Coleman “Cole” Langshaw has joined Okefenoke REMC’s Kingsland crew as an apprentice lineman. A recipient of the OREMC Lineman Scholarship at Coastal Pines Technical College in Waycross, Langshaw completed his on-the-job component of the Electrical Lineworker Certificate Program in Kingsland before graduating in May. While he never expected to get a job in his hometown, he is grateful to be part of the OREMC family and have the opportunity to be of service to his community.
Okefenoke REMC’s Hilliard office is pleased to welcome Destiny Pooser as its new customer service representative. Pooser actually joined the co-op in late July and had been training at headquarters in Nahunta, Georgia, but is now happy to be assisting OREMC consumer-members in her hometown.
What started 30 years ago as a few coworkers getting together for a round of golf, then including some vendors, presenting a few prizes and raising money to benefit the Southeast Cancer Unit, Inc. (SECU), has grown into a signature event for Okefenoke REMC as evidenced by the $22,674.96 check presented to Linda Henderson, Brantley Coordinator for SECU, earlier today. The funds were the proceeds from OREMC’s sold-out, 30th Annual Golf Tournament held on September 25.
Okefenoke REMC is proud to announce Glynn Academy in Brunswick as a winner of a 2020-2021 Georgia High School Association (GHSA) Cooperative Spirit Sportsmanship Award.
OREMC will be holding an auction of surplus and salvage equipment at the headquarters office in Nahunta on Saturday, November 6, 2021. Many items will be offered to the general public for bid. Gates will open at 8 a.m. for inspection of items offered for bid, with sales beginning at 9 a.m.
OREMC is pleased to announce the establishment of the Okefenoke Rural Electric Membership Corporation Foundation (Foundation). The Foundation will serve as a launchpad for a community development initiative supporting education, community health and economic development in the six Georgia and two Florida counties the co-op serves. Application deadline for grant requests is September 27.
OREMC is pleased to welcome our newest business/industrial consumer-member Plug Power Inc. (NASDAQ: PLUG), a leading provider of hydrogen solutions. They will be building a green hydrogen production plant in Camden County, Georgia, to serve customers across the southeastern United States.