SECO Energy Back-to-School Program Funds $3,000 for Marion County Education Foundation

SECO Energy Back-to-School Program Funds $3,000 for Marion County Education Foundation

SECO Energy’s back-to-school program allocated Marion County public school students with $3,000 to the county’s Public Education Foundation. As a not-for-profit local electric cooperative, SECO believes in supporting the communities it serves. The Foundation will use the funds to purchase school supplies for the Tools 4 Teaching program.   Tools 4 Teaching provides much-needed school […]

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SECO Energy Announces Kids’ Coloring Contest for 2020 Calendar

SECO Energy Announces Kids’ Coloring Contest for 2020 Calendar

SECO Energy is calling for artwork submissions for its Kids’ Coloring Contest to be featured in the cooperative’s 2020 SECO Energy Calendar. SECO will choose 13 creative, colorful drawings that depict Electrical Safety or Energy Efficiency.   The 13 chosen artists will have his or her artwork, photo and name published in next year’s calendar. […]

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SECO Members in The Villages Targets of Payment Scam

SECO Members in The Villages Targets of Payment Scam

Over the last two days, SECO Energy has noticed an escalation in reports from members in The Villages who have been targeted by phone scammers in a combination of live person calls and automated robo calls. The scam callers demand payment within 30 minutes or service will be disconnected. Some scam callers have advised that […]

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SECO Supports STEM-Focused Fifth Annual Youth Energy Academy

SECO Supports STEM-Focused Fifth Annual Youth Energy Academy

On June 20 and 21, SECO Energy along with Duke Energy and Ocala Electric Utilities partnered to bring the Fifth Annual Youth Energy Academy to Marion County teens. Industry experts created an environment for students to explore and discover careers in the energy industry. The event was held at the College of Central Florida’s Hampton […]

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Generator Guide for Storm Season Safety

Generator Guide for Storm Season Safety

The 2019 Atlantic hurricane season began June 1 and lasts through November 30. SECO Energy reminds members who use portable back-up or permanent whole-house generators during power outages to operate with safety in mind. Read and follow generator safety tips to protect your family, property and SECO employees from harm caused by improper generator operations. […]

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CEO Jim Duncan Celebrates 40 Years with SECO Energy

CEO Jim Duncan Celebrates 40 Years with SECO Energy

CEO Jim Duncan is celebrating 40 years with SECO Energy. On June 10, 1979, Duncan joined SECO (then referred to as Sumter Electric Cooperative, Inc.) in the position of Director of Accounting and Finance. He held this position until March of 1990 when he accepted the position of Chief Executive Officer (CEO). As the leader […]

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SECO Asks Members to Take Action

SECO Asks Members to Take Action

From time to time, SECO Energy calls on its members to stand with cooperatives for or against energy industry related bills introduced to Congress during the legislative session.   Norma Jean Bottoms, a member residing in Paisley, stood with SECO during a recent Take Action sign up campaign and her name was drawn from all […]

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Kathy Judkins Elected as AABE Florida Chapter President

Kathy Judkins Elected as AABE Florida Chapter President

SECO Energy Senior Consultant for Civic, Charitable and Government Affairs was recently elected President of the American Association of Blacks in Energy (AABE) Florida Chapter. As a 13-year veteran in the energy industry, Kathy’s experience and community commitment serving on a variety of boards in the local area make her eminently qualified to lead the […]

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