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Concern for Community shines in Co-op Cares Food Drive - Beaver Presentation

During its annual Co-op Cares Food Drive, TCEC employees raised funds and the cooperative matched them to raise $3,140. Four food pantries in local communities will each receive $785 thanks to the generosity of the cooperative and its employees.

The donation was delivered to the Ministerial Alliance Food Pantry in Beaver on January 8. The pantry survives solely on donations.

“We are thankful for donations which helps serve all of Beaver County,” said David Glascock, coordinator. “The Ministerial Alliance recently assisted 61 families with food boxes during the Christmas holidays. Anyone in Beaver County needing assistance can contact any church pastor.”

Other local food pantries receiving funds this year are in Beaver and Boise City, Oklahoma, as well as Elkhart, Kansas.

“Concern for Community is one of our seven cooperative principles,” Chris Purdy, vice president of Member Solutions at TCEC, said. “Our employees gave generously this year to help those in need.”

To learn more about TCEC’s community support, visit and follow the cooperative on Facebook.

2015 Co-op Cares Food Drive Beaver Check Presentation

TCEC presented their Co-op Cares employee food drive donation on Jan. 8. Pictured here from left to right: TCEC – Bill Greenfield and Gary Barnes presenting check to the Beaver Ministerial Alliance volunteer ministers Davis Glascock, Church of Christ,  Rick Main, First Christian,  Chris Humby, First Christian Youth Minister, Jeff Bradley, First Baptist, and Dennis Woods, Assembly of God.

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Headquartered in Hooker, Oklahoma, Tri-County Electric Cooperative (TCEC) is a not-for-profit distribution cooperative owned and controlled by its members. TCEC is committed improving the quality of life for its members and communities by delivering safe, reliable and affordable electric service. The cooperative serves about 23,000 meters in the Oklahoma Panhandle, southwestern Kansas, the northern border of the Texas Panhandle and parts of Colorado and New Mexico. TCEC is a Touchstone Energy cooperative. For more information, visit

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