For the 31st consecutive year, Okefenoke REMC held its annual Golf Tournament to raise money for the Southeast Cancer Unit, Inc. The tournament—presented by Oglethorpe Power/Georgia Transmission Corporation/Georgia System Operations—raised $19,000 to help support cancer patients undergoing treatment in Brantley, Pierce and Ware counties with medical and travel expenses related to their care.
Four Glynn County teachers stepped out of the classroom and into the middle of Okefenoke REMC’s operations for two days in early November. They were four of 20 teachers selected to participate in the Connect Glynn 2022 Education Externship Academy hosted by four local businesses, OREMC being one of them.
OREMC is hosting an open house "getting to know you" event on Thursday, November 10. Attendance is free for this OREMC members only (21+) event, but advance registration is required. Reserve your spot today!
Due to the continued rise in natural gas prices, OREMC has announced effective with September 1 bills, a power cost adjustment of $.017022 per kWh will go into effect.
The Okefenoke REMC Foundation recently awarded eight grants to qualifying organization totally, $30,300, including two organizations in Camden County: Making A Difference Mentoring and St. Marys Little Theatre, Inc.
Okefenoke REMC is pleased to introduce its newest Member Service Representatives Kari Johns and Conner Selph. While they actually joined OREMC back in March, they have been training over the past few months getting ready for their permanent placements: Johns in Hilliard, Florida, and Conner in Nahunta.
OREMC Foundation celebrated a $2,500 grant awarded to the Brantley Chapter of Called to Care, Inc, by the OREMC Foundation for their beds and bedding program. Serving 22 counties in South Georgia, Called to Care’s mission is to educate and equip community partners and volunteers in order to meet the needs of vulnerable children in the foster care system.
The OREMC Foundation is a community development initiative of Okefenoke REMC supporting education, community health and economic development in the six Georgia and two Florida counties the co-op serves. Since its inception in August 2021, the OREMC Foundation has awarded over $171,000 to 48 organizations in OREMC’s service area