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Washington Youth Tour 2018

A lifetime of memories and friendships are being made this week in the nation’s capital Gabby Chavers of Central High School, Bryce Cook of Jay High School and Lydia Smith from Northview High School have joined more than 1,800 youth leaders representing co-ops from 43 states for a weeklong tour of the nation’s capital as […]

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Students Earn College Scholarships from EREC

Escambia River Electric Cooperative is pleased to announce the winners of the 2018 Herman D. Johnson Scholarship Awards:  Hannah Nelson for Escambia County and Jackson Flowers for Santa Rosa County. Hannah is the daughter of Dura and Laura Nelson.  She plans to major in the field of International Affairs at Florida State University.  Hannah is […]

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Plan to Attend EREC’s Annual Meeting

EREC’s 79th Annual Meeting Northview High School Saturday, April 28 New Time! 8:00 am – 10:00 am Voting/Activities, 10:00 am Business Meeting Health Fair by Northwest Florida Rural Health Network Entertainment by Dan Kirkland Breakfast Fundraiser for Northview FFA Scholarship Winners will be Announced Gifts for Every Member Many Great Door Prizes Grand Prize — […]

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Thank a lineman today

America’s electric cooperatives have designated the second Monday of April as National Lineman Appreciation Day. On April 9, 2018, Escambia River Electric Cooperative will honor the dedicated men and women who often work in challenging conditions to keep the lights on. We proudly recognize all electric linemen for the services they perform around the clock […]

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EREC Warns Members of Phone Scam

Escambia River Electric Cooperative warns members to be aware of scam artists who may call posing as electric cooperative employees.  The callers tell a member that immediate payment on their account is needed to avoid disconnection of electric service.  The callers then provide instructions to send money using a third-party pay system. EREC was made […]

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Students Visit State Capital

Youth Tour program gives teens an opportunity to learn about state government and electric cooperatives Escambia River Electric Cooperative took 10 juniors from its service area to Tallahassee, Florida, on February 7 – 8 to learn more about their state legislature and electric cooperatives. Participants included Gabby Chavers, Lane Hoffman and Logan Hoffman from Central […]

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Stay Safe in Cold Weather

With below freezing temperatures in the upcoming forecast, EREC reminds members to take cold weather precautions.  Here are some tips to remember during the extreme temperatures: Dress in several layers of clothing to trap body heat. Outer garments should be tightly woven and water repellent. Wear gloves, a hat that covers your ears, a scarf […]

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Invite Safety Home for the Holidays

Before visitors arrive, take time to properly prepare It is easy to get caught up in the hectic pace of holiday entertaining:  cookies to bake, decorations to hang, presents to wrap.  But don’t overlook safety during the rush.  The winter holiday period marks peak time for home fires and preventable injuries. The good news:  It […]