Jackson, GA — (October 10, 2019) Central Georgia EMC Board Member Warren E. Holder presented the Henry County Chamber of Commerce, the Henry County Development Authority, and Henry County Schools with checks totaling $75,000 to go toward community enrichment.
Central Georgia EMC (CGEMC) presented 22 checks this month, totaling $257,770 to area Chambers of Commerce, Industrial Development Authorities, and School Boards throughout the service territory.
Pictured L to R: Henry County Development Authority Chairman Pierre Clements; Henry County Development Authority Executive Director FJ “Josh” Fenn; Henry County Schools Superintendent Mary Elizabeth Davis; CGEMC Board Member Warren E. Holder; Henry County Chamber of Commerce President/CEO Joseph Henning; CGEMC Member Engagement Coordinator Christy Chewning.
These funds come from unclaimed capital credits that remain with CGEMC after five years. Capital credits are margins over and above the cost of providing service for customer-owners of Central Georgia EMC for a specific year after financial obligations have been met. Unclaimed capital credits that remain after five years stay in the communities served by Central Georgia EMC for the sole purposes of funding education, economic development, and 501(c)(3) charitable organizations in the EMC service area.
About Central Georgia EMC:
Central Georgia EMC is a customer-owned cooperative providing electricity and related services to over 57,000 billed accounts in 14 counties (Bibb, Butts, Clayton, Fayette, Henry, Jasper, Jones, Lamar, Monroe, Morgan, Newton, Pike, Putnam, and Spalding). Central Georgia EMC is an equal opportunity provider and employer.
About Touchstone Energy:
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