SWEPCO donates land for Gentry Fire Department Station, Helipad

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Visiting the Gentry Fire Station No. 2 and a new helipad site are (left to right) Firefighter Jeff Parks, Flint Creek Power Plant Manager Carl Handley, Gentry Fire Chief Vester Cripps, Firefighter Charlie Kelm, Gentry Mayor Kevin Johnston and SWEPCO External Affairs Manager Jeff Milford. SWEPCO’s Flint Creek Power Plant is in the background.

The Gentry (Ark.) Fire Department will soon add a helipad to its Fire Station No. 2 on land donated by SWEPCO, which co-owns and operates the nearby Flint Creek Power Plant.
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Celebrating the Power of the Purse

Recently, SWEPCO employees delivered over 50 purses to the Shreveport-Bossier Salvation Army Corps for their annual purse auction, Purses for a Purpose. Happening this Saturday, August 25, 2018, the event raises funds for the Corps programs, which serve those in need of after-school care, veteran’s assistance and groceries for families. Event attendees are treated to a delicious lunch and have the opportunity to purchase or bid on purses, ranging from unique oddities to designer Louis Vuitton handbags.

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Balloon Rally fun in East Texas

“Lifting Up Longview” had its 41st celebration during the Great Texas Balloon Race July 27-29.

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Get a free LED bulb at the Great Texas Balloon Race

Join SWEPCO at the Great Texas Balloon Race this weekend, July 27-28, 2018, as pilots from around the world compete in Longview, TX, for top prizes. Continue reading “Get a free LED bulb at the Great Texas Balloon Race”

Remembering Emma Zemaitaitis Through Our Work

SWEPCO partnered with local groups to build an energy efficient home in Benton, La. as this year’s St. Jude/KTBS 3 Dream Home in Emma’s honor.

In small towns like those in the SWEPCO service territory, it’s not uncommon to see friends and strangers who say hello at the local grocery store; however, for Emma Zemaitaitis, it was a little different. Lots of people would stop and say hello to Emma and her father, Matt, a Senior Customer Operations Associate at the SWEPCO Customer Solutions Center in Shreveport. Continue reading “Remembering Emma Zemaitaitis Through Our Work”

Employees Make a Difference for customers across the service area

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Employees helped with five projects across the SWEPCO’s territory for the 2017 Make a Difference Day. Continue reading “Employees Make a Difference for customers across the service area”

SWEPCO employees work career fair in Pittsburg

Pittsburg career fair Sept 17

SWEPCO employees answer questions from students at Pittsburg, Texas High School career fair. Continue reading “SWEPCO employees work career fair in Pittsburg”