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CRC Welcomes West Oregon Electric Cooperative to its Membership - 07/24/2014

Cooperative Response Center, Inc. (CRC) is pleased to announce West Oregon Electric Cooperative in Vernonia, Oregon, recently joined its membership. West Oregon Electric Cooperative is a member-owned distribution cooperative serving over 3,600 members in five counties in northwestern Oregon. CRC offers utilities across the country seamless conta More...


CRC Welcomes Washington Electric Cooperative to its Membership - 07/23/2014

Cooperative Response Center, Inc. (CRC) is pleased to announce Washington Electric Cooperative (WEC) in East Montpelier, Vermont, recently joined its membership. WEC is a member-owned distribution cooperative serving over 10,500 members in four counties in north-central Vermont. CRC offers utilities across the country seamless contact center and More...


CRC Welcomes Southside Electric Cooperative to its Membership - 07/22/2014

Cooperative Response Center, Inc. (CRC) is pleased to announce Southside Electric Cooperative (SEC) in Crewe, Virginia, recently joined its membership. SEC is a member-owned distribution cooperative serving over 54,000 homes and businesses within 18 counties in central and southside Virginia. CRC offers utilities across the country seamless cont More...


Deb Hanson CRC’s June 2014 Employee of the Month - 07/18/2014

Austin, Minn. – CRC is pleased to announce that Deb Hanson, customer service representative (CSR) 4 at CRC’s Austin, Minn., facility was selected recently as CRC’s June 2014 Employee of the Month. Hanson was nominated for Employee of the Month for a commendation she received from a CRC member and for her efforts to clarify dispatch procedures for a More...


CRC Welcomes Otero County Electric Cooperative to its Membership - 07/17/2014

Cooperative Response Center, Inc. (CRC) is pleased to announce Otero County Electric Cooperative (OCEC) in Cloudcroft, New Mexico, recently joined its membership. OCEC is a member-owned distribution cooperative serving over 16,000 homes and businesses in four counties in south central New Mexico. CRC offers utilities across the country seamless More...


CRC Hires Tim Neau as Programmer - 07/17/2014

Austin, Minn. – Cooperative Response Center, Inc. (CRC) is pleased to announce it recently hired Tim Neau as a programmer 1 in its Information Technology (IT) Department at its Austin, Minn., location. Prior to joining CRC, Neau served in the Wisconsin Army Reserves and Minnesota National Guard. He holds an associate degree from Rochester Commu More...


Laura Beavers Named CRC’s May 2014 Employee of the Month - 06/30/2014

CRC is pleased to announce that Laura Beavers, service excellence coordinator at CRC’s Dunlap, Tenn., facility was selected recently as CRC’s May 2014 Employee of the Month. Beavers was nominated for the special designation for her investigative efforts on researching a dispatched call situation, the results of which will be used to train on the im More...


CRC's Tracey Crews Named CSAA Central Station Operator of the Year - 06/26/2014

Austin, Minn. – Cooperative Response Center, Inc. (CRC) is proud to announce that Tracey Crews, central station lead operator at its Austin, Minn., facility, was awarded the Central Station Alarm Association (CSAA) Central Station Operator of the Year on Wednesday, June 25, in Nashville, Tenn. CSAA held their 9th Annual CSAA Excellence Awards B More...


Hinkle Joins CRC as Help Desk Specialist - 06/25/2014

Cooperative Response Center, Inc. (CRC) is pleased to announce it recently hired David Hinkle as a help desk specialist in its Information Technology (IT) Department at its Abilene, Texas, location. Originally from Dallas, Texas, Hinkle attended Quachita Baptist University in Arkadelphia, Ark., after high school and worked as a professional wre More...


CRC's 2014 Board of Director Election Results Announced - 06/23/2014

Austin, Minn. - Cooperative Response Center, Inc. (CRC) is pleased to announce the re-election of four board members following CRC’s 21st annual membership meeting held Wednesday, June 11, in San Diego, Calif. Pre-meeting elections selected the directors to serve as part of CRC’s nine-member board. Board members re-elected to three-year terms ar More...


CRC Awards $10,000 in Scholarships to Local Graduates - 06/16/2014

Austin, Minn.—Cooperative Response Center, Inc. (CRC) is pleased to announce the 10 recipients of its 2014 scholarship program, each awarded $1,000 for their post-secondary education costs. This year’s scholarship recipients are as follows: Erin Dankert is a 2014 graduate of Austin High School in Austin, Minn. Erin plans to attend the University More...


Lewis Receives April 2014 CRC Employee of the Month Designation - 05/29/2014

Austin, Minn. – Cooperative Response Center, Inc. (CRC) is pleased to announce that Shannon Lewis, contact center floor lead at CRC’s Dunlap, Tenn., facility, was selected recently as CRC’s April 2014 Employee of the Month. Lewis was nominated for her excellent customer service skills as well as for her role in a life-threatening situation that was More...


CRC Celebrates Reaching 5 Million Meter Service Milestone - 05/28/2014

Austin, Minn. – May 2014 marks a significant milestone for Cooperative Response Center, Inc. (CRC). CRC is pleased to report that after 21 years of business it now serves over 5 million electrical and gas meters in the United States. Based on an idea sparked by the aftermath of a severe ice storm in 1991, CRC was formed in 1992 by 19 Midwest rur More...


CRC Welcomes Rural Electric Cooperative to its Membership - 05/06/2014

Cooperative Response Center, Inc. (CRC) is pleased to announce Rural Electric Cooperative in Lindsay, Oklahoma, has recently joined its membership. Rural Electric Cooperative is a member-owned distribution cooperative serving over 11,000 homes and businesses in five counties in south central Oklahoma. CRC offers utilities across the country seam More...


CRC Receives Best Places to Work in Southeast Minnesota Designation for Second Consecutive Year - 04/29/2014

Austin, Minn. – Cooperative Response Center, Inc. (CRC) is very pleased to announce it was recently recognized as one of the Best Places to Work in Southeast Minnesota by Workforce Development, Inc. This is the second consecutive year CRC has received this designation. Fifteen local companies were recognized as “best workplaces” in either small- (7 More...






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