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AUGUST 2015


Chickasaw National Recreation Area, Murray County, Oklahoma


A newsletter for PEC’s electric consumers


City of Sulphur proclaims June 30, 2015 Larry Shellenberger Appreciation Day by Jennifer Boeck


Having completed more than five decades of service calls during all kinds of weather with an unwavering commitment to keeping the lights on, Larry Shellenberger turned in his climbing gear on June 30, 2015.


likely either know Larry Shellenberger personally, or have benefi ted in some way from his keen ability to pinpoint and repair any type of trouble on PEC power lines. Because so many local residents consider him a friend and have been on the receiving end of countless hours of outstanding service, the City of Sulphur, Okla., declared the day of his PEC retirement to be Larry Shellenberger Appreciation Day. It was only fi tting that a lineman of Larry’s caliber with 53 years of dedicated service be honored in such a manner.


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Randy Ethridge, PEC’s CEO and Executive Vice-President, announced the City of Sulphur’s decree back at co-op


CO-OP PROUD FOR 6 YEARS


Stephen Calaway began his full-time employment with the co-op in 2008 and currently serves as PEC’s Director of Dispatching & SCADA Services.


hether you are a native resident of Sulphur, Okla., have lived in or around Sulphur in the past or now consider Murray County your home, you


(l-r) Larry Shellenberger accepts a proclamation from City of Sulphur, Okla., Mayor Brandon Flowers. The city set aside June 30, 2015, as Larry Shellenberger Appreciation Day.


headquarters in Ada, Okla., during a retirement reception held June 30 with Larry’s daughter Rae Ann Shellenberger, special friends and many co-workers in attendance. Mr. Ethridge expressed his appreciation for Larry’s service and shared a conversation he had with Larry’s daughter Rae Ann just moments prior to his presentation. 252003100


“Rae Ann remembered as a child knowing that when her dad got a trouble call on Christmas morning, she and her sister would have to wait to open their presents until Larry could restore another family’s power on PEC lines. As a child on Christmas morning, she said, ‘the wait always seemed like


See Larry’s Legacy, Page 2.


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