As a member-owned cooperative, SMECO is dedicated to the communities we serve. Over the years, the Cooperative has participated in charitable and civic events and has contributed funds to various programs that have helped improve the quality of life in Southern Maryland. Learn more about the region.
SMECO 75 Bike Ride
Join the fun on June 1. The bicycle ride begins at our headquarters in Hughesville. Take the 75-mile route to Colton’s Point, or a shorter route of 47 miles or 29 miles.
Members Helping Members
Through Members Helping Members, you can help your Southern Maryland neighbors who are struggling to pay their electric bills. Simply sign up to add up to $10 to your electric bill each month for the Southern Maryland Tri-County Community Action Committee.
Septic Pump-Out Contest in Calvert
The ninth annual Pump for the Bay septic contest is open to Calvert County residents. Help clean up the Chesapeake Bay by having your septic system pumped out or upgraded by October, and you can enter the Patuxent River Appreciation Days prize drawing. Find out more.
SMECO in the Community
Our employees can be seen all over the area participating in events to help their neighbors throughout Southern Maryland. Here are just some examples of their community spirit.
From the Lexington Park Leader - Refurbishing Community Centers with a Day of Caring
Volunteers from SMECO participated in the United Way Day of Caring in October 2012.
Making Strides Against Breast Cancer, October 2012
Adopt a Family, December 2011
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United Way of Calvert County Day of Caring,
Chaptico Classic, August 2012
Charles County United Way Day of Caring, September 2012
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Race to End Hunger in Calvert County,
|Brent Guy Bowling Classic, |
Vocational Industries Clubs of America (VICA)
Bowl-A-Thon, March 2010
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United Way of St. Mary's Day of Caring,
March for Babies, Leonardtown, May 2012
March for Babies, Waldorf, May 2012
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SMECO Charity Golf Tournamet
for the Center for Children, October 2011