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December 18, 2014

Sawnee EMC Participates in Toy Drive to Benefit SAFFT

Contact: Blake House, VP of Member Services

CUMMING, GA - December 18, 2014

Throughout the last several weeks, Sawnee EMC employees and members of Sawnee’s Consumer Advisory Task Force (CATF) have been donating toys in conjunction with the Cooperative’s first annual toy drive to benefit children that receive services from SAFFT (Supporting Adoption and Foster Families Together).

Almost 200 brand new toys were delivered on December 15, 2014 to Forsyth County Fire Station #1, which has been a toy collection site for many years.

“Our employees, and the members of our Task Force, have really embraced this toy drive. We have always done a lot for charity, but when you mention that we are doing something to help kids at Christmas… it brings on a whole different spirit of giving. You can see the pride in their eyes when they bring in a sack full of toys knowing that a needy child is going to now get to open something on Christmas morning.” stated Blake House, Vice President of Members Services at Sawnee EMC.

“At Sawnee EMC, We’re More Than Electricity… We’re Service”

About Sawnee EMC

Sawnee Electric Membership Corporation is an electric distribution cooperative headquartered in Cumming, Georgia. Sawnee serves electricity to approximately 158,600 accounts in seven (7) counties of greater north Georgia. Sawnee’s assets exceed $524 million, with energy sales of 3.6 billion kWh and annual revenue of $354 million. With a team of approximately 305 dedicated professionals and over 10,150 miles of distribution line, Sawnee stands ready at all times to meet the needs of its members/owners. SEMC strives daily to live up to their motto…

“At Sawnee EMC, We’re More Than Electricity, We’re Service”.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.