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Don't Let Budgets Hold You Back

It’s time to begin planning those lessons, scouring web sites for the best ideas to use in your classrooms, and purchasing materials. While school budgets try and cover the basics, big ideas, even medium sized ideas, need help.

The Bright Ideas grant program is just the thing, it offers grants to teachers for innovative, classroom-based projects and ideas. Over the years, Bright Ideas grants have given teachers across the state an assortment of classroom aids, kits and technology to keep learning interesting.

Operation Round Up Helps To Educate The Community

South River EMC’s not-for-profit foundation, the Community Assistance Corporation, or CAC, awarded $61,764 in Operation Round Up grants to local nonprofits and schools.

Begin Your Summer Break With a Bright Idea

Long live summer is what students are thinking, however during this downtime, teachers are wondering what new ideas they can bring to their classrooms as well as how they can bring them.

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

South River EMC’s Power Source Volunteers Award Scholarships

South River Electric Membership Corporation’s volunteer organization, the Power Source Volunteers, awarded scholarships to four admirable high school seniors this year.

Jacylyn Tuggle, daughter of John and Dana Tuggle of Newton Grove, will receive a $1,000 scholarship to attend Campbell University to study chemistry.

Sign-Up for outage texting

If you sign-up for outage texting by June 30, you will be entered to win 1 of 2 $25 bill credits. Visit here for more information.

Operation Round Up Helps Strengthen The Community

The Community Assistance Corporation, or CAC, South River EMC’s not-for-profit foundation, awarded $40,436 in Operation Round Up grants to benefit community, public service agencies and schools.

The following non-profit organizations each received grants for $5,000: Eastover Volunteer Fire Department; Dunn Emergency Services, Inc.; Bethany Rural Fire Department. Additionally, Vann Crossroads Fire Department received a grant for $3,614, and Stedman Volunteer Fire Department received funding of $5,361.

Bright Ideas Brighten Schools, Classrooms, Minds

A bright idea can happen to anyone, anytime, anywhere. However, April 1 opens the submission period for those ideas at ncbrightideas.com

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

Touchstone Energy Basketball Camp Scholarships Up For Grabs

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.

Outage Texting Is Here (1/4/18)

If you are like most people, you have become dependent on your smartphone for information. Well, you can now make that handheld device work for you even more. South River EMC is pleased to offer outage texting.

In a recent survey, the majority of people indicated that they would like to receive a text when they have an outage, to receive updates and to be notified when power is restored.  This is an opt-in service so it requires action on the part of the member if they choose to participate.

Rounding Up Reaps Gifts For The Local Community

The Community Assistance Corporation, or CAC, South River EMC’s not-for-profit foundation, awarded $52,190 in Operation Round Up grants to benefit community and public service agencies and schools during the December funding cycle.

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