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This Education Foundation Rocks

It was a rainy day with no sign of letting up. That worried La Vernia Education Foundation (LVEF) board members as well as other community volunteers. They were expecting more than a thousand guests at their very first fundraiser: an outdoor country western concert...

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Watch Out Below

It’s easy to take electricity for granted since it’s usually hidden behind a switch or wall. But, it can be underground, too, which is why you need to take extra care with digging and landscaping projects this spring. Your diligence could save lives: yours as well as...

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Local Makes the Difference

New homes, no matter how well designed or beautiful, may still have a few minor issues to resolve once you move in. That’s what happened to GVEC member, Kay Lynn Hawkins. She was thrilled with her home, and was especially pleased to discover her builder had used GVEC...

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Community Solar Brings Clean Energy Home

With more than 300 days of sunshine a year, and maybe even more considering the mildness of this past winter, it’s easy to understand why members’ interest in solar energy is growing. South Central Texas is proving to be a good location for producing this type of...

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Take a Tour of Our New Look!

New features, easier to use and a whole lot more….our website has been redesigned to make it more convenient to find the information you need. Plus, we’ve automated many more services, so you can do more online: request new service; transfer your service; get a home...

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Rain or Shine, It’s Fish Fry Time

For one night only, the food, fellowship and fun of Hotshot’s legendary fish fry will be back! Don’t miss your chance to relive the memory of Eileen “G.G.” Silvia’s green bean salad, cole slaw, fries, and of course, her unforgettable cod, fried up by the GVEC Cook...

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Funky, Fun and Simply Fabulous

Find it at the Pharmacy Museum You never know what you might find at the Pharmacy and Medical Museum of Texas. The one thing it’s not, however, is dusty or boring. While its caretakers describe it as a step back in time, this original 1800s pharmacy building in...

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A Better Way to Protect Your Kids

Got young kids or grandkids? Are you still using those removable caps to prevent them from putting small objects into unused electrical wall outlets? There may be a better way to protect the children you love. Tamper Resistant Receptacles (TRR) are considered to be...

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Efficiency is a Team Effort

Message from GENERAL MANAGER DARREN SCHAUER Staying comfortable at home while conserving energy is something we all struggle with and nothing brings this to mind better than when we receive our energy bill. That's why we think it's important for us to provide...

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Don’t Get Tricked

We all like to think we can’t be duped by scammers. But, according to a survey of adults 40 and over, eight in 10 Americans have been targeted by some type of fraudulent offer and 11 percent have lost a substantial amount of money. If In Doubt, Call Us We want to make...

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Bright Future for Solar

Message from GENERAL MANAGER DARREN SCHAUER Since many stories in past issues of The GVEC Review refer to the “ever-changing” electric industry, I thought you might like to know more about what this means to the Co-op. As the sources of generation have become more...

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