Apr 06 2022 12:00 PM

San Miguel Electric Cooperative, Inc. Supports Area Volunteer Fire Departments with Generous Contributions

CHRISTINE, Texas [April 6, 2022] – San Miguel Electric Cooperative, Inc. (SMEC) has announced its annual charitable donations to six South Texas volunteer fire departments, celebrating the men and women who give their time to keep communities safe.

“We are very proud to support those who provide their time and talents to serve as volunteer firefighters, a selfless act that ensures our rural South Texas communities are able to keep their homes and businesses safe from fire and other catastrophes,” said SMEC General Manager/CEO Nathan Brown. “We hope our annual donations are instrumental in making certain that they have the materials and support they need to continue this honorable tradition.”

San Miguel has donated a total of $6,000 to the departments, with $1,000 going to each, including:

  • Campbellton Volunteer Fire Department (also known as Paisano Volunteer Fire Department)
  • Charlotte Volunteer Fire Department
  • Christine Volunteer Fire Department
  • Jourdanton Volunteer Fire Department
  • Leming Volunteer Fire Department
  • Poteet Volunteer Fire Department
Campbellton VFD (also known as Paisano VFD)- picture left to right: Dora Llamas, Faith Miller and Omar Luby.
Charlotte VFD – picture left to right: April Espericueta, Faith Miller and Clarissa Romo.
Christine VFD – picture left to right: April Espericueta, Janene Meyer and Omar Luby.
Jourdanton VFD- picture left to right: Pam Mangum, Firefighter Feoras, Kristy Lucas, Lexy Stamper and Deana Pounders.
Leming VFD- picture left to right: Brandy Fournier, Timothy Fournier, Faith Miller, Pam Mangum and Loren Gillespie.
Poteet VFD – picture left to right: John Franklin, Faith Miller and Pam Mangum.

If you are an area non-profit located in Atascosa or McMullen Counties in need of funding, please visit the Cooperative’s Charitable Giving page for further details on how to apply for support.


About San Miguel Electric Cooperative, Inc.

The San Miguel Electric Cooperative, Inc. is a member-owned mining and power generation cooperative that serves the people of Texas' rural communities, working and living in partnership with its members. Through integrity, hard work and a commitment to safety, San Miguel maintains a dependable power supply at the lowest possible and competitive cost. Visit San Miguel Electric Cooperative for more information.