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5 days ago

Georgia EMC

As the Official Energy Provider of the GHSA, Georgia’s EMCs are proud supporters of high school athletics across the state. One way Georgia’s EMCs invest in the youth of the communities they serve is through sponsorship of the GHSA Cooperative Spirit Sportsmanship Award, which honors one school from each region that demonstrates the greatest sportsmanship throughout the school year, both on and off the field. Congratulations to the 2019-2020 winners of the GHSA Cooperative Spirit Sportsmanship Award: bit.ly/2LHXP2o
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2 weeks ago

Georgia EMC

In appreciation of our co-op colleagues across the state as they continue to provide Georgia communities with reliable electric power during this crisis. #PowerOn

NRECA
Taking a moment to say thank you to our co-ops for keeping the #PowerOn during these unprecedented times, so that healthcare workers, educators, families, and more can stay connected and stay safe. ❤️
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2 weeks ago

Georgia EMC

Throwback from 1935 and the creation of the REA. Since that time, Georgia has become home to 41 electric co-ops, which serve electricity to nearly half the state's population. Despite COVID-19, EMCs continue to provide safe & reliable power during a very difficult time. #PowerOnDrawing partly on his experience traveling to Warm Springs, President Franklin Roosevelt issued Executive Order 7037 on this date in 1935. That order established the Rural Electrification Administration. The REA and the subsequent Rural Electrification Act of 1936 spurred the creation of electric membership corporations (EMCs) in Georgia and across the South. Using low-cost federal loans, these cooperatives would bring affordable power to millions of rural Georgians in the coming decades. Seen here: Jackson EMC was one of dozens of electric cooperatives established in Georgia during the New Deal. Senator Richard B. Russell, Jr. joined President Franklin Roosevelt and Governor E.D. Rivers in Barnesville for the dedication of the Lamar EMC (now Southern Rivers Energy) in 1938. Photos: Jackson EMC records and Richard B. Russell, Jr. papers. ...

Throwback from 1935 and the creation of the REA. Since that time, Georgia has become home to 41 electric co-ops, which serve electricity to nearly half the states population. Despite COVID-19, EMCs continue to provide safe & reliable power during a very difficult time. #PowerOnImage attachmentImage attachment

3 weeks ago

Georgia EMC

Have you completed your #2020Census yet? COVID-19 has caused unprecedented economic hardship throughout Georgia, so it is critical that we each do our part to provide an accurate Census count and ensure funding so desperately needed in our local communities. Census data is used to allocate federal funds to schools, roads, public services, emergency readiness and other critical services for the next 10 years. Respond NOW for your household at my2020census.gov.

Communities are struggling as a result of the pandemic, and these funds will be essential to Georgia in the years ahead. #EveryOneCounts
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Have you completed your #2020Census yet? COVID-19 has caused unprecedented economic hardship throughout Georgia, so it is critical that we each do our part to provide an accurate Census count and ensure funding so desperately needed in our local communities. Census data is used to allocate federal funds to schools, roads, public services, emergency readiness and other critical services for the next 10 years. Respond NOW for your household at my2020census.gov.

Communities are struggling as a result of the pandemic, and these funds will be essential to Georgia in the years ahead. #EveryOneCounts
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