Texas is a great state, and you can read all about it every month in Texas Co-op Power magazine. In addition to featuring fun places to visit, interesting things to do and great recipes to cook, every edition delivers news and information about CoServ and the communities we serve. Have a story/photo idea for us? Let us know!

August 2020 Texas Co-op Power

August Featured Articles:

Cover Story: MY TX

What does being a Texan mean? A variety of folks with special connections to the state share their thoughts.

Denton County's OPEN Grants help small businesses survive

COVID-19 ravaged small businesses in North Texas this spring with lost jobs and shutdowns prompted by quarantine restrictions. Restaurants were hit particularly hard, as catering jobs stopped and dine-in options were put on hold.

For CoServ and the grid, August is a crucial month

This year, the CoServ Board responded to COVID-19’s devastating effect on the North Texas economy with a record Capital Credit retirement of $27 million that was accelerated to help Members suffering financial hardship.

Customer Care Team adjusts to handling calls from home

Many things have changed for CoServ’s Customer Care Team since they began working from home in the spring due to COVID-19. One thing that hasn’t is serving CoServ Members and Customers.

August 2020 Web Extras

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Monthly Contests

Every month, Texas Co-op Power features mouth-watering recipes and eye-catching photos sent in by readers like you. The magazine is currently seeking recipes for and photos of the following topics:

RECIPES: Vegetarian | Quick Breads and Muffins | Tacos | Herbs

PHOTOS: On Wheels | Forests | Saddles | Diners

The recipes and photos deemed the best for each category will be published in future editions of the magazine. (Also, the winning recipe each month wins $500, bragging rights and a TCP apron.) Visit TexasCoopPower.com/Contests for details on how to enter.


What happens to all the winning recipes? They’re put in a cookbook that you can order for your family, friends or yourself here.


“Daytripper” Chet Garner has a show on PBS and monthly column in TCP. Catch up with his Texas travels here.


With 1.5 million readers, Texas Co-op Power magazine has the largest monthly circulation in the state. Want to get the word out about an upcoming event in your community? Submit it two months ahead of time for consideration here, and TCP may publish it!

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