Clear Meter Policy Shelby

Sunburst, Sweetgrass, and Kevin

Reading Dates: Oct./Nov.

 Oct. 20th, 21st, & 24th  

Oct. 31st, Nov 1st & 2nd.

Readings To Office
No Later Than:

October 25th

Nov. 3rd

Click Here to read more about our Clear Meter Policy. 

Cooperative Food Drive

In celebration of the cooperative spirit, MRE and SGA will be collecting non perishable food items to be donated to local food pantries. Please join with us by helping those in need. Non-perishable food items left on your curbside will be collected by co-op staff on the dates listed below. Members may also bring their donations to the Northern Telephone office for collection on October 20th 8am-4pm and October 21st until 1pm. Food donations will also be taken at the MRE/SGA office through October 24th.

Curbside Collection Dates

Shelby............Friday October, 14th 1pm

Sunburst........Friday October, 24th 1pm

2017 MRE & MECA Scholarships

Marias River Electric Cooperative provides many scholarship opportunities for higher education to area high school seniors. Our Board of Trustees is proud to offer scholarships to the high school seniors of our members. We also work in cooperation with other coops to provided even more opportunities!

There are two scholarships, MECA and MRE, with the same criteria and deadline for submission. Application and required paperwork will need to be sent in individual envelopes labeled either MRE scholarship Application or MECA scholarship application. For any questions please call Jennifer at 406 434 5575. Applications must be submitted no later than January 31st, 2017.

2017 Youth Tour

Plans are underway for the 2017 Youth to Washington Tour and Essay Contest. The tour is scheduled for June 10-16, 2017, with an orientation meeting in Great Falls June 9. Airfare from Great Falls to Washington, D.C., is paid, along with lodging, meals and admission to events.

Please don’t miss out on this opportunity of a lifetime and the chance for an additional $10,000 scholarship for your student! 

Contest rules are: 

• The student must be a junior or senior in high school in the fall of 2017.

• The student cannot be a prior winner of the Youth Tour.

• The student and/or parent or guardian must be served by a rural electric cooperative that is a member of the Montana Electric Cooperatives’ Association.

• The student must write an essay of 400 words or less (double-spaced) on the topic: “Why should I be chosen to represent Marias River Electric Cooperative on the 2017 Youth to Washington, D.C., tour.” 

Essays should include a cover page with the student’s name, address, telephone number and the cooperative’s name. Essays and applications are due December 2, 2016. Mail them to: Youth Tour Essay Contest, Marias River Electric Cooperative, PO Box 729, Shelby, MT 59474. Essays and applications may also be dropped off at the MRE office at 910 W. Roosevelt Hwy, Shelby

An application form must accompany the essay. Essay contest rules and application forms are available ( Link for our page ) or from the Shelby High School and North Toole County High School guidance counselors.

For additional information, call Jennifer at 434-5575.

Rural Montana Magazine

Click here to read the MRE article in the August issue of Rural Montana Magazine.

Two New Scams Target Co-op Members -

"If someone called claiming to be from the co-op and said to meet them at the drugstore with cash to pay your electric bill, would you do it? Or what if the caller said you’re due a rebate from the statewide magazine? Would you believe it?..."

Read the rest of the article by Michael W. Kahn at>>

Phone Scam

Beware of scam phone calls demanding immediate payment of your electric bills.  Marias River Electric Cooperative is NOT associated with these phone calls and does not call asking for immediate payment over the phone or for credit card information.  Do not be a victim of this scam!!!  If you have questions, please call Marias River Electric at 434-5575

2016 Annual Meeting

Marias River Electric Board of Directors and staff would like to thank all of our member/owners who attended the 2016 annual meeting. We would also like to thank those members that took a moment to write a note of appreciation to the MRE lineman. 

MECA Conference Award

Marias River Electric was recently awarded for having nine years without an accident at the recent annual Montana Electric Cooperative Association conference! Way to go MRE!

Board of Trustees

Marias River Electric Cooperative, Inc. is governed by and elected Board of Trustees. Each of the nine Trustees are members of the cooperative and must reside in the district that they represent. Read more »

Thursday, October 13th, 2016

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