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Practice Makes Perfect: OREMC Wiring Contest

January 15th, 2024

OREMC’s annual FFA Wiring Contest practice session, in conjunction with Brantley County High School, was held in early January ahead of the regional competition. Open to high school students in grades nine through 12, the wiring competition is an Agricultural electrification Career Development Event sponsored jointly by the Georgia FFA Association and the Georgia Electric Membership Corporation representing the state’s 41 electric membership cooperatives. 

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OREMC Golf Tournament Sets Fundraising Record to Benefit Cancer Patients

November 28th, 2023

During this season of thanks and giving, OREMC is beyond thrilled to announce the 32nd Annual Golf Tournament—presented by Oglethorpe Power/Georgia Transmission Corporation/Georgia System Operations—held on October 14 has been the biggest yet, resulting in a $25,000 to the Southeast Cancer Unit, Inc. These funds will directly benefit cancer patients undergoing treatment in Brantley, Pierce and Ware counties with medical and travel expenses related to their care.

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OREMC Host Site For Glynn County Teacher Externship Program

November 15th, 2023

For the second year in a row, OREMC participated in the Glynn County Teacher Externship program, hosting five Glynn County educators over two days, immersing them in the day-to-day operations and getting to know the people behind the power. From a ride in a bucket, feeling the weight of the lineworker’s utility belt, being briefed on the “big screen” in the Control Center and seeing a demonstration of a self-healing electric system of the future, the educators quickly realized there was more to electricity than simply flipping a switch.

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Meter/Solar Scam

November 9th, 2023

It has come to our attention that individuals are going door-to-door, particularly in Camden County, saying they work for OREMC and are there to change the meter and want to discuss solar. This  is a scam!

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Quilt Raffle Benefits Southeast Cancer Unit

October 24th, 2023

Rounding out OREMC’s fundraising efforts associated with its 32nd Annual Golf Tournament is a quilt raffle. Combined, the proceeds from the tournament and the quilt raffle will be donated to the Southeast Cancer Unit, Inc. Tickets are $5 each and on sale through November 2.

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OREMC Welcomes New Linemen

September 19th, 2023

OREMC is pleased to welcome two new linemen working out of the Kingsland district office: Andrew Scott from Hoboken and Ian Smith from Kingsland.

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OREMC Foundation: Giving Back and Paying It Forward

September 15th, 2023

As depicted in the word cloud, these are just some of the programs the OREMC Foundation has awarded grants to in just the past year. Some will tear your heart out, while others want to make you jump for joy, but all of the programs that have been supported by the 90+ grants totaling more than $300,000 since the OREMC Foundation was launched two years ago, underscore the idea that “it takes a village.” 

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Annual Meeting Time!

July 14th, 2023

Make plans to attend the 2023 Annual Meeting on September 9. It is the backbone of our cooperative form of business— the annual meeting of members. This is your opportunity to meet and mingle with your elected Board of Directors, the leadership team and employees, as well as learn about OREMC programs, initiatives and business updates.

 

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