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Small Business Making a Big Difference

parts for portable respirators that first responders will use

COVID-19 has presented challenges for many individuals, businesses and organizations. One group of people that continue to work tirelessly during this time is the medical professionals. But there is another group working behind the scenes providing them with the proper equipment to do their jobs. One of those businesses is Woodshed Gifts located next to KK’s Craft Mall in Lubbock.

Thank You!

Since 1993, Operation Round Up has given $1,023,893 back to our communities through scholarships, teacher mini-grants, donations to volunteer fire departments, house fire victims and local charities. A 10-member board reviews applications and approves grants. They are also the eyes and ears in your community for potential projects.

SPEC Board Member Recognized

Scott Martin and Dale Ancell

Scott Martin was recently recognized for his accomplishments.

Martin of Spur, became the first SPEC Board Member to complete the Director Gold program through the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association. This program is geared towards directors who are committed to continuing their education. Martin has previously completed the Credentialed Cooperative Director and the Board Leadership Certificate programs.

Making Washington Work for You

Electric cooperatives are deeply connected to the communities they serve and are focused on meeting members’ energy needs today and into the future. Providing our consumer-members with safe, reliable and affordable power will always be our highest priority, but that requires much more than simply maintaining power lines and other infrastructure.

It requires us to focus on what our elected leaders are doing in Washington, D.C., to ensure they are acting in your best interest. Here are some of the things we’re keeping an eye on in the nation’s capital.