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TCEC donates to Beaver County First Responders

HOOKER, Okla. (Oct. 27, 2014) – Area first responders received financial donations from Tri-County Electric Cooperative (TCEC) on Oct. 23. Chris Purdy, TCEC vice president of Member Solutions, presented the checks during a recent meeting. TCEC also served the meal for the meeting. They enjoyed hamburgers, beans, chips and cookies.

“Commitment to Community is one of the seven cooperative principles we abide by,” Purdy said. “These donations are just one example of that. We’re grateful for the service and dedication of our area first responders. They are valuable partners to us.”

The cooperative also makes donations to first responders in other counties it serves.

TCEC donates to first responders

TCEC donates to first responders

Back row from left: Keith Shadden, Beaver County Emergency Management; Troy DeWitt, Gate Fire Department; James Pratt, Beaver Fire Department; David Glascock, Beaver County EMS; Chris Purdy, TCEC; Bob Lovelace, Turpin Fire Department.
Front row from left: Terry Boston, Elmwood Fire Department; Charlie Starbuck, Slapout Fire Department; Bear Tedder, Forgan Fire Department; Robert Marshall, Balko Fire Department


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Headquartered in Hooker, Okla., Tri-County Electric Cooperative (TCEC) is a not-for-profit distribution cooperative owned and controlled by its members. TCEC is committed to delivering safe, reliable, affordable electric service. The utility serves approximately 23,000 member accounts in the Oklahoma Panhandle, southwestern Kansas, and the northern border of the Texas Panhandle. TCEC is a Touchstone Energy cooperative. For more information, visit

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