WREC NEWS

WREC Featured in Electric Co-op News

September 8, 2022

WREC was recently featured in Electric Co-op News for a future light industrial park development in the Lacoochee area. Working with CSX Transportation, WREC will be involved as a “light rail line developer” that could result in many jobs for Pasco and Hernando County residents. To see the full story, please visit: https://www.electric.coop/florida-co-op-csx-develop-rail-spur-for-planned-industrial-park. […]

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Co-op Connections – A Free Member Benefit

August 16, 2022

Visit www.connections.coop to find all the ways to save! Co-op Connections is a free Member benefit program that gives WREC Members access to thousands of discounts. To join, first visit their website to create a free account that will give you access to thousands of deals right at your fingertips. Next, simply download the free […]

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WREC Awards Over $1.3 Million in Scholarships!

July 22, 2022

Withlacoochee River Electric Cooperative is proud to announce this year’s college scholarship recipients. For 2022, the Cooperative awarded 110 scholarships worth $12,000 each.  Since 1997 WREC has awarded 2,304 scholarships valued at $17.2 million to graduating high school seniors throughout the Cooperative’s service area.   “We congratulate these 110 deserving individuals for all of their hard […]

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Hurricane Season Is Here!

July 12, 2022

Hurricane season started on June 1st, and it is always a good idea to make sure you are ready and prepared for any tropical system that may reach WREC’s service area. Planning information is available at:  Prepare Now for Hurricane Season!. […]

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Call 811 Before You Dig

June 24, 2022

Always remember to call 811 before you start any digging project. 811 is the federally designated call before you dig number that helps homeowners and professionals avoid damaging vital utility and other lines that are buried beneath the surface. For more information visit : https://call811.com/. […]

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WREC Helps Sponsor The Rap River Run

June 17, 2022

On Saturday, June 11, WREC employees helped sponsor the Rap River Run. Bayonet Point District Manager Joe Marina, along with supervisors and other employees volunteered their time cooking for the event. This event benefited Youth Family Alternative’s RAP (Runaway Alternative Project) House located in New Port Richey. It serves youths ages 10-17 who are runaway, […]

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WREC Scholarship Recipients Awarded At Other Local High Schools

June 8, 2022

Congratulations to more 2022 scholarship recipients from WREC’s Educational Foundation. Chuck Sheets presented awards at Pasco High School, Christopher Henson attended the Land O’ Lakes High School presentation, Randy Tolle assisted at the River Ridge High School presentation, and Richard Lovett presented at Gulf High School. WREC is proud to give back to the community, […]

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WREC Scholarship Recipients Awarded At Nature Coast High School

June 3, 2022

Congratulations to the nine scholarship recipients from Nature Coast High School. West Hernando District Manager David Gonzalez was in attendance to present the awards. 110 scholarships worth $12,000 each are given out each year to graduating high school seniors from schools within WREC’s service area. […]

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Congratulations To Our 2022 Scholarship Recipients

May 26, 2022

Congratulations to the 110 college scholarship recipients for 2022. We will be posting more individual school ceremony pictures in the coming days and weeks. May your futures be bright. […]

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WREC Presents Pasco County School Board A Check For $400,000

May 23, 2022

Last week Member Relations Manager David Lambert, Bayonet Point District Manager Joe Marina, and One Pasco District Manager Ricky Gude represented WREC in presenting a $400,000 check to the Pasco County School Board. This money (from the WREC Educational Foundation) will be used to purchase new equipment for the soon to be completed Kirkland Ranch […]

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