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Electric utility work to affect portions of North Fort Myers preserve trail

Archive for May, 2013

Electric utility work to affect portions of North Fort Myers preserve trail

Thursday, May 30th, 2013

Released by Lee County Parks & Recreation Fort Myers, FL, May 30, 2013 — Lee County Electric Cooperative (LCEC) will be conducting work on an easement through Prairie Pines Preserve in North Fort Myers that may restrict access to portions of the 18-mile trail system from now through this summer. Equestrians, hikers and bird watchers [...]

LCEC Prepares for Hurricane Season

Wednesday, May 29th, 2013

North Fort Myers, Fla. (May 29, 2013) – LCEC’s preparation begins long before a hurricane threatens to make landfall in Southwest Florida. To ensure LCEC has the resources needed for restoration, the organization cultivates relationships with power line and tree-trimming contractors, fuel companies, material vendors, food service vendors, other cooperatives and local agencies for back-up [...]

LCEC honored as Fit-Friendly Worksite by American Heart Association

Monday, May 20th, 2013

North Fort Myers, Fla., May 20, 2013 – LCEC was recently honored through the American Heart Association Fit-Friendly Worksite program. LCEC was recognized at the Gold Level, which means that the company: offers employees physical activity at the worksite, has increased number of healthy eating options available to employees, promotes a wellness culture onsite and [...]

LCEC wins Grand All Image Award from Florida Public Relations Association (FPRA)

Monday, May 20th, 2013

North Fort Myers, Fla., May 20, 2013 – The Southwest Florida Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association (FPRA) announced the winners of its Local Image Awards on April 18 at Base Operations at Page Field. The Grand All Image Award, FPRA’s highest honor, together with an Image Award and a Judges’ Award were presented [...]

May is National Electrical Safety Month

Monday, May 13th, 2013

North Fort Myers, Fla. (May 13, 2013) – Electricity is essential in today’s world. However, electricity can be a hazard if not treated with respect. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, there are 40,000 residential fires caused annually by electrical wiring problems and nearly three lives are lost due to electric-related fires or accidental [...]

LCEC customers receive millions in equity returns

Monday, May 13th, 2013

North Fort Myers, Fla., May2, 2013 – LCEC Board of Trustees recently approved a second quarter equity distribution of $5 million to current and inactive customers and an additional distribution of $7.5 million to memberships that have been closed since 2005. LCEC has returned more than $203 million to customers over the years, which is [...]