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October Connections

Federated had an error with its mailing list and about half of the co-op members received the newsletter with others having the wrong name on the label. Federated apologizes for the error and implemented a process to prevent this from occurring again. If you would like to view the October issue, you can download it using this link


#WhoPowersYou contest

The #WhoPowersYou contest is an online contest where we invite cooperative members (and employees) to submit photos and stories about fellow members who are making a positive impact in their co-op community, making their nominee eligible to win a cash prize.
Like last year, users can enter the contest by visiting
• Contest begins October 2.
• Contest ends November 4.
• Winners announced in December.
Only Touchstone Energy Cooperative members and employees are eligible to participate. Co-op employees are not eligible to be a contest nominee. Winners will be selected by a panel of judges. The prize winners will receive $500 up to $5,000 grand prize. 
Locally, last year Gwen Fleace, Round Lake, nominated Cheryl Holthe, Jackson, who became one of the 10 finalists. 62 people were nominated last year. 
To enter cooperative members will be asked to share a photo of their nominee and a brief description of how their nominee makes a difference in their community.


Federated Smart Phone App Arrives!

Download the “Federated Rural Electric” app from the app store. It’s free! Use it to pay your electric bills, view monthly statements and see graphs showing your electricity use each month. Enjoy the version for Apple or Droid phones. The same username and password used with our Online Pay website also works with this mobile app. Stop by the Billing Booth at our Annual Meeting if you have any questions on this or anything regarding the new billing system.


Win a $500 energy credit!

Enter a sweepstakes to win a $500 energy credit from Energy Wise. Click this link to enter sweepstakes.


Home Energy Adventure Launched

Saving energy means saving money. Having an energy-efficient home does just that. Learn more about energy-efficient homes with the Home Energy Adventure game. Through interactive quizzes, users can test their energy-efficiency skills and learn how to improve their home’s energy efficiency- and ultimately save money. After each question, users receive energy savings tips that are customized specifically to their lifestyle and energy habits.


New Liberty Exede packages

These new packages offer a Liberty pass so you can still use the Internet if you gov over your data limit. Check it out.

Like us on Facebook

Federated now has a Facebook page. Visit it by clicking this link.


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