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2020
October
14,
2020
| 15:44 PM America/New_York
Jackson EMC partnered with local civic clubs to distribute 28,800 pounds of fresh fruits and vegetables to families in Lawrenceville as part of the USDA Farmers to Families Food Box Program. “We're always looking for ways to serve our community,” ...
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August
13,
2020
| 14:45 PM America/New_York
When a national emergency was declared in the early response to the COVID-19 pandemic, two local YMCA chapters quickly adapted their programs to support frontline and essential employees who needed childcare.  “When we got word (in March) there wo...
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July
14,
2020
| 08:10 AM America/New_York
When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, resulting in unprecedented economic challenges for many families, Hamilton Mill United Methodist Church’s food pantry adjusted how it distributes food to people in need. For a decade, the Dacula-based food pantry ha...
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June
16,
2020
| 10:33 AM America/New_York
Each month, we feature an organization that recently received a grant from the Jackson EMC Foundation. These grants are made possible by members who participate in Jackson EMC’s Operation Round Up® program, which rounds each month’s electric bill up ...
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May
27,
2020
| 13:43 PM America/New_York
Local teachers use grant funds from Jackson EMC to implement innovative projects. Sometimes, an innovative or creative idea for a classroom project just needs a little support. Thanks to Bright Ideas grants from Jackson EMC, educators can provide ...
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April
22,
2020
| 15:29 PM America/New_York
Dr. Allen McCannon, Vice President in Raymond James’ Georgia education finance division, has been appointed to the Jackson EMC Foundation Board of Directors, succeeding Richard Perpall, who retired from the board. The Jackson EMC Foundation is a 5...
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April
20,
2020
| 15:04 PM America/New_York
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, vision disability is one of the most prevalent disabling conditions among children. “If a child can’t see well, it limits what they can see in the classroom,” said Jimmy Mock, president ...
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March
31,
2020
| 15:28 PM America/New_York
As a result of growing community needs in response to the coronavirus health emergency, the Jackson EMC Foundation board of directors held a special meeting on March 31 to review applications for emergency support. The board awarded a total $140,757 ...
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March
10,
2020
| 14:31 PM America/New_York
Kim Keeney has cerebral palsy and uses an electric wheelchair. Her husband, Roger, is blind. The couple, however, does not let their disabilities define them—far from it. Instead, they operate Athens Inclusive Recreation and Sports (AIRS), a nonprofi...
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March
09,
2020
| 10:38 AM America/New_York
Jackson Electric Membership Corporation (EMC) selected four high school students as delegates for the 2020 Washington Youth Tour, scheduled June 18-25. Alex Crabb, a junior at Dacula High School; Jack Thomas, a junior at Flowery Branch High School...
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February
17,
2020
| 09:27 AM America/New_York
Twenty-five years ago, Becky Dowling founded Just People, Inc. to provide social events for developmentally disabled adults who otherwise didn’t qualify for support programs. Today, the Norcross-based nonprofit organization works with more than 30...
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February
14,
2020
| 12:03 PM America/New_York
Jackson EMC employees volunteered in two elementary schools for Jackson County’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service. The inaugural Jackson County Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service brought together volunteers in the community for various proj...
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January
14,
2020
| 10:29 AM America/New_York
Athens Nurses Clinic was founded more than 30 years ago as a free clinic offering neighborhood health screenings one evening a week. Today, the nonprofit health care clinic is open four days a week and has more than 500 patient visits a month. Athens...
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2019
December
20,
2019
| 16:44 PM America/New_York
Jackson EMC employees came together from across the company to create a magical experience for children and adults with its Christmas parade floats. More than 100 employees participated in all aspects of the project, from building to riding the float...
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December
20,
2019
| 16:13 PM America/New_York
Throughout the year, Jackson EMC has committed to giving back to the community. During the holiday season, employees from the cooperative help spread cheer in the community. Through partnering with local volunteer initiatives and supporting families ...
