SWEPCO donates service truck to City of Waldron, Ark.

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SWEPCO has donated a service bucket truck to the City of Waldron, Ark.

Participating in the June 22 delivery of the donated bucket truck were (left to right) Rusty Story, SWEPCO Supervisor Distribution System in Greenwood; Mark Stump and Louise Buchanan of SWEPCO’s Customer Services & Marketing group in Fayetteville; Jeff Milford, SWEPCO External Affairs Manager in Fayetteville; Waldron Mayor Neil Cherry; City Superintendent Brandon Nelson; Supervisor Jeremy Howell; and Larry Rose, Jr. Continue reading “SWEPCO donates service truck to City of Waldron, Ark.”

AEP Foundation to support traveling work skills exhibit in Arkansas

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L to R: Tifany Hamlin, executive director of Be Pro Be Proud; Bradley Hardin, SWEPCO governmental affairs manager, Little Rock; Andrew Parker, director of governmental affairs of Associated Industries of AR/AR State Chamber of Commerce; Randy Zook, president & CEO of Associated Industries of AR/AR State Chamber of Commerce. Continue reading “AEP Foundation to support traveling work skills exhibit in Arkansas”

Louisiana Tech receives $1 million gift from AEP Foundation to support new center

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Pictured left to right: Louisiana Economic Development Secretary Don Pierson; American Electric Power Chairman, President and CEO Nicholas K. Akins; Louisiana Tech President Les Guice; Bossier City Mayor Lo Walker and University of Louisiana System President Jim Henderson

From Louisiana Tech’s news release:

RUSTON, La. – Louisiana Tech University received a generous $1 million gift Wednesday from Nicholas K. Akins, chairman, president and CEO of American Electric Power, and chairman of the AEP Foundation, to support a new Academic Success Center located inside Bossier Parish Community College’s (BPCC) STEM Building in the National Cyber Research Park in Bossier City. Continue reading “Louisiana Tech receives $1 million gift from AEP Foundation to support new center”

AEP Foundation gift plants hope for City of Hope

AEP Foundation gift to City of Hope July 2017

The City of Hope has received an AEP Foundation grant of $35,000 for a Farmer’s Market Pavilion and Community Garden. Continue reading “AEP Foundation gift plants hope for City of Hope”

Longview Chamber of Commerce receives $50,000 grant from AEP Foundation

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L to R: SWEPCO’s Lynn Ferry-Nelson, Richard Manley (Chamber Board Chairman), Ron Hutchinson (Vice Chairman), Chuck King (Chairman Elect) and Casey Robertson (CEO Longview Regional). Photo courtesy of Chamber. Continue reading “Longview Chamber of Commerce receives $50,000 grant from AEP Foundation”

AEP Foundation gift helps Providence House in Shreveport

Providence House Foundation gift July 2017

John Hubbard, SWEPCO external affairs manager in Shreveport, left, with Providence House staff. Continue reading “AEP Foundation gift helps Providence House in Shreveport”

SWEPCO makes $25,000 AEP Foundation gift presentation to Clarendon College

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SWEPCO officials present the $25,000 check to Dr. Robert Riza, second from left, president of Clarendon College, for use in their nursing programs. Continue reading “SWEPCO makes $25,000 AEP Foundation gift presentation to Clarendon College”