Rounding Up Makes Cents for the Community
August 4, 2022
Operation Round Up is Walton EMC’s community assistance program.
The concept is to extend the principle on which electric cooperatives were built over 85 years ago — neighbor helping neighbor — and as a cooperative to follow one of our core principles, which is commitment to community.
The program is a simple and rewarding way for our customer-owners to raise money for local charities, needy individuals and service organizations. The average contribution is $6 a year – a small amount to help worthy causes in our communities.
86th Annual Meeting Sets Record Attendance
Walton EMC hosted 2,253 registered participants on Saturday, June 18, at its 86th Annual Meeting. From 8 to 11 a.m., smiling employees welcomed customer-owners with a bucket of gifts. Walton EMC selected the names of 200 customer-owners to receive $50 bill credits. You can read the full report, see a complete list of prize winners and watch the video […]
Walton Gas Celebrates 20 Years of Service
As the parent company of Walton Gas, we are proud to celebrate its 20th anniversary in October. As we recognize this milestone, we remember why we started the natural gas company: for you, our customer-owners. In 2002, the natural gas market was deregulated, which allowed Georgia residents to choose their natural gas provider. Many companies […]
UPS: Powerful Insurance for Remote Workers
If you work from home and rely on a computer for productivity and communication, you need a UPS — uninterruptible power supply, that is. It can save your bacon if the lights go out. A UPS is a battery backup that provides near-instantaneous emergency power to computers, peripherals, modems, routers and telecommunication equipment. In the […]
Plugged In: Why do my lights occasionally blink?
Q: Why do my lights occasionally blink? A: Have you ever seen your lights blink during a thunderstorm? Or perhaps you’ve noticed a blinking microwave clock when you arrive home. These are signs there’s probably been a brief disruption to your electric service. Momentary power interruptions or “blinks” are most often caused by uncontrollable circumstances. […]