Central is currently accepting applications for the BOLD Leadership Awards on the cooperative’s website, www.mycentral.coop. Select Community then BOLD Leadership from the main menu. BOLD Leadership awards will be granted to individuals who have shown great care, loyalty and leadership in their communities. BOLD Leaders set a new, higher standard for the community or organizations in which they are involved. Nominees should demonstrate leadership skills, exhibit a genuine concern for the well-being and betterment of fellow citizens and have contributed to their local community. Nominees must be involved in a community within Central’s service area. Applications are due April 8, 2017. Five finalists will be selected and recognized at Central’s Annual Meeting on May 25, 2017.
Central is implementing the Smart Community Source initiative that serves as a catalyst for communities to plan and develop resources that help them move toward becoming smart communities. This initiative includes the creation of community alliances and a smart ecosystem, programs that improve quality of life, the promotion of corporate social responsibility, and urban and infrastructure development. More information on SCS is available at www.smartcommunitysource.com. You can also follow SCS on social media at Facebook.com/SmartCommunitySource, Twitter.com/Community_Smart and Instagram.com/SmartCommunitySource.
Headquartered in Stillwater, Central Electric Cooperative is a not-for-profit electric cooperative that serves approximately 20,000 meters in seven central Oklahoma counties. For more information about Central, visit http://www.mycentral.coop.