Operation Cool Shade Returns

Operation Cool Shade returns as a part of Mohave Electric’s Commitment to Community together with the City of Bullhead City. It’s a way to help members manage their energy use and reduce costs.

A Total of 1,800 trees will be available for purchase on a first-come, first-served basis. The varieties offered, Chilean Mesquite, Willow Acacia and Rosewood are recommended as being well-suited for our climate by the Master Gardeners of Bullhead City, in association with University of Arizona College of Agriculture, and the horticulture professionals of Mountain States Wholesale Nursery.

Operation Cool Shade tree sale dates are Sept. 10th through Sept. 23rd at Mohave Electric’s Customer Service at 928 Hancock Road, Bullhead City. Business hours are Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Members receive a free Compact Fluorescent Light Bulb with each tree purchased. Tree distribution will take place on Saturday, November 1st, at the Bullhead City Public Works parking lot located across the street from Bullhead City Administration Complex, 1255 Marina Blvd. For more information, call 763-1100.

The University of Arizona Mohave County Cooperative Extension Bullhead City Master Gardeners is offering a “How to Plant Your MEC Desert Landscape Tree Class,” Thursday, October 16, 2014, 2 – 3:30 pm at the Mohave County Library – 1170 Hancock Road, Bullhead City. 


National Night Out moves to October

National Night Out, “America’s Night Out Against Crime,” began in 1984 as an effort to promote community involvement in crime prevention activities, develop police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie, and to send a message to criminals telling them that our neighborhoods are organized and fighting back.

For the past 15 years, Mohave Electric members have enjoyed NNO in mid-summer despite sweltering temperatures. The annual event which is held across the nation is traditionally scheduled the first Tuesday in August – our hottest time of the year. Beginning this year, we will join Texan’s in hosting NNO on the first Tuesday in October.

Help us work together to keep Bullhead City a safe community. Join us Tuesday, October 7th at 5:30 pm, at our Member Service Office, 928 Hancock Road.  Join in the fight against crime. Give criminals a message they are not welcome in our neighborhoods. 





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