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REC Youth Leadership Summit brings area students together

Motivation, leadership, learning and meeting other students brought 13 schools from Rural Electric Cooperative’s service area together for REC’s 12th annual Youth Leadership Summit. 

“REC is passionate about helping develop our youth’s skill set,” said Megan Lawrence, Manager of Member Services and Marketing. “REC and the Board of Trustees understand the importance of our youth and fostering leadership development for their future.”

REC hires a new Groundman Chris Mills

REC recently hired Chris Mills as a Groundman. Mills lives in the Bradley area with is wife Lacee.

Mills graduated from Lindsay High School in 2006. Prior to working at REC he worked for Lynn Boyer and Clingman Electric Service.

"I have always heard great things about REC and I am looking forward to having a better opportunity where I can grow in my career," said Mills. "I feel fortunate to be able to continuing learning about the electric industry here at REC."

REC sells old facility

Recently, the City of Lindsay entered into an agreement with Rural Electric Cooperative to lease to purchase REC’s former headquarters property in Lindsay. 

“This is a positive move for both us and the City of Lindsay,” CEO of REC, Dale Nye says. “This property will allow the City of Lindsay to expand and move forward with future plans. We look forward to the progress they will be able to accomplish in Lindsay.”

The City of Lindsay took over possession of the property in January of 2018.