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Jackson EMC contribution will help INK construct state-of-the-art facility

Jackson EMC donates to INK
Investment in learning – Interactive Neighborhood for Kids (INK) Executive Director Sheri Hooper accepts a $25,000 Jackson EMC donation from the cooperative’s Senior Commercial/Industrial Marketing Representative David Lee.  The donation will go towards the museum’s capital campaign to build a new, state-of-the-art facility.

Jackson EMC contribution will help build new home for Extra Special People

Extra Special People
Closer to Home - Jackson EMC's $15,000 donation from unclaimed margin refunds will help Extra Special People move closer to its capital campaign goal of $3.4 million.  Funds will build a new facility that will enable the non-profit to expand programming and serve more children and young people.  Celebrating the check presentation are (l-r) ESP staffer Gina Elliot; ESP participants Hannah Poling, Mason Mackenzie, J.C.

Jackson EMC to Participate in Large Georgia Solar Project

(Jefferson, Ga., June 20, 2014)  Jackson EMC will soon receive energy from one of the largest solar energy projects in Georgia, President/CEO Chip Jakins announced today.  Jackson EMC is one of 27 Georgia electric cooperatives that will purchase the output of the planned project for a 25-year period through Green Power EMC, the renewable energy supplier for 38 Georgia Electric Membership Corporations (EMCs).

Mountain View High School’s Michael Smith selected for Youth Leadership Council

Georgia EMC's Gale Cutler (right) presents Smith with his award. 

Georgia’s 109 Washington Youth Tour (WYT) delegates have chosen Lawrenceville’s Michael Smith, sponsored by Jackson EMC, as the 2014 state representative to the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association’s (NRECA) Youth Leadership Council (YLC).

Jackson EMC dedicates new district office

new Neese facility

(Hull, Ga., June 6, 2014)  Jackson Electric Membership Corporation (EMC) today dedicated a new Neese District Office complex located at the intersection of US Highway 29 and Spratlin Mill Road in Madison County.  

The complex will serve approximately 15,000 customers in Madison, Clarke, Jackson and Oglethorpe counties. It replaces a 55-year-old facility on Highway 106 that cooperative operations have outgrown.


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