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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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New SmartHub® Feature Makes Cents

You don’t need to be a numbers person to appreciate a new feature in Usage Explorer—SmartHub’s energy management tool. It not only lets you monitor the ups and downs of your home’s energy usage, but also see it in terms of dollars and cents. Having this information at...

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Planning for Success

Message from GENERAL MANAGER DARREN SCHAUER January, for many of us, is a time to reflect on the prior year and refresh our goals for the coming 12 months. In a sense, this is no different for the Co-op. By the New Year the Board of Directors and staff have an updated...

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Equip a portable Emergency Response trailer

There’s no doubt the Guadalupe County Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) is ready, willing and able. Just 42 days after its first training class, the newly-created team made up of citizen-volunteers was “activated” to assist emergency operations at Lake Dunlap...

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