2022 Calendars Available
Members can now pick up the 2022 large pocket & pocket-size calendars at the REA headquarters while supplies last.
Please limit one calendar per member.
Brown County REA is collecting donations of unwrapped toys, books, hats, and mittens to be used as part of the Santa's Closet project. Santa's Closet provides gifts to area children who may not otherwise receive gifts for Christmas.
Please drop off donations before December 3rd at the Brown County REA office Monday thru Friday 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.:
24386 State Hwy. 4, Sleepy Eye, MN 56085
Monetary donations can be mailed to:
Sertoma Club - Santa's Closet
PO Box 692
New Ulm, MN 56073
Brown County REA is working with the Sleepy Eye YES! team to collect strands of old holiday lights to be recycled. Drop off your old lights in the box in the office entryway during regular business hours, Monday thru Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Please drop off donations before January 17th.
Please do not place cord adapters, battery packs, plastic rope lights or CFL bulbs in the collection box.
Heartland Security is owned by your local electric cooperative. They design and install security systems to protect your home, family, and valuables. The alarm systems are monitored by highly skilled and certified professionals. Heartland Security offers an easy to use Personal Emergency Reporting System (PERS) if you or a loved one is worried about a medical condition or emergency happening at home.
Click the link below to be directed to Heartland Security's homepage for more information or call them at (888) 264-6380.
Energy Assistance Program (EAP) helps pay for home heating, water costs, and furnace repairs for income-qualified households. EAP is federally funded through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Grants are:
- For renters or homeowners
- For households with income at or below 60% of the state median income
- Based on energy cost, household size, and income
Please click the link below for the application and instructions or visit MVAC's website at www.mnvac.org. You can also call (507) 345-6822 to get an application.
Please click the link below to be directed to the MN Department of Commerce Energy Assistance Program website.
Holiday Safety Tips
This year is coming to an end which means it is time to decorate for the holidays. Click the link below to read about steps you can take to stay safe this holiday season.