News Releases

Through news releases, Wright-Hennepin distributes information about the cooperative to local and industry-related media outlets.

News releases from the past 12 months are listed below. If you would like to be added to Wright-Hennepin’s media list to receive the latest news releases, please send a request to Stacie Nielsen, communications specialist, at

Oct 1, 2019

WH Make a Difference donates school supplies to WeCAN

WH Make a Difference recently donated 281 school supplies to WeCAN to help local children get ready for school.
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Jul 15, 2019

Wright-Hennepin members donate more than $17,000 to local organizations

Operation Round Up recently awarded more than $17,000 to local organizations.
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Jun 3, 2019

Wright-Hennepin awards $28,600 in scholarships to local students

Wright-Hennepin Cooperative Electric Association (WH) has awarded $28,600 in scholarships to 21 local students to help them continue their education.
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May 7, 2019

Wright-Hennepin Celebrates 82 Years

Wright-Hennepin Cooperative Electric Association’s (WH) 2019 Annual Meeting attracted a record number 1,108 member registrants on Thursday, May 2. The event, which was WH’s 82nd Annual Meeting, was held at its Rockford headquarters.
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Apr 29, 2019

Wright-Hennepin Donates Tree Seedlings and Night Lights to Local Schools

Wright-Hennepin Cooperative Electric Association donated more than 3,300 LED night lights to kindergartners and 3,800 tree seedlings to third graders throughout the service territory during the week of April 22-26.
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Apr 9, 2019

Wright-Hennepin's Annual Meeting Rescheduled to May 2

Due to forecasted heavy snow and high wind on April 11, Wright-Hennepin Cooperative Electric Association (WH)’s Annual Meeting has been rescheduled to May 2, 2019.
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