced with dozens of applications from the Valley's best and brightest students. Did a student you know win a scholarship? To see, read about this year's scholarship recipients and their career aspirations.

Notice of Annual Meting
SLVREC's official Notice of Annual Meeting offers all the details you need to attend this interesting meeting, including information on door prizes. Prefer the condensed version? Tuesday, June 10, Inn of the Rio Grande, 5:30 p.m. Be there!

Don't miss SLVREC's Annual Meeting on June 10!

Andrea Oaks-Jaramillo Hired
Andrea Oaks-Jaramillo Accepted a Marketing and Communications Specialist position at SLVREC last month. Andrea has lived in eight different countries, but she considers the Valley home.

Irrigators: Read this!
Are you familiar with SLVREC's policy on name changes on irrigation accounts? Be sure to read this important information.

Youth Tour/Energy Camp Winners
Two high school juniors will represent SLVREC in Washington D.C. and at Glen Eden Resort near Steamboat Springs. Find out more here!

Grow Lights Can Be Expensive
Planning to try some indoor gardening? You may want to evaluate lighting choices carefully to avoid a costly shock on electric bills. Find out how to calculate operating costs to compare equipment before you purchase.

Grow Lights Can Be Expensive

Rick Inman Running for Director
Incumbent director for Mineral/Hinsdale Counties, Rick Inman, is up for re-election at this year's Annual Meeting. When this Newsboy was prepared, Rick was running unopposed for his seat. Consequently, the election will be held by acclamation at the Annual Meeting on June 10, making it important for all members to attend.

Learn more about Rick Inman and his 24 years of service as a director on SLVREC's board here.

Medical Equipment Reminder
Do you or does someone in your family depend upon electrically operated medical equipment? Be sure to update any changes in your family's status at SLVREC.

SLVREC will be closed on May 26

Closed for Memorial Day
SLVREC's office will be closed on May 26 for Memorial Day.

CEO Column
SLVREC CEO Loren Howard outlines the benefits of being a co-op member and encourages members to make time on June 10 to attend SLVREC's 77th Annual Meeting at Inn of the Rio Grande.

Sign Up to Win!
Congratulations to
Kelli and Justin Schrock winners of $25 bill credit in our monthly digital Newsboy drawing. Would you like to win? Sign up to receive The Newsboy on-line! Learn more by visiting

No matter whether you are planning a graduation party, summer get-togethers with family and friends or a full-blown summer party--we've got you covered with these great recipe ideas.

Energy Efficiency Tip
Check out this month's energy efficiency tip!

Listen In to Power Up
Listen to SLVREC's weekly radio show, Power Up, on Thursdays at 8:40 a.m. on KYDN, 95.3 FM. Power Up covers topics relevant to SLVREC members. Tune in and make Power Up a part of your weekly listening schedule.


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