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Brief Outage Wednesday, April 26 For Members In Bentonville

Members in the Bentonville area will experience a brief outage, lasting no more than 15 minutes, beginning at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday morning.

On Your Mark, Get Set, Go For Bright Ideas!

A bright idea can happen to an educator at any time. However, April 1 opened the submission period for those ideas at

The Bright Ideas grant program offers grants to teachers for innovative, classroom based projects and ideas. Thanks to the Bright Ideas program, teachers across North Carolina are using an assortment of classroom aids, kits and technology to keep learning interesting.

Schools And Non-Profits Benefit Big From Members Rounding Up

South River EMC’s not-for-profit foundation, The Community Assistance Corporation, or CAC, awarded $54,796 in Operation Round Up grants during the March funding cycle.

Get Your Tickets For The Oyster Roast And Shrimparoo!

The annual Oyster Roast & Shrimparoo is here to help raise funds for two very important programs in our community and the deadline to purchase tickets is approaching.

The United Way of Harnett County and the Power Source Volunteers are joining forces to hold their annual Oyster Roast & Shrimparoo on Thursday, March 9 at Central Carolina Community College’s culinary school, located at 660 E. Johnson Street, in Dunn.

Could Your Child Go To Basketball Camp?

Basketball scholarships are being offered to rising 6th, 7th and 8th grade males and females. NCAA rules prohibit scholarships to students who will be in ninth grade next year (eighth graders currently) as they are considered prospects.

Males selected will attend the Roy Williams Basketball Camp at UNC-Chapel Hill and females selected will attend the Wes Moore Wolfpack Women’s Basketball Camp at N.C. State University.

Power Source Volunteer Scholarship Deadline Approaching

South River EMC’s Power Source Volunteers Committee is offering at least one $1,000 and two $500 college scholarships for the 2017-2018 school year. Time is growing short to gather the required material for this opportunity.

To be considered, those applying must live in a home, which receives electric service from South River EMC. Factors considered in granting scholarships included: character, moral standards, citizenship, past and present academic performance, letters of recommendation, statements of career goals and qualifications and extra-curricular activities.

Bringing Cheer To Communities Through Rounding Up

The Community Assistance Corporation, or CAC, South River EMC’s not-for-profit foundation awarded $39,748 in Operation Round Up grants during the December funding cycle.

Educational institutions receiving funding this holiday season included: Clement Elementary, $6,413; Harnett Primary, $835; Lillington Shawtown Elementary, $5,000; and Wayne Avenue Elementary, $5,000.

Attention: Members in the Benson Area

Members in the Benson area will see an outage Tuesday into Wednesday morning beginning at 12 a.m. and lasting approximately an hour. This is an emergency situation and is being done at this time to prevent damage resulting in a much longer outage.

Bright Ideas Continue To Flourish In Local Schools

The recent presentation of Bright Ideas grants by South River EMC have many classrooms and schools buzzing with excitement and anticipation. A total of 47 applications were chosen for funding in the amount of $59,869.74. These grants will impact the lives of at least 9,798 students in our community this year alone!

Brief Outage Wednesday, November 30 For Members In Newton Grove Area

Members in the Newton Grove area will experience an outage lasting about 10 minutes between 2:30 and 3 p.m. Wednesday, November 30.


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