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December
16,
2019
| 12:32 PM America/New_York
Jackson EMC awarded $61,720 to 40 middle school classrooms in 25 schools with grant money from the Bright Ideas program. Winning entries represent a variety of disciplines that interest students, including biology, information technology, history, la...
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December
16,
2019
| 12:25 PM America/New_York
Foster parent Alecia King credits Bethany Christian Services with expanding her family in Hoschton. With assistance from the foster care and adoption service, King has fostered several children and adopted two. “Bethany has always been there to he...
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November
27,
2019
| 13:22 PM America/New_York
Jackson EMC donated $25,000 to the Extra Special People Miracle League, which will provide accessible baseball to children with disabilities. Extra Special People (ESP), a nonprofit organization creating opportunities for people with disabilities ...
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November
19,
2019
| 17:08 PM America/New_York
Jackson EMC donated $25,000 to the Gateway Domestic Violence Center in Gainesville to help with relocating its emergency housing and support center. “This grant will help us move our facility to a new, safer location on five acres,” said Jessica B...
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November
19,
2019
| 17:05 PM America/New_York
Jackson EMC donated $25,000 to the Special Needs School of Gwinnett, a nonprofit, private school serving special needs children, for its new building. “This donation helps us build a modern building where we can all be together,” said Bev Bailey, ...
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November
19,
2019
| 13:50 PM America/New_York
Jackson Electric Membership Corporation (EMC) is accepting applications for the annual Washington Youth Tour, sponsored by the nation’s electric cooperatives. Jackson EMC will send four student delegates on an all-expense paid leadership development ...
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November
13,
2019
| 11:25 AM America/New_York
When they saw firsthand the difficulties a young lady battling cancer encountered to receive a wig, Jackie and Counte Cooley, and Judy and Scotty Piotrowski knew they had to do something to help her. Judy, who battled multiple occurrences of breas...
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October
17,
2019
| 09:51 AM America/New_York
Since 2005, the Jackson EMC Foundation has awarded hundreds of grants that have touched tens of thousands of individuals and families throughout northeast Georgia. Thanks to Jackson EMC members who round up their bill through Operation Round Up®, the...
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September
10,
2019
| 09:14 AM America/New_York
(JEFFERSON, GA. September 10, 2019) Winder native Kenneth Lumpkin has been appointed to the Jackson EMC Foundation Board of Directors. The Jackson EMC Foundation is a 501(c)3 organization established to represent the members of Jackson EMC and dis...
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August
28,
2019
| 10:40 AM America/New_York
Member-Focused Since 1938, Jackson EMC has provided members with safe, reliable and affordable electricity. When the first lines were energized on April 10, 1939, our community didn’t look like it does today. Back then, we served members on 690 mi...
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August
16,
2019
| 13:44 PM America/New_York
During the school year, Jackson EMC linemen share their unique skillset and electricity safety tips with elementary school students throughout our community.  Their presentations center around PowerTown®, a model town complete with transformers, p...
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August
16,
2019
| 08:31 AM America/New_York
What do you think of when you hear, “Friday Night Lights”? For many people, it’s high school football. In communities around the nation and across Jackson EMC’s 10-county service area, “Friday Night Lights” has a special meaning for those playing on ...
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August
16,
2019
| 08:30 AM America/New_York
A few years ago, we asked you to help pick a new slogan for the cooperative. The clear winner? “Your Power. Your Community.” That’s not surprising because it’s simple and speaks to our collective values. As cooperative members, you’re invested in ...
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August
16,
2019
| 08:30 AM America/New_York
Are you a middle school educator with an idea for an innovative or creative classroom project this school year? If so, consider applying for a Bright Ideas grant. Bright Ideas is a grant program from Jackson EMC that funds creative and innovative ...
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August
16,
2019
| 08:29 AM America/New_York
When volunteers from New Path 1010 met with leaders to discuss community needs in Barrow County, one fact weighed heavy on their hearts, according to Candy Greene, director of the nonprofit organization. “The school system told us that 85 students...
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