Monthly Archives: January 2012

Electricity Safety Message

No member of the public should ever attempt to climb a utility pole, tower, play around a pad mounted transformer or enter into a fenced substation. Electricity is a powerful friend but it must be treated with respect. Click link to learn more about electricity safety.

College Scholarship Applications Now Being Accepted

Piedmont Electric is now accepting applications for $1,000 continuing education scholarships for highschool seniors planning to attend college this fall. Students whose homes receive electricity from Piedmont EMC are eligible to apply for a $1,000 scholarship. PEMC will award four scholarships this year. Please refer to the website for… Read More»

Basketball Camp Scholarships Available

Piedmont Electric announces two 2012 basketball camp scholarship opportunities for students entering sixth, seventh or eighth grades. Sponsored by North Carolina’s Touchstone Energy cooperatives, the basketball camp scholarships are to the Kellie Harper Wolfback Basketball Academy and the Roy Williams Carolina Basketball camp. The Kellie Harper camp will be held… Read More»

All Expense Paid Youth Trip to Washington DC Available

The 2012 Electric Cooperative Youth Tour application process is now open for an all expense paid trip to Washington DC. Rising high school Juniors and Seniors are eligible to apply! This all expense paid trip to Washington DC will take place during the week of June 16 – 22, 2012.… Read More»

Piedmont Electric Holds Successful Blood Drive

On January 5, 2012, fourteen community members and Piedmont Electric employees donated 23 units of blood to the American Red Cross Mini Blood Mobile. The Blood Drive was held at Piedmont Electric’s Hillsborough office. Piedmont EMC sponsors several community blood drives for the American Red Cross each year. The next… Read More»