Alabama Living is a monthly membership magazine delivered to over 16,000 members of Wiregrass Electric Cooperative each month. The magazine is published monthly as an editorially balanced, informational and educational service to members of Wiregrass Electric and supports the concept that the cooperative is a unique and wholly democratic institution dedicated to the well-being of its members.
WEC communications efforts recognized at both the national and state level
In April, WEC was awarded a national Spotlight on Excellence award for its “You Are Our Reason” calendar, which highlighted WEC members and their stories. The cooperative was also awarded five statewide awards for its communications program. Awards included best newsletter, best news story, best Alabama Living magazine section, best annual report and best image campaign.
Troy University’s Dothan campus continues to grow
Sixty graduate and undergraduate degrees — including two doctoral programs — 405 acres of land, and a $1.5 million building renovation are highlights of Troy University Dothan Campus’ growth. And there are no signs of stopping as construction begins on the $6 million Coleman Hall. Read about the new construction and the bright future of the Dothan campus on Page 6 of this month’s Alabama Living magazine.
Wiregrass Spotlight: Rehobeth
The town of Rehobeth was established in 1996. Citizens had gone door to door looking for signatures so they could have a community of their own. Today, they are a town focused on growth and welcoming newcomers into their tight-knit community. Schools with solid academic programs, successful athletics and lots of options put Rehobeth high on the list for parents looking to move to the Wiregrass. This month’s Alabama Living magazine interviews mayor Joe P. Collins about his town on Page 43.
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