Coming soon: New ‘Broadband and Beyond’ webinar series

Posted: September 9, 2020 at 10:58 am

AULANDER, NC – Roanoke Electric Co-op will be offering a new three-part “Broadband and Beyond” webinar series this fall.  Each session will provide an update on the Roanoke Connect broadband initiative, as well as information about other co-op programs and services.

“As we all adjust to our new normal, the co-op’s commitment to keeping our member-owners informed remains a top priority,” said co-op CEO & President Curtis Wynn.  “This second series of webinars will detail the latest projects that the co-op is working on and present solutions to help our member-owners boost energy savings and lower energy costs.”

Additional guest speakers will address the following topics:

Thursday, Sept. 10

Back to school: Overcoming challenges of remote learning

The pandemic has heightened the need for remote learning, creating opportunities and challenges alike. Bertie County Superintendent, Dr. Otis Smallwood will shed light on the lessons learned, as the community continues to adapt to this new virtual reality.

Video Recording

 

Thursday, Oct. 8             

How is the new world of Telehealth working for our communities

Telehealth has become essential for maintaining the health and wellness of our communities.  Guest speaker, Dr. Claudia Richardson of Roanoke Chowan Community Health Center, will discuss ways we can better navigate the dramatic shift to telemedicine to meet our healthcare needs.

Call: +1 980-701-9168

Conference ID:  799 350 897#

Video Recording

 

Thursday, Nov. 12 @ 2:00 p.m.                 

What does the future hold for local businesses in the age of COVID-19?

Many businesses have struggled to remain stable because of the pandemic.  How are local businesses fairing? Guest speaker, Jamillia Hawkins of NC Pandemic Recovery Office, will detail how our communities are doing economically and what the near future holds.

Call: +1 980-701-9168

Conference ID: 294 732 868 #

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Each session will last about an hour.  Please note that participants will be in listen-only mode. As with the initial series, all webinars will be recorded and posted on the co-op’s website following each session. You will need to join the webinar a few minutes early to download Microsoft Teams for free. Member-owners are encouraged to use the co-op’s free hot spot services to log on to the webinars.

Roanoke Electric Cooperative provides service to 14,500 members in Bertie, Hertford, Halifax, Northampton, Gates, Perquimans and Chowan counties. Chartered in 1938 to provide light and power to farms, the co-op today serves as an engine of economic development and provides educational, recreational and community assistance services to enhance the quality of life of its member-owners throughout the diverse communities it serves. Roanoke Electric Cooperative is an equal opportunity provider and employer.