YOUNG HARRIS, Ga. — On Thursday, April 13, Blue Ridge Mountain EMC celebrated work anniversaries for employees ranging from five to forty years of employment. Each new calendar year, employees are recognized for reaching 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35 and 40+ years of full-time employment. Employees are recognized by the general manager in front of their co-workers and given a plaque to commemorate their work milestone. Twenty-six employees received recognition for their years of employment and have a combined 460 years between them. Below is the list of employees celebrating a milestone work anniversary:
- 5 years: Carla Beavers, Dustin Brown, Alex King, Dylan Rogers
- 10 years: Kelly Cruse, Tonya Hyatt, Derrick Lovingood, Bradley Nuckolls, Josh Payne, Patrick Potts
- 15 years: Isaac Cabe, Joe Colwell, Eric Hooper, Brett McCoy, Dara Roberts
- 20 years: Erik Brinke, Jeffery Butt, Mark Davidson
- 25 years: Dan Chastain, Adrian Hogsed, Kevin Hutson
- 30 years: Stan Dyer, Steven Kirby
- 35 years: Randy Curtis, Brian Mashburn
- 40 years: Sonny Mahan
“Celebrating work milestones is a great opportunity to say thank you for the hard work and dedication of these employees. It’s astonishing to see their combined years of employment here at BRMEMC. It’s a testament to their work ethic; commitment to their fellow employees; and service to the membership,” said General Manager Allan Glidewell.
BRMEMC was officially founded in 1938 – 85 years ago – and now serves over 58,000 meters, maintains over 6,300 miles of power lines, and provides fiber-optics internet service to over 14,000 members.
About Blue Ridge Mountain EMC
Blue Ridge Mountain Electric Membership Corporation is a member-owned electric cooperative headquartered in Young Harris, Georgia, serving over 49,000 member-customers in Cherokee and Clay Counties in Western North Carolina, and Towns, Union and Fannin Counties in Northeast Georgia. Organized locally in 1937, BRMEMC has invested well over $330 million in physical infrastructure in its mission to provide reliable electric and broadband services to its members where those services would not otherwise have been available. Blue Ridge Mountain Electric Membership Corporation is an equal opportunity provider, employer and lender. ###