Scam targets Black Hills Energy customers
Holyoke Police Department received a complaint Friday afternoon, Aug. 4, of fraudulent activity within Holyoke. A local business received a call from someone stating they were with Black Hills Energy and were attempting to collect on a delinquent bill.
The caller gave a phone number for the person to call and said it was their Black Hills Energy call center and that they would give the business instructions as to how to pay the bill. Upon calling the number, it was answered by a person with a strong accent who answered as Black Hills Energy. The business was instructed to pay the bill with the use of a MoneyGram.
Holyoke Police Department contacted Black Hills Energy and was told that they do not ask for bill payment by MoneyGram. They request that if residents have any questions regarding any phone calls requesting payment, they should call their customer service number at 888-890-5554.
Band camp set for Aug. 10-11
Holyoke school band director Chris Lampkin has announced dates for an upcoming band camp prior to the start of school. Band camp for Holyoke junior high and high school students will be held Thursday-Friday, Aug. 10-11, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in the music room at HHS.
Parents should receive an information packet in the mail, but if they have any questions, they can contact Lampkin at 970-854-2284 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Celebrate weddings with the Enterprise
The Holyoke Enterprise encourages readers to submit their engagement and wedding announcements at no charge. Stop by 130 N. Interocean Ave., call 970-854-2811 or submit online at holyokeenterprise.com/webforms.