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Central celebrates Employee Appreciation Day

Central Electric Power Cooperative celebrated Employee Appreciation Day with an all-employee breakfast hosted at Central's headquarters on Thursday, March 3rd.  The event was a wonderful opportunity to recognize the contributions of all employees to the successful operation of Central Electric Power Cooperative.  The event was well-received by all.

Central Electric Power Cooperative makes donation to Central Missouri Foster Care and Adoption Association

Central Electric Power Cooperative's employees have been busy once again making contributions to the community.  

On December 22nd Chris Turner, CEO/General Manager, and staff presented the Central Missouri Foster Care and Adoption Association with a check in the amount of $1,788.  The money was raised through a raffle held at Central's recent employee Christmas party.  

Central's Employees Support Central Missouri Foster Care and Adoption Association

Central Electric Power Cooperative's employees rallied to provide much-needed support to the Central Missouri Foster Care and Adoption Association (CMFCAA).  

Central Electric Power Cooperative Celebrates National Lineman Appreciation Day

 

America’s electric cooperatives have designated the second Monday of April as National Lineman Appreciation Day.  On April 13, 2015 Central Electric Power Cooperative joined electric cooperatives across the nation in recognizing National Lineman Appreciation Day.  

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

Central Electric Power Cooperative Board of Directors names Christopher M. “Chris” Turner as its next CEO

The Central Electric Power Cooperative (CEPC) Board of Directors has named Christopher M. “Chris” Turner as its next CEO.  He begins his new duties in July, 2015 upon the retirement of Donald Shaw, CEPC’s long serving CEO.  Mr. Shaw has faithfully served CEPC for 42 dedicated years, the last 23 as its CEO.  At the request of the Board of Directors, Mr. Mark Newbold of the CEPC senior management team has graciously agreed to serve as Interim CEO until Mr. Turner begins his duties in July. 

Central Electric Power Cooperative Makes Donation To Special Learning Center

January 5, 2015

As it has for more than 15 years, Central Electric Power Cooperative and its employees made a donation to the Special Learning Center in Jefferson City, Missouri.

This year was the largest single donation made to date totaling $14,008.  

The 2014 donation included a $5,000 matching grant provided by CoBank, a national cooperative bank serving various industries across rural America. 

Don Shaw, chief executive officer, said the cooperative presented the Special Learning Center with a $14,008 check.  

“The Special Learning Center helps many families in our area ,” Shaw said. “We feel privileged to be able to help them continue their good work.”

 

Central Electric Power Cooperative Makes Donation To Central Missouri Foster Care And Adoption Association

January 5, 2015

Central Electric Power Cooperative made a donation of $1,926 to the Central Missouri Foster Care & Adoption Association in late December 2014.  The Central Missouri Foster Care & Adoption Association is a not-for-profit agency that educates, supports and advocates for foster and adoptive children, youth and families in central Missouri.

Don Shaw, chief executive officer and general manager of the cooperative, said this is the fourth year the company has made such a donation and the money was raised through a raffle at an employee Christmas party.

“They (CMFCAA) are a wonderful asset in our community,” Shaw said. “They provide a great service for children in need.”

Shaw inducted into the Cooperative Hall of Fame

 

March 14, 2014

Donald W. Shaw, CEO/General Manager of Central Electric Power Cooperative, was inducted into the Missouri Cooperative Hall of Fame by the  Missouri Institute of Cooperatives on March 10, 2014.  Shaw has served at Central Electric for over 40 years.  He began his career with a brief period with Missouri Public Service Company and then joined Central Electric as an electrical engineer.  His career advanced with positions as the chief engineer and manager of engineering and technical services.  He was selected as the CEO/General Manager in 1992 and continues in that role.  

The Missouri Institute of Cooperatives developed the Cooperative Hall of Fame to ensure a permanent, prestigious recognition for future generations of cooperative leaders with exemplary service and lasting achievements.  

Central Electric Power Cooperative makes donation to Central Missouri Foster Care and Adoption Association

January 10, 2014

Central Electric Power Cooperative recently made a donation of $1,600 to the Central Missouri Foster Care and Adoption Association.

Don Shaw, chief executive officer and general manager of the cooperative, said this is the third or fourth year the company has made such a donation and the money was raised through a raffle at an employee Christmas party.

“I think they (CMFCAA) do great work,” Shaw said. “It’s certainly great for the community and a great service for children in need.”

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