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Power Source Volunteers

In 2000, South River EMC established the Power Source Volunteers, or PSV. The PSV is a group of volunteers who work on behalf of the Cooperative as goodwill ambassadors in the community to enhance South River EMC's ongoing public relations efforts. Each year they hold fundraising events which benefit students in the South River EMC service area through scholarships, as well as hosting giveaways, such as food baskets, to members.

The Volunteers are comprised of a member representing each directorate district within the Cooperative's service area. The members of the Power Source Volunteers are; Richard Barnhill; Dixie Coats; Brenda Tyndall; Vicky Walker; Iris Lucas; Rebecca O'Dell; and Betty Surles. Julie McLeod is the cooperative representative in the group.

Each year the Power Source Volunteers create four beautiful baskets for members to register to win. The baskets come complete with all the goodies for either the Thanksgiving or Easter meal, a $50 gift card for your meat selection, as well as a credit on your electric account.

If you would like more information about the Power Source Volunteers, please call South River EMC at 892-8071 or e-mail an inquiry to


PSV Scholarship Application Period Closed!

The Power Source Volunteers, or PSV, awarded six college scholarships to South River EMC members' children in 2017. The PSV presented one $1,000 scholarship to Ashley Darroch, daughter of Hank and Kristey Darroch of Bunnlevel, to attend Campbell University to study biology.

The following five recipients received scholarships in the amount of $500: Taylor Blauser, daughter of Jay and Lisa Blauser of Autryville, plans to attend N.C. State University; Lauren Colonair, daughter of Mark and Grace Colonair of Fayetteville, will attend UNC-Chapel Hill. Janna Sims, daughter of John Sims and Julia McPhail of Autryville, plans to attend Fayetteville State University. Cody Vazquez, son of Juan and Danna Vazquez of Spring Lake, will attend Liberty University.

The information on this scholarship can be viewed on our scholarship page, as well as information on other scholarships offered.

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