Okefenoke REMC recently held its 30th annual Youth Awards Banquet at The Barn at Cottonwood Ranch in Callahan, Florida, to announce its 2023 OREMC Scholarship winners and the two students selected as delegates for the OREMC Youth Tour.
Promoting childhood literacy across the Okefenoke REMC service area is the motivation behind OREMC’s $8,000 donation to Ferst Readers supporting chapters in Brantley, Camden, Charlton and Glynn counties in Georgia, and Baker and Nassau counties in Florida.
It was Sonya Cooley’s dream to work at Okefenoke REMC. She grew up with the “REA” as her mom, Esther Woods, worked at OREMC’s Hilliard, Florida, office for 28 years before retiring as an operations clerk in 2022. It wasn’t until November of 2023 that an opportunity presented itself and Cooley came on board as OREMC’s newest member services representative.
OREMC member engagement event scheduled for April 25 in Hillard. Learn what it means to be an OREMC consumer-member, meet the senior leardership team and local board directors. Reserve your spot today.
Rodney Harris debated being a truck driver or an electrical lineworker. His father was a lineman, and his grandfather a foreman, both of whom worked for Sumter Utilities. They wanted Harris to go into the military, but he instead decided to follow in their footsteps and is Okefenoke REMC’s newest lineman working out of the Hilliard, Florida, office.
Okefenoke REMC is proud to announce Camden County High School as a winner of a 2021-2022 Georgia High School Association (GHSA) Cooperative Spirit Sportsmanship Award.
“Being together, working together, having fun and being innovative,” is what members of the Waycross Middle School Robotics Team said they enjoyed most about their program as they celebrated a $2,500 donation to their S.T.E.M. program from Okefenoke REMC.
Get ready. Get set. Read! Okefenoke REMC is pleased to announce the launch of its virtual OREMC Storytime, in partnership with Ferst Readers. Each Sunday at 1 p.m., a new story will be posted on OREMC’s Facebook page and YouTube channel. Books are read by OREMC employees, board directors/trustees and/or community members targeting the co-op’s littlest members.