LMUD celebrates Public Power Week

Throughout the month of October, the Lassen Municipal Utility District celebrates Public Power – along with 2,000 other community powered, not-for-profit electric utilities that collectively provide electricity to 49 million Americans.

LMUD is proud to call Lassen County home. Our employees and their families are invested in our community, they are your friends and neighbors, they exemplify our core values — integrity, transparency, safety, teamwork and sustainability.

Public Power Week is an annual national observance coordinated by the American Public Power Association. The American Public Power Association is the voice of not-for-profit, community-owned utilities that power 2,000 towns and cities nationwide. The Association represents public power before the federal government to protect the interests of the more than 49 million people that public power utilities serve, and the 93,000 people they employ. It advocates and advises on electricity policy, technology, trends, training, and operations. Its members strengthen their communities by providing superior service, engaging citizens, and instilling pride in community-owned power.

More at www.PublicPower.org

LMUD Public Power events include Food Truck Friday, Oct. 6; Breakfast with LMUD Wednesday, Oct. 11; and a reception at the Lassen County Arts Council for Ruralite photo contest winners Thursday, Oct. 12.

“This year, we are focusing on how LMUD is building for the future to ensure reliable, affordable, sustainable, and customer-focused service to our community for many years to come,” said Nick Dominguez, Business Manager. “That means we’re working hand-in-hand with customers and community leaders to make sure our utility reflects the long-term goals and needs of members of our community.

“Since we operate right here in Lassen County and serve our friends and neighbors, we care a great deal about things like customer service, helping folks save energy and money, providing reliable service, and keeping the community safe,” said Dominguez. “We are proud of the work we do in these areas.”

This month, LMUD invites community members to participate in a variety of events.

Activities include
Friday, October 6: Food Truck Friday – Join LMUD at the corner of Main and 50 N. Gay Street from 4 to 7 p.m. According to a statement from LMUD, “We will have a variety of food trucks and LMUD will have an informational booth where customers can sign up for our winter rate assistance program and meet with members of the LMUD management team..

Wednesday, Oct. 11: Have breakfast on us! LMUD and Susanville Supermarket team up to serve the “World’s Best Donuts” and coffee between the hours of 6 and 8:30 a.m.

Thursday, Oct. 12: Artists Reception — LMUD and the Lassen County Arts Council will collaborate to celebrate the photographers who will have their photos on the cover of the 2024 Ruralite magazine. The reception will be held from 5:30 7:30 p.m. at the Arts Council Gallery, 807 Cottage St. Refreshments will be served and the Arts Council will have a no-host bar.

LMUD invites customers to follow them on social media as they celebrate throughout the month and tell us what local ownership means to you. Customers who post a comment on our Facebook page with #PublicPower will be entered to win one of three, $100 LMUD Energy Gift Cards.