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JaCKie Kennedy COURTESY FlinT RivER ACAdEMY Courtesy Laurens youth Leadership % 24 Clockwise, from top left: Fifth-grade teacher dana Morton uses promethean boards made available by LaGrange-based diverse power Foundation to stir the imagination of rosemont elementary school students. Top right: Flint river academy fifth-graders demonstrate new equipment purchased with a diverse power Foundation grant. Lower right: to help local organization prevent Child abuse Coweta educate the community on shaken Baby syndrome, the Coweta-Fayette trust, inc., Board of directors donated $1,500 toward the purchase of instructional simulator dolls for newnan’s Central education Center and Fayetteville’s piedmont Fayette hospital. Above: employee Jennifer Bryant, left, and retired employee Kathy allgood, center, of oconee eMC in dudley, give students instructions during a Laurens youth Leadership icebreaker and team-building exercise. donations of $1, $2 or $5 to their than $5,000 in Bright Ideas grants electric bills or as one-time donations. last year. Bright Ideas makes a huge difference for students, says Joy Silk, a teacher at R.M. Moore Elementary Georgia EMCs also reward teach- School in Waleska. ers for creativity. Through the Bright “The Bright Ideas Grant fundIdeas grant program, EMCs channel ing allowed our school to open an badly needed money into creative elementary science lab, where chilclassroom projects. Co-op employees dren can go and actually experience and directors award checks during what they read about in textbooks,” surprise classroom visits to teachers Silk says. “Amicalola EMC made this whose initiatives are judged and sea possibility for our school.” lected. Amicalola EMC awarded more Coastal Electric Cooperative last Powering education and job creation More online at www.georgiamagazine.org COURTESY COWETA-FAYETTE EMC year awarded Bright Ideas grants totaling $20,000. Since its inception in 2002, the program has given more than $120,000 to local teachers. The Coastal Electric Cooperative Foundation annually awards scholarships to local graduating seniors, college students or adults returning to school. The Operation Round Up program at Diverse Power in LaGrange funds scholarships and grants, exceeding $113,000 during 2010 alone. The program has given more than $872,000 since 2003. Diverse Power partners with area schools by providing prizes and volunteering to judge competitions and serve on school councils. The cooperative distributes 5,000 planners and 40,000 pencils to 65 schools each year. The annual Diverse Power Leadership Institute for High School Students strengthens the character, integrity, teamwork and leadership skills of local high school students. “What Diverse Power does is incredibly important for our children,” observes Michael Lehr, principal GEORGIA MAGAZINE http://www.georgiamagazine.org

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

Georgia Magazine - July 2011
Contents
Viewpoint
Mailbox
Picture This?
Georgia News
Calendar
Currents
Georgia’s Energy Outlook
Special Energy Report
A Jewel Against the Sea
“A Special Blessing”
Your Own Backyard
Around Georgia
My Georgia
Gardens
Georgia Cooks
Cookbook of the Month
Snapshot

Georgia Magazine - July 2011

Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Georgia Magazine - July 2011 (Page Cover1)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Georgia Magazine - July 2011 (Page Cover2)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Georgia Magazine - July 2011 (Page 3)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Contents (Page 4)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Viewpoint (Page 5)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Mailbox (Page 6)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Picture This? (Page 7)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Georgia News (Page 8)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Georgia News (Page 9)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Calendar (Page 10)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Calendar (Page 11)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Calendar (Page 12)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Calendar (Page 13)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Currents (Page 14)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Georgia’s Energy Outlook (Page 15)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Special Energy Report (Page 16)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Special Energy Report (Page 17)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - A Jewel Against the Sea (Page 18)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - A Jewel Against the Sea (Page 19)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - A Jewel Against the Sea (Page 20)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - A Jewel Against the Sea (Page 21)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - A Jewel Against the Sea (Page 21A)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - A Jewel Against the Sea (Page 21B)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - “A Special Blessing” (Page 22)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - “A Special Blessing” (Page 23)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - “A Special Blessing” (Page 24)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - “A Special Blessing” (Page 25)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - “A Special Blessing” (Page 26)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - “A Special Blessing” (Page 27)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - “A Special Blessing” (Page 27A)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - “A Special Blessing” (Page 27B)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Your Own Backyard (Page 28)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Your Own Backyard (Page 29)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Your Own Backyard (Page 30)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Your Own Backyard (Page 31)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Your Own Backyard (Page 32)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Your Own Backyard (Page 33)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Your Own Backyard (Page 34)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Your Own Backyard (Page 35)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Your Own Backyard (Page 35A)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Your Own Backyard (Page 35B)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Around Georgia (Page 36)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Around Georgia (Page 37)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Around Georgia (Page 38)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Around Georgia (Page 39)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Around Georgia (Page 39A)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Around Georgia (Page 39B)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - My Georgia (Page 40)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - My Georgia (Page 41)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Gardens (Page 42)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Gardens (Page 43)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Georgia Cooks (Page 44)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Georgia Cooks (Page 45)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Georgia Cooks (Page 46)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Georgia Cooks (Page 47)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Georgia Cooks (Page 47A)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Georgia Cooks (Page 47B)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Georgia Cooks (Page 47C)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Georgia Cooks (Page 47D)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Cookbook of the Month (Page 48)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Cookbook of the Month (Page 49)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Snapshot (Page 50)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Snapshot (Page 50A)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Snapshot (Page 50B)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Snapshot (Page 50C)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Snapshot (Page 50D)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Snapshot (Page 50E)
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