Middle Tennessee Electric Membership Corporation Employees Serve Community

A number of employees from Middle Tennessee Electric Membership Corporation helped the local Habitat for Humanity ReStore in Wilson County as part of the Tennessee Electric Co-op Day of Service on Thursday, Oct. 5.

“We love the communities we serve,” says Jay Sanders, Community Relations Coordinator and coordinator for the day of service project for MTEMC. “Our employees call Wilson County home, too, and they were excited to get their hands dirty helping our friends and neighbors.”

Middle Tennessee Electric Members Reelect Incumbents to Board

Middle Tennessee Electric members re-elected three incumbents to the board of directors’ open seats during the cooperative’s Annual Meeting today at Embassy Suites Murfreesboro Hotel and Conference Center.

Approximately 2,000 members were in attendance at the meeting.

Incumbents Steve Seger of Williamson County (District 1A), Will Jordan of Rutherford County (District 2C) and Gordon Bone of Wilson County (District 4C), were elected for the 2017-2020 board.

MTE SharingChange Awards Scholarships To Local Students

Middle Tennessee Electric’s charitable foundation, SharingChange, recently awarded scholarships for 10 local students. 

The winners of the $2,000 scholarships were: William Singer from Wilson County, Kathryn Merrell from Williamson County, Michael Singer from Wilson County, Amanda Young from Rutherford County, Whitney Allen from Rutherford County, Annabelle Weston from Williamson County, Michael Harber from Rutherford County, Stephanie Olin from Wilson County, Lauren Meadows from Wilson County and Austin Sissom from Cannon County.

MTE SharingChange doneates $5,000 to High Hopes Development Center

 Middle Tennessee Electric Membership Corporation’s SharingChange has donated $5,000 of its funds to High Hopes Development Center. 

“We are very grateful for the support of MTEMC members who participate in SharingChange,” said Gail Powell, Executive Director for High Hopes. “This grant for therapy scholarships allows children with special needs in our community to receive vital life-changing therapies that will help them do things like walk, talk, dress and feed themselves.”

TVA recognizes MTEMC with award

The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) recognized Middle Tennessee Electric Membership Corporation May 11th, for its efforts in the EnergyRight Solutions for Home and Business/Industry program.

The program is designed to educate members on conserving energy, while also providing them money saving tips and programs.

The cooperative was first in the valley overall for kilowatt-hour savings for the eScore program, and was also a top performer in the following areas:

MTE SharingChange donates $5,000 to Interfaith Dental Clinic

Middle Tennessee Electric Membership Corporation’s SharingChange has donated $5,000 of its funds to Interfaith Dental Clinic.

“This donation is greatly appreciated and will help us provide services to those in need,” Interfaith Executive Director Dr. Rhonda Switzer-Nadasdi said. “We hope the benefit to the community will last for generations to come."

Interfaith Dental Clinic provides quality, affordable dental care and oral health education to the elderly, uninsured and low-income working people and their children.