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June 25, 2024

2024 CBEC Annual Meeting Recap

The afternoon was also a celebration of achievements and milestones.

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June 4, 2024

Empowering the Next Generation: The 2023-24 scholarship recipients of Craig-Botetourt Electric Cooperative

In a show of support for education and community involvement, the VMDAEC has awarded a total of $80,000 in college scholarships this year, $4,500 of which went to four local high school seniors.

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April 2, 2024

The New Castle Egg Hunt: A Memorable Day Under The Sun

It took about 90 minutes to hide a whopping 2,200 eggs across the sprawling event grounds.

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March 15, 2024

2nd Annual Lineworker Appreciation Coloring Contest

Among the 163 submissions and over 2,100 votes on the CBEC Facebook page, the winner of the contest is...

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March 14, 2024

Public Notice of Change in Rates by Electric Cooperative - WV

NOTICE is hereby given that CBEC, a public utility, has adopted by cooperative board resolution on January 25, 2024, a tariff containing increased rates effective April 1, 2024.

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March 14, 2024

Notice to the Public of Craig-Botetourt Electric Cooperative's Application for a Streamlined Increase in Rates - VA

On March 19, 2024, CBEC expects to file application with SCC to increase rates and charges rendered on and after May 1, 2024.

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December 12, 2023

Community Spirit: Craig County's Generosity During the Holiday Season

Thanks to the overwhelming support and generosity of our community members, almost 50 families will be able to celebrate this holiday season with joy and warmth.

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November 6, 2023

Empowering Girls in the Utility Industry: CBEC Attends 3rd Annual Girl Power Event

This increasing attendance is a testament to the event's success in inspiring young girls to explore career opportunities in the utility industry

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October 13, 2023

Bee Online Advantage Connects its First Broadband Customer in Roanoke County

The event was commemorated with a visit to Mr. Starkey’s scenic property, a land that has been in the Starkey family since the early 1800s.

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April 10, 2023

SmartHub - Manage Your Account Like Never Before

CBEC introduces SmartHub, a new member services portal on May 1, 2023.

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April 10, 2023

Annual Meeting - Saturday, June 3, 2023

The Annual Meeting of the members of the Craig-Botetourt Electric Cooperative will be held at the Cooperative Office Facilities in New Castle, Virginia, on June 3rd, 2023, at 7 p.m.

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December 8, 2022

Important Notice Regarding Your Bill - Rate Adjustment for Virginia Members

This Notice was intended to have been included with your November electric bill but was not due to production issues at our bill processing contractor.

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February 23, 2022

Annual Meeting – Saturday, June 4, 2022

The Annual Meeting of Members of Craig-Botetourt Electric Cooperative will be held Saturday, June 4, 2022, at 7 p.m. At the 2022 Annual Meeting, two directors are to be elected. The directors whose...

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December 14, 2021

Craig-Botetourt Electric Cooperative & Roanoke County Receive Broadband Grant

Craig-Botetourt Electric Cooperative (CBEC) and Roanoke County are pleased to announce that they have received $1,581,584.00 in funding for universal broadband coverage for homes and businesses from..

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Each member-owner of Craig-Botetourt Electric Cooperative receives ten issues of the Cooperative Living magazine each year. It is our main medium for providing legal and relevant information to our members. Interesting and informative articles in this magazine cover such topics as safety, energy conservation, legislative issues, and people and places.

We communicate with our members through the local pages in each edition of the Cooperative Living Magazine. The complete issue of the Cooperative Living Magazine is available from their website.

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