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Safety Demonstrations

In addition to working to deliver safe and reliable electric power at a competitive price while supporting the communities in which we operate, Fayette Electric Cooperative also offers safety programs to promote electric safety.

Employees from Fayette Electric Cooperative use creative approaches and assistance from the Louie the Lightning Bug video and the Electric Junction, to teach children about electricity.

Electric Junction Demonstration at Schulenburg Public Library

Catherine Poppe teaches electric safety using Louie the Lightning Bug

Marketing & Training Coordinator Catherine Poppe and Lineman Barrett Hendrix (not pictured) used the Louie the Lightning Bug and the Electric Junction Safety Unit to give children at the Schulenburg Public Library a close-up view of how electricity works and what can happen when people do not practice electric safety rules.

Arcing Demonstration at Progressive Ag Day

Justin Whited & Mike Proske presented an electric safety program at the Progressive Ag Safety Day

Justin Whited, Mike Proske and Catherine Poppe (not pictured) presented a program on electric safety at the Fayette County Progressive Ag Safety Day held at the Fayette County Fairgrounds. Over 325 fifth grade students from schools throughout Fayette County participated in the event. Fayette EC has been presenting electric safety programs for the Safety Day since its inception in 1999. 

For more information about electric safety programs, contact Catherine Poppe at 979-968-3181 or

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