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NFEC Supports Area Schools through Gross Receipts Tax

Everyone agrees a good education is important. And everyone agrees there is a lot involved in giving students that good education. That is why NFEC provides financial support to school systems in our service territory through the payment of gross receipts taxes. The 2% gross receipts tax is collected from members’ monthly electric bills at the instruction of the Oklahoma Tax Commission.

Trustees Vote to Return Over $240,000 in Capital Credits

One benefit of being a member and owner of your cooperative is receiving capital credit refunds. These capital credits are your portion of the margins - or profits - made by your cooperative. Capital credits are unique to the cooperative form of business. Unlike profits paid only to share-holders of for-profits businesses, capital credits are paid to each co-op member who purchases electricity in a specific year.

Poster Contest Winners Announced

Northfork Electric Cooperative recently held a poster contest for area 3rd, 4th and 5th graders to celebrate National Lineman Appreciation Day. The talent and competition was strong, with over 500 entries submitted from 11 school districts across the cooperative’s service territory.

Quinn Retires From NFEC

Gary Quinn and his wife, Brenda.

After 24 years working devotedly for Northfork Electric Cooperative, Gary Quinn is set to retire on May 19, 2015.

National Lineman Appreciation Day is April 13

America’s electric cooperatives have designated the second Monday of April as National Lineman Appreciation Day.

On April 13, 2015, Northfork Electric Cooperative will honor the hard working men and women who often work in challenging conditions to keep the lights on.

The full text of the resolution, which the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) Board adopted unanimously, follows:

Progress Continues on New Headquarters Facility

Just off exit 25 on the east side of I-40 in Sayre, the beginning phases of construction on Northfork Electric’s new headquarters facility continues.

NFEC Manager of Office Services Lisa Dailey is one of many who visit the job site regularly to monitor the progress. “According to our construction timeline, the project is on schedule to be completed in the fourth quarter of 2015,” Dailey says.

NFEC Employee Charles Werner Retires

Charles Werner, a longtime employee of Northfork Electric Cooperative, retired on May 30 after 22 years of service. Werner began his employment on March 3, 1992 when he was hired as chief accountant.

During Werner’s career, Northfork Electric was challenged with substantial growth and understanding a slew of new technologies. As a result, in addition to his general accounting duties, Werner assumed accountability for the cooperative’s computers and telecommunications department.

Northfork Electric Celebrates National Lineman Appreciation Day

Northfork Electric Cooperative is recognizing April 18, 2014, as National Lineman Appreciation Day to honor the hardworking men and women who work often in challenging conditions to keep the power on.

We are recognizing all electric linemen for the services they perform around the clock in dangerous conditions to keep the power on and protect the public’s safety.

Northfork Electric Safety Director Prepares for the Future

NFEC General Manager Scott Copeland and Safety Director Heath Martin

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