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EMCs sponsor Ag Awareness Week in Georgia This year’s state winner was J. Everett Williams, owner of Wdairy LLC near Madison and a director at Central Georgia EMC in Jackson. Donnie Smith, director of the Center of Innovation for Agribusiness, says the main goal of the award is to “recognize farmers who use environmentally friendly practices on their From left, Georgia Commissioner of Agriculture Gary Black, farms, which conserve Carol and J. Everett Williams, and Gov. Nathan Deal. soil, water and air—all the Tucker-based Georgia Electric natural resources.” Membership Corp. (EMC) was a sponAnother activity at the event was sor of the kickoff celebration for Ag the annual Flavor of Georgia food Awareness week in Georgia, held March 22 at the Georgia Freight Depot in Atlanta. Ag Awareness week is a time when the agribusiness community celebrates the state’s largest industry, shows appreciation to farmers for providing food and clothing, highlights outstanding efforts to conserve natural resources and celebrates the products created in Georgia. As part of the annual event, Georgia selected one farmer from each of the state’s five districts as the winner of the Environmental Stewardship Award, which is supported by the Center of Innovation for Agribusiness. product contest, spotlighting delicious, original food from across the state. Categories included barbecue and hot sauces, confections, dairy products, meat products, snack foods, and jams, jellies and sauces. Entries were judged based on flavor, best use of Georgia ingredients, Georgia theme, unique or innovative qualities, commercial appeal and originality. Flint Energies Director David Cleveland’s Cleveland Organics won first place in two categories—snack foods and confections. Williams and Cleveland were presented their awards by Commissioner of Agriculture Gary Black and Gov. Nathan Deal. Bill VErNEr / GEorGiA EmC GEMC Hunger Walk/Run 2011 Apprenticeship Business Partner of the Year oglethorpe Power Corp. was named the 2011 Floyd County Schools Apprenticeship Business Partner of the Year for its work with the school system’s Youth Apprenticeship program. The award was presented at the April 5 meeting of the Floyd County Board of Education. 14 Team Georgia EmC raised $1,395 through team gifts and pledges from family and friends, exceeding their goal of $1,250. To date, the event has raised more than $400,000 to support hunger relief. Twenty-seven years ago, Hunger Walk/Run began as a grassroots movement in response to local and global hunger. On March 13, associates from Georgia Electric Membership Corp. and Georgia Transmission Corp., both of Tucker, joined more than 12,000 other walkers and runners at the 5K event through downtown Atlanta. More online at www.georgiamagazine.org Emanuel Alfaro, Fernando Alfaro, Maria Alfaro, Priankha Daulatana, Monica Heath, Cammie King, Patrick McComas, Angela Mills, Marty Myers, Logan Myers, Adolfo Ponce De Leon, Andrea Thomas, Lanier Thomas, Bill Verner, Dorothy Verner, Josephine Verner, Christina Villalobos and Mary Wellman comprised Team Georgia EMC. GEORGIA MAGAZINE FErNANDo AlFAro / GTC http://www.georgiamagazine.org

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Georgia Magazine - May 2011

Georgia Magazine - May 2011
Contents
Viewpoint
Mailbox
Picture This?
Georgia News
Calendar
Currents
Georgia’s Energy Outlook
Special Energy Report
Dolphin Tales
Agrability in Georgia
Creature Comforts
Georgia@home
Around Georgia
My Georgia
Gardens
Georgia Cooks
Snapshot

Georgia Magazine - May 2011

Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Georgia Magazine - May 2011 (Page Cover1)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Georgia Magazine - May 2011 (Page Cover2)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Georgia Magazine - May 2011 (Page 3)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Contents (Page 4)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Viewpoint (Page 5)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Mailbox (Page 6)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Picture This? (Page 7)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Georgia News (Page 8)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Georgia News (Page 9)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Calendar (Page 10)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Calendar (Page 11)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Calendar (Page 12)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Calendar (Page 13)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Currents (Page 14)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Currents (Page 15)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Georgia’s Energy Outlook (Page 16)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Special Energy Report (Page 17)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Dolphin Tales (Page 18)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Dolphin Tales (Page 19)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Dolphin Tales (Page 20)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Dolphin Tales (Page 21)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Agrability in Georgia (Page 22)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Agrability in Georgia (Page 23)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Agrability in Georgia (Page 24)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Agrability in Georgia (Page 25)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Agrability in Georgia (Page 26)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Agrability in Georgia (Page 27)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Creature Comforts (Page 28)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Creature Comforts (Page 29)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Creature Comforts (Page 30)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Creature Comforts (Page 31)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Georgia@home (Page 32)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Georgia@home (Page 33)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Georgia@home (Page 34)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Georgia@home (Page 35)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Around Georgia (Page 36)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Around Georgia (Page 37)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Around Georgia (Page 38)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Around Georgia (Page 39)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - My Georgia (Page 40)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - My Georgia (Page 41)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Gardens (Page 42)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Gardens (Page 43)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Georgia Cooks (Page 44)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Georgia Cooks (Page 45)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Georgia Cooks (Page 46)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Georgia Cooks (Page 47)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Georgia Cooks (Page 48)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Georgia Cooks (Page 49)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Snapshot (Page 50)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Snapshot (Page 50A)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Snapshot (Page 50B)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Snapshot (Page 50C)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Snapshot (Page 50D)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Snapshot (Page 50E)
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