WREC NEWS

WREC Featured in NRECA Electric Co-op News

September 26, 2020

National Rural Electric Cooperative Association’s (NRECA) monthly Electric Co-op news featured a story about WREC and Vincent House Pasco. Describing the recent Vincent House Pasco opening and what it means to the community, it is a great and inspiring article! You can read the article by going to : https://www.electric.coop/florida-co-op-helps-widen…/. Thank you NRECA for bringing […]

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WREC Crews Return from the Florida Panhandle

September 22, 2020

Word was received today that the line crew sent to the Panhandle to help Escambia River Electric Cooperative (EREC) have finished restoring all power there and will be heading back home today. Hurricane Sally made landfall as a category 2 hurricane causing power outages for thousands of members at EREC. Since their arrival on September […]

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WREC Crews in the Florida Panhandle

September 19, 2020

WREC’s crew is safely in the Panhandle and now assisting Escambia River Electric Cooperative (EREC) to restore power to members there in need. Cooperation among Cooperatives…..Great job guys and stay safe! […]

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WREC Crews Head to the Panhandle

September 18, 2020

Early this morning, WREC crews headed to the Florida Panhandle to assist in restoring power caused by Hurricane Sally. They will be helping Escambia River Electric Cooperative, as the storm knocked out power to 95% of their members. Crews are expected to be in the Panhandle for up to two weeks. […]

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Vincent House Pasco Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

September 17, 2020

After years of hard work and dedication, the new Vincent House Pasco “Recovery through work” center has been completed, and a ribbon cutting ceremony took place there yesterday. Many community leaders such as Florida Senator Wilton Simpson, State Representative Amber Mariano, Pasco County Sheriff Chris Nocco, Pasco County Commissioner Jack Mariano, Pinellas-Pasco Public Defender Bob […]

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Withlacoochee River – Its History and Ours!

August 26, 2020

Your Cooperative is named after the majestic river that flows through eight counties, five of which are in our service area.  These counties are Citrus, Hernando, Lake, Levy, Marion, Pasco, Polk, and Sumter.  It is also one of the few rivers in the world that flows south to north.  Originating in the Green swamp, the […]

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Special Needs Information for Hurricane Season

August 19, 2020

Hurricane season runs through November 30th. With this active season setting records already, please be aware of the included special needs information and phone numbers. Have a plan in place and stay safe! […]

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Vincent House Pasco Center Update

July 28, 2020

Work is continuing at the new Vincent House Pasco Center. A big thank you to all who volunteered their time in helping to plant the landscape recently. Vincent House is designed to help those who are living with mental illness recover and lead more meaningful lives. When the center is complete, it will be able […]

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How To Spot A Scam

July 22, 2020

Recently, several Members have contacted us and reported that certain individuals called them pretending to represent WREC. One such incident happened on May 5. A man called one of our Members and said he was representing WREC and that she needed to pay her bill. This man, who identified himself as Michael Perez, advised her […]

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Work Resumes on Habitat for Humanity Home

July 14, 2020

Work has resumed on a WREC sponsored Habitat for Humanity home in the Brooksville area after delays due to the pandemic. For more information about their community efforts visit https://www.habitat.org. […]

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