Georgia Magazine - August 2017 - 6

Picture this?

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GEORGIA Magazine, the largest-circulation
monthly magazine in the state, is published
by Georgia Electric Membership Corp.
(GEMC), the trade association for Georgia's 41
consumer-owned electric utilities. On average,
more than 540,000 members welcome the
magazine into their homes each month.
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provide reliable, safe and affordable electric
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Guess where this is and you could win a $25 gift card!
In "Picture this?" the reader whose photo of a Georgia place is published wins a $25 Target
gift card-as does the person who correctly guesses what the photo is and where it was taken. The
winner's name (drawn at random from correct guesses) and the answer will appear in a future issue.
The winning photo selected by our staff will be published in exchange for the gift card; Georgia EMC
claims no right in and will ultimately destroy or delete all photos that are not selected.
If you're ready to guess or have taken a photo for us to consider, email
picturethis@georgiaemc.com or mail to "Picture this?," P.O. Box 1707,
Tucker, GA 30085. Submissions should be 300-dpi photos of locations that
are accessible to the public and easy to identify. Please send photos and
guesses separately.
Guesses for the August contest must be received by Aug. 21, 2017. With
all correspondence, please include your name, mailing address and phone
number.
Our winners from June 2017 are Alexander Parrey, of Young Harris,
who took the photo, and Fran Kirkland, of Blairsville, who correctly guessed
that it is a kayak sculpture by local artist Al Garnto near the canoe/kayak
launch ramp at Meeks Park II in Blairsville.

June 2017

EDITOR Laurel George
MANAGING EDITOR Jennifer Hewett, CCC
PRODUCTION COORDINATOR Gayle Hartman
ASSOCIATE EDITOR Kevin Braun, CCC
ASSOCIATE EDITOR Amy Schneider
ASSOCIATE EDITOR Jim Jess
EDITORIAL INTERN Haley Blanchard

Mike Benton, Dawne W.
Bryan, H.M. Cauley, Victoria Scharf DeCastro,
Rosalyn Dunn, Kaleb Frady, Libby Galli, Jane
F. Garvey, Jennifer J. Hewett, Greg Jones,
Yvonne Jordan, Pamela A. Keene, Helen
Newling Lawson, Josh Paine, Laura Raines,
Susan Sports, Paul Wesslund

CONTRIBUTING WRITERS

CONTRIBUTING PHOTOGRAPHERS Giff Beaton,
Elizabeth Billips, H.M. Cauley, Kathryn
Claxton, James Corn, Dan Costin, Leita
Cowart, Jennifer J. Hewett, Greg Hoyt,
Robert Jordan, Pamela A. Keene, Jamie
Kitchens, Andrew Thomas Lee, Peter
McIntosh, Kent Miller, Chris Oughtred,
Bob Powell, Jason Thrasher, Claudio
Ventrella, Phillip Vullo, Laine Kirby Wood
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available by emailing magazine@georgiaemc.com.

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Contents
Georgia Magazine - August 2017 - Intro
Georgia Magazine - August 2017 - Cover1
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