Pay It Forward – April 2018 – Paula Lyles

   April’s recipient of the employee Pay it Forward funds, Customer Service Representative Paula Lyles, paid forward $3,000 to Straight Street in Laurens. The youth center, located downtown at 220 West Main Street, provides an avenue of spiritual and social growth off the public street where youth, ages thirteen through nineteen, can meet with their friends in…


Trust. Innovation. Community.

As a not-for-profit electric cooperative owned by the people we serve, every decision and action at Laurens Electric Cooperative is centered on the benefit to our members. Bottom line, our primary goal is providing you with reliable, safe and affordable energy. But our service to you goes beyond poles and power lines.  We are your…


Golfers narrowly miss $1 million hole

Event proceeds to benefit the Community Impact Initiative Jason Tate of Mauldin came just 21 feet from winning $1 million in Saturday’s finals of Laurens Electric Cooperative’s Million Dollar Hole-in-One Shootout at Eagle Zone golf center on Pelham Road in Greenville. Tate won $1,000 for the closest-to-the-$1 million-hole shot. C. W. Crawford placed 2nd and won $500, followed by Brandon…


Laurens Electric Cooperative names Youth trip winners

Four local high school juniors are the winners of expense paid trips this summer, sponsored by Laurens Electric. Peyton Crowder of Laurens, Kensley Lothridge of Ware Shoals, and Savannah Snyder of Simpsonville will attend the Washington D.C. Youth Tour with students from other South Carolina co-ops where they will join more than 1,400 young people…


Laurens Electric offers golfers shot at $1 million

Event proceeds to benefit the Community Impact Initiative Come to the Eagle Zone Golf Improvement Center on Pelham Road in Greenville Friday, April 27 and Saturday, April 28 for a chance to win $1 million in Laurens Electric Cooperative’s 16th Annual Hole In One Shootout. All proceeds from the event will benefit Laurens Electric’s new…


Pay It Forward – March 2018 – Brian McCall

March’s recipient of the employee Pay it Forward funds, Field Services Dispatcher Brian McCall, paid forward $500 to a The Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America, the only national volunteer health agency in the United States dedicated solely to the fight against myasthenia gravis. “This cause is important to me because my mother in law fought…


First Community Impact Initiative grants presented

Laurens Electric’s new Community Impact Initiative has presented its first grants of 2018. At the Simpsonville Chamber of Commerce annual banquet on March 15, LEC’s David Hammond presented funding to the Simpsonville Chamber Foundation for projects within the city that will be announced publicly this summer, and to Simpsonville Elementary School’s Leadership Development project. Allison…


Pay It Forward – February 2018 – David Estes

February’s recipient of the employee Pay it Forward funds, Lineman David Estes, paid forward $500 to a fellow lineman who, along with his wife, have suffered medical problems that rendered both unable to work. “When he (co-worker) first came here to Laurens Electric, we didn’t know each other” said David, “but I felt an instant…


Pay It Forward – January 2018 – Kim Vaughn

Laurens Electric Cooperative’s first 2018 recipient of the employee Pay it Forward funds, System Information Technician Kim Vaughn, paid forward $500 to One Warm Coat program. Whitney Ferguson, President and CEO of the Fountain Inn Chamber of Commerce said, “Each year the Chamber supports One Warm Coat and is the official drop off location.  The…


Pay It Forward – December 2017 – Jeff Satterfield

Laurens Electric Cooperative’s December recipient of the employee Pay it Forward funds, Staking Technician Jeff Satterfield, paid forward $500 to GHS Children’s Hospital. Jeff’s granddaughter Aubree, age 6, was exposed to a staph infection earlier in 2017 and received “first class care and concern from the nurses, doctors, and staff at the hospital,” said Jeff….


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