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Haynes promoted to accounting associate

Stacey Haynes Haynesof Fairfield was promoted to accounting associate at Adams Electric Cooperative, effective June 4.Myers

Prepare now for winter storms

A severe winter storm is predicted to hit the cooperative's service territory late Monday evening, March 13 and bring with it large amounts of snow through Tuesday evening. Adams Electric administrative offices MAY BE closed on Tuesday, March 14.

MARCH 14 SHIPPENSBURG ZONE MEETING POSTPONED

The Shippensburg District member (zone) meeting scheduled for March 14 at the Tuscarora Room, Shippensburg University, Shippensburg has been postponed due to forecasts of severe weather. The cooperative is attempting to reschedule the meeting for late March/early April.

Employees hired and promoted at Adams Electric

Shane Atherton of Shippensburg and Andrew Kuykendall of Biglerville were recently hired at Adams Electric Cooperative. At the same time, Staking Technician Travis Rawlings of Chambersburg was promoted to staking technician B.

Atherton was hired as a third year apprentice in the co-op’s Gettysburg District in January. He is a graduate of Shippensburg Area High School. Before taking the position at Adams, he was a lineman/operator at J.R. Wyles Inc.

Adams Electric returns $2 million in Ownership Rewards

This month the board of directors for Adams Electric Cooperative is returning $2 million in Ownership Rewards to 32,500 current and former members, raising the total amount given back to members to almost $41 million for all retirement years.

Ownership Rewards, also known as patronage capital credits, is a benefit of being an owner of an electric cooperative. For more than 50 of the co-op’s 75 years, members have received a return or “reward” on their investment in Adams Electric based upon their “patronage” or use of electricity the co-op delivers.

Adams Electric to begin helicopter patrols

Adams Electric will begin its 2017 aerial inspections next week, patrolling critical overhead distribution lines and equipment.

Weather permitting; the patrols are scheduled to begin Feb. 6, in portions of Adams County which are served by the cooperative. The aerial inspections will then move to York County, and finally lower Cumberland and upper Franklin counties.

Adams Electric receives American Heart Association wellness awards

Adams Electric Cooperative has been selected for the third year in a row as a Platinum Fit-Friendly Worksite by the American Heart Association for helping employees eat better and become more physically active. The cooperative also received the American Heart Association’s newest award; bronze level recognition in the Workplace Health Achievement Index, a science-based and evidence-informed measurement that assesses and recognizes workplace health programs.

Chief operating officer hired at Adams Electric Cooperative

CEO/General Manager Steve Rasmussen today announced the hiring of Jim Siglin of Vernon, N. J., to fill a newly-created position of chief operating officer at AdamsJim Siglin Electric Cooperative.

Gorman promoted to line superintendent

GETTYSBURG, PA – Guy Gorman, of Biglerville, was promoted to line superintendent in the Gettysburg District at AGuy Gormandams Electric Cooperative, effective in November.

Help Adams to "Stuff the Bucket"

Adams Electric is again teaming up with 98.5 The Peak on the annual Stuff the Bucket toy, food, blanket drive during the holidays. The radio station will hold a one-day blitz on Saturday, Dec. 3, at the following locations:

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