HEY HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS,

WANT TO GET INVOLVED IN YOUR CO–OP AND COMMUNITY?

Watch the Youth Ambassadors in action

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YOUTH AMBASSADORS

WHAT IS IT?
If you’re a high school student and you live on Eau Claire Energy Cooperative lines, consider Youth Ambassadors! You’ll learn first hand about cooperatives and energy issues, gain leadership skills, and participate in community service projects. You’ll also make lifelong friends and have a ton of fun!

Want to make your high school years memorable?
HOW IT WORKS
  • Attend monthly meetings from September to May
  • Enjoy great food!
  • Participate in community service projects
  • Explore issues that are important to you
  • Apply for Youth Leadership Conferences, including one to Washington D.C.
  • HAVE FUN!

MEETINGS

Meetings are usually 12:00-1:30pm on the third Wednesday of the month. Most meetings are located at Eau Claire Energy Cooperative. Community Service Projects are normally evenings and Saturdays.

MONTHLY MEETING

09/13/2017


Location: Eau Claire Energy Cooperative headquarters at 12:00pm


At our first gathering the students will be introduced to Eau Claire Energy Cooperative and the co-op difference. Plus, they will brainstorm about topics for upcoming meetings and community service.

MONTHLY MEETING

10/18/2017


Location: Metropolis Hotel & Chaos Water Park - Noon-1:30pm at 12:00pm


Energy efficiency tour - learn how this ECEC member saves energy through water recycling and other energy efficiency measures. Pizza on the menu.

MONTHLY MEETING

11/15/2017


Location: Down to Earth Garden Center, Hwy 93, Eau Claire at 12:00pm


Tour Down to Earth Garden Center. Learn about their geothermal energy efficiency measures and see their new greenhouse under construction. Youth Ambassadors will also make and take mini-porch pots. Lunch at the Five & Two Cafe on site.

MONTHLY MEETING

12/02/2017


Location: The Community Table - Eau Claire at 9:00am


This popular and gratifying community service project will begin at 9am that Saturday and last until about 1:30pm. Sign up at a Youth Ambassador meeting or email Mary Kay at mkbrevig@ecec.com.

MONTHLY MEETING

12/13/2017


Location: Eau Claire Energy Cooperative headquarters at 12:00pm


Learn about electric industry careers, job interviews, resumes and cover letters. Featured speaker: Chief Administrative Officer Monica Obrycki. Lunch from Panera Bread provided by ECEC.

MONTHLY MEETING

01/17/2018


Location: Eau Claire Energy Cooperative headquarters at 12:00pm


Learn about ECEC's work plan and tour the Operations Department with Brian Jenquine, Systems Engineer and Arik Arnevik, Operations Technician. Lunch provided by ECEC.

MONTHLY MEETING

02/21/2018


Location: Red Robin and EC County Humane Assoc at 12:00pm


We will meet at Red Robin Restaurant for a Noon lunch. We will leave at about 12:40pm to tour the Eau Claire County Humane Association and explore community service opportunities.

MONTHLY MEETING

03/21/2018


Location: CVTC Energy Center, 3623 Campus Road, Eau Claire at 12:00pm


See what's happening at the CVTC Energy Center - solar and wind energy and more. Lunch will be served at noon. CVTC's Energy Center is located on the west side of Eau Claire.

MONTHLY MEETING

04/18/2018


Location: To be determined at 12:00pm


Check back for updates. Monthly meetings are Noon-1:30pm.

MONTHLY MEETING

05/16/2018


Location: To be determined at 12:00pm


Check back for updates about our final Youth Ambassador gathering for the 2017-2018 school year.

Want to go to Washington D.C.?

If you are a Youth Ambassador, you may be able to attend this exciting tour of our nation's capitol!

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