Washington youth tour
Tour dates: June 18 - 25, 2020
Application deadline: February 21, 2020
Interviews: March 5, 2020
It's time to apply for the 2020 Washington Youth Tour! We will be selecting two exceptional high school students from the Central Georgia EMC territory to have the experience of a lifetime—all expenses paid!
The Washington Youth Tour is a fast-paced week of adventure, including tours of all the major sites, meetings with state and national leaders, and activities to build leadership skills.
The Washington Youth Tour is open to:
- High school sophomores or juniors, who will be at least sixteen (16) years old by June 18, 2020.
- The student must live and attend school in one of our 14 serviced counties (Bibb, Butts, Clayton, Fayette, Henry, Jasper, Jones, Lamar, Morgan, Monroe, Newton, Pike, Putnam, and Spalding counties).
Walter harrison scholarship
Application deadline: January 31, 2020
Calling all college students! Twelve $1,000 scholarships will be awarded statewide to students with exemplary academic records. The funds may be applied to educational expenses at any accredited two- or four-year university, college, or vocational/technical institute in Georgia. The scholarships are available to any college-level students regardless of age.
The application process is underway. For full qualifications and to download your scholarship application, visit www.cgemc.com. Completed applications are due by January 31, 2020. Don't delay!
North macon plaza
CGEMC serves a new shopping plaza in Macon! North Macon Plaza, located on Bass Road, is the new hot spot for shopping. Five Below was the first store to open, but the rest are quickly following.
The plaza will host Marshall's, HomeGoods, Five Below, Michael's Arts & Crafts, Old Navy, Famous Footwear, Bealls Outlet, David's Bridal, America's Best, Shane's Rib Shack, and Your Pie, with room for additional retailers.
ghsa football championships
CGEMC is proud to help support the GHSA Football Championships through Georgia EMC. The championship games will be held at the Georgia State Stadium in Atlanta. We hope you join us as we cheer on the home teams!
Friday, December 13
- 10:00 a.m. - Class A Private
- 1:00 p.m. - Class 2 A
- 4:30 p.m. - Class 5A
- 8:00 p.m. - Class 6A
Saturday, December 14
- 10:00 a.m. - Class A Public
- 1:00 p.m. - Class 3A
- 4:30 p.m. - Class 4A
- 8:00 p.m. - Class 7A
Year-end system maintenance
Central Georgia EMC will be performing year-end computer maintenance beginning at 5 p.m. Tuesday, December 31, 2019. The customer information and payment system will not be available until 5 p.m. Wednesday, January 1, 2020. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Central Georgia EMC’s office will close Tuesday and Wednesday, December 24 and 25, 2019. The office will also be closed on Wednesday, January 1, 2020. In case of a power outage, please call our 24-hour automated system at 770-775-7857 or 1-800-222-4877 for an immediate response. System operators are on duty to assist you.
THERE'S STILL TIME TO SECURE YOUR EV REBATE!
Great news! The NISSAN EV Rebates have been extended until December 31, 2019. A $3,500 special rebate is available on the 40 kWh model NISSAN Leaf® and a new $2,500 rebate is available on the 226-mile range, 62 kWh, ePlus model. This offer can be combined with the $7,500 Federal EV Tax Credit to provide you with savings up to $11,000 on the purchase of a new NISSAN Leaf®.
Operation Round Up
In November, a total of $13,495 was awarded by the Central Georgia EMC Foundation to non-profit organizations in our service territory.
- Monticello-Jasper County Chamber of Commerce - $2,840 - To purchase a portable sound system for the Smithsonian Institution and the Georgia Humanities Council Crossroads exhibition.
- Shoes For God's Children - $2,500 - To purchase shoes for those in need.
- Operation Lunchbox - $2,500 - To provide food for hungry and homeless students.
- Jackson Road Elementary School - $655 - For the purchase of notebooks/textbooks for each fifth-grade student.
- Operation Appreciation - $2,500 - For care packages for unit and family support during deployment.
- Connecting Henry, Inc. - $2,500 - To purchase clothing, books, and stocking stuffers for their Community Cares Toy Shop.
Qualifying 501(c)(3) organizations in our service territory are invited to submit an application to the Operation Round Up Foundation.
Through Operation Round Up, our members support local organizations with a mission to make our communities even better places to live, work, and dream big. By simply rounding up your monthly electric bill to the next dollar, you can join in! Our pennies add up to make BIG CHANGE!
Co-op Connections Card
Save and shop local with your Co-op Connections discount card!
Light Box Gifts - 10% off a purchase of $20 or more. 3075 Apt to Miss Rd, Monticello. 706-476-7098.
Sage and Sparrow - 10% off one full-priced item. 19 East Johnston Street, Forsyth. 478-993-2281.
Southern Grace Creations - 10% off a non-sale item. North Macon Plaza, Macon. 478-305-7554.
The Chicken House - 15% off any purchase, excluding lunch cafe items. 324 East Broad Street, Griffin. 404-775-5094.
The Front Porch - 10% off all purchases of $25 or more. Exclusions apply. 218 John Frank Ward Blvd, McDonough. 770-594-3383.
Legaci Status - 10% off full-priced items. 24 Mulberry Street, Jackson. 678-774-8777.
Are you a local business who would like to be included in Co-op Connections? Click the link below. It is simple and free!