Mark it on the calendar: There’s now a day set aside to celebrate the accomplishments of the linemen whose devotion to duty is at the heart of electric cooperatives.
The NRECA Board has established National Lineman Appreciation Day in honor of linemen who work to keep the lights on.
The NRECA Board has designated the second Monday of each April as National Lineman Appreciation Day. In 2015, that means April 13 will represent an opportunity for co-ops to recognize the men and women who keep the lights on.
“It gives us a rallying point for our linemen,” said Kerry Kelton, NRECA Texas Director, who presented the resolution to the board Dec. 11 on behalf of the Government Relations Committee. [Read more]