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(Continued from page 25) never fails to come up in job interviews,” Hannoush says of his Youth Tour week. Another sponsored event includes the Cobb EMC Literacy Week, held annually, which last year featured children’s book author-illustrator Brian Lies. Cobb EMC sponsors school robotics teams and science competitions in keeping with its commitment to science and technol- ogy education. The co-op employees and board members mentor local students, participate in career days, read to students and volunteer for special events. Cobb EMC’s involvement in education doesn’t stop with monetary support and volunteerism. It has donated used vehicles to become teaching tools for automotive training programs. Amicalola EMC has more than Ultimate Gutter Protection! $ a LEafGUard systEm *With approved credit. Not valid on prior sales or with other offers. Certain restrictions apply. Offer expires: 7/31/11 375off * tripled its giving for education by using unclaimed capital credit refunds, making possible scholarships for 47 local students this year alone. Capital credits, margins left over after a coop pays for expenses, are refunded to members. [Prior to 2006, capital credit funds unclaimed after five years were required to be remitted to the Georgia Department of Revenue, but thanks to a 2005 Georgia law, under the Disposition of Unclaimed Property Act, they can now be used for educational, economic development and/or charitable organizations within the EMC’s territory.] Community job creation is a cooperative focus that goes beyond providing electric service. Phil Bearden, member services representative of Ocmulgee EMC in Eastman, helps steer local community and economic development efforts as a board member and current chairman of the Eastman-Dodge County Area Chamber of Commerce. He serves on the chamber board along with W.H. Peacock, Ocmulgee’s general manager. “Dodge County has a great group of government and community leaders who know the importance of good communication and leadership,” Bearden says. “Building a stronger base in those areas as they relate to the local economic development process will be my main focus as chairman.” Improving the quality of life in the communities that EMCs serve is the cooperative way. To learn how to participate in Operation Round Up or Project SHARE, contact your local electric cooperative. John Bruce is a professional writer based in Columbia, S.C., who specializes in electric cooperatives. For more stories on EMC involvement in their communities, see pages 27A-B in the July web exclusive 2011 web exclusive online edition. Readers! If you have a special story to share about your EMC’s involvement in the local community, send it to us at magazine@georgia emc.com. GEORGIA MAGAZINE 877-908-3322 678-999-6686 GMJ1 26 051911_LGATL_GeorgiaMag_4.625x7.25.indd 1 More online at www.georgiamagazine.org 5/23/11 10:15 AM 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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