Sangre de Cristo Electric Offers Scholarships
Sangre de Cristo Electric is offering a number of scholarship opportunities to dependents of its members in 2015.
One four-year scholarship at $1,500 per year and eleven $1,500 one-time scholarships will be funded by Sangre de Cristo Electric’s unclaimed capital credits. The Sangre de Cristo Electric board has decreed that they will give preference to one of the $1,500 scholarships for any student attending lineman’s school, noting the industry’s need for new lineman in the near future. read more
Start Planning for the 2015 Youth Tour to Washington, D.C.
If you are a junior in high school, you could be the lucky student from Sangre de Cristo’s service territory to win the chance to represent Sangre de Cristo in the nation’s capital. The winner will join other students from around the state and country for an exciting week of learning and exploring Washington, D.C., June 11 – 18, 2015. read more
“Sharing Success” Program Matches Sangre de Cristo Electric’s Contributions to Chaffee County Emergency Medical Services!
For the third year in a row, CoBank, a cooperative bank serving rural infrastructure throughout the United States, announced in June the creation of a $3 million charitable fund designed to benefit cooperatives and charitable groups they support throughout rural America called “Sharing Success.” “Shared success is a hallmark of the cooperative business model, so we’re absolutely delighted to offer it for the second year in a row,” said Robert B. Engel, CoBank’s president and chief executive officer. read more
Do You Know Where These People Are?
The electric cooperative has money just for the people listed below.Sangre de Cristo Electric Association, Inc. wrote 5488 checks, and posted money to over 9,068 accounts in December of 2013 to refund $560,426.00 in capital credits to member-owners who received service in 1994, 1997, 1998, and 2012. (Some checks were mailed but returned because we did not have valid addresses for the consumers or they did not have active accounts.) Some checks were simply not cashed. If you know where any of these people or their heirs are, you can help them receive their checks. Have them contact Sangre de Cristo Electric at (719) 395-2412 or (800) 933-3823 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Operation Round Up has Donated Over $85,000 to the Community
Sangre de Cristo Electric formed Operation Round Up® in December 2004, as a charitable organization to help fund local non-profits who provide valuable services to the communities we serve. Since the program’s inception Operation Round Up® has contributed over $85,000. read more
Our main office is located just north of the town of Buena Vista on the east side of Highway 24. In addition, we have a line crew and staking engineer stationed in our Westcliffe warehouse. Office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. The office is closed for most major holidays. Power outages and emergencies are handled by an after-hour dispatcher when the office is closed.
Sangre de Cristo Electric is proud to be a Health Links Certified Business Leader for 2014.