Community

Wright-Hennepin Electric members raise food for the communityWright-Hennepin Electric members raise food for the community

Committed to the Community

Wright-Hennepin is committed to the local community. We help improve the local quality of life through a variety of endeavors.

Two people hold up check given to them by Wright-Hennepin ElectricTwo people hold up check given to them by Wright-Hennepin Electric

Your Pennies Make a Big Difference with Operation Round Up

Since 1994, members of Wright-Hennepin (WH) have donated more than $3.3 million dollars to local charities through the Operation Round Up program.

A beautiful view of Wright CountyA beautiful view of Wright County

Bring Your Business to Wright County

This website educates its visitors about why Wright County, Minn., is a great place to start a business.

A group of students display scholarships given to them by Wright-Hennepin ElectricA group of students display scholarships given to them by Wright-Hennepin Electric

Committed to Educating Future Generations

Wright-Hennepin has awarded approximately $638,800 to high school seniors through a scholarship program that began in 1988.

Memebers of Wright-Hennepin Electric clean up the highwaysMemebers of Wright-Hennepin Electric clean up the highways

WH Adopt-A-Highway Involvement Keeps Highway 55 Clean

Since 2005, Wright-Hennepin has been keeping a two-mile stretch of Highway 55 clean. Twice a year, WH employees volunteer and clean up the area between Rockford and Buffalo.

A classroom of students hold up their new tree seedlingsA classroom of students hold up their new tree seedlings

Plant-A-Tree Program Starts New Generation of Trees

In 1997, Wright-Hennepin's (WH) electric service territory was struck by a severe storm that left many mature trees bowed and broken.

A group of students go on the youth tour sponsored by Wright-Hennepin ElectricA group of students go on the youth tour sponsored by Wright-Hennepin Electric

Electric Cooperative Youth Tour

Each year, Wright-Hennepin (WH) sponsors one high school junior from our service territory whose family is a member to attend the Electric Cooperative Youth Tour program.

Students help clean up Lake Maria State ParkStudents help clean up Lake Maria State Park

Lake Maria State Park Spring Cleaning

Wright-Hennepin (WH) sponsors an annual clean up day at Lake Maria State Park.

Kids wave American flags at a paradeKids wave American flags at a parade

WH Participates in Parades

Across the state, and throughout the year, many communities celebrate holidays or their town's culture by hosting entertaining parades. WH also has a booth at the Wright County fair. Stop by for a yellow hard hat for the kids and a chance to win a prize drawing.

Banding Together to Restore the Minnesota Raptor Population

WH works with Three Rivers Park district to restore the depleted osprey population.