Pay It Forward March 2022 – Jamie Tumblin

Field Service Technician Jamie Tumblin paid forward $500 to Parkinson’s Foundation Carolinas. Jamie made the donation in honor of his mother, and said, “I don’t think people hear about Parkinson’s as much as some other chronic diseases.” The Parkinson’s Foundation aims to makes life better for people with Parkinson’s disease by improving care and advancing…


Pay It Forward February 2022 – Wesley Norris

Apprentice Line Technician Wesley Norris paid forward $500 to the South Carolina chapter of the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Wesley said, “I feel everyone should get to have one special moment to spend with their loved ones doing something they love and having the opportunity to forget about their illness for a short period of time. This…


Pay It Forward January 2022 – Sandi Boazman

In January, Member Service Representative Sandi Boazman’s name was drawn to receive $500 to pay forward to a good cause. With some ingenuity and help from co-workers and community members, Sandi has turned the original $500 donation into more than $1200 in handmade bags, stuffed animals, and toiletries to help children who are transitioning into…


1,277 Laurens Electric Cooperative members without power

Crews will work around the clock; 100 additional lineworkers assisting Employees of Laurens Electric Cooperative have responded to thousands of reports of power outages in the aftermath of today’s winter storm, most in Laurens County. High winds, falling trees, and snow and ice, are responsible for most of the damage. The storm is currently affecting…


Laurens Electric Cooperative prepared for winter storm

Storm preparation and plan of action already in place With extreme winter weather such as ice and freezing rain looking increasingly possible for our area, Laurens Electric Cooperative is urging its members to make preparations now in case of widespread and prolonged power outages. Before a storm ever hits, Laurens Electric Cooperative plans how to…


Pay It Forward December 2021 – Mike Tucker

IT Help Desk technician Michael Tucker paid forward $500 to Hospice of Laurens County in honor of his mother, aunt, and grandmother. Mike’s mother passed away on November 29, 2019 after a long 6-year battle with Alzheimer’s. He said “The Hospice nurses were at the funeral and would even come by the house a few…


Pay It Forward November 2021 – Jason Tumblin

Lineman Jason Tumblin paid forward $500 to Love1 Ministries at Woodruff Church of God. Pastor Jason Tucker, or “Tuck” as he is referred to by friends and family, is the Founder and Director of the student ministry focusing on 7th grade through college-age teenagers and young adults. The mission of Love1 ministries is “to bring…


Utility Imposter Scammers Ready as Temperatures Drop

Utilities Join during Utility Scam Awareness Week with State Agencies to Warn Consumers South Carolina utilities have joined with South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs (SCDCA) and the Office of Regulatory Staff (ORS) for Utility Scam Awareness Week (November 15-19, 2021) to warn consumers about utility imposter scams as consumers turn on their heat for…


Pay It Forward October 2021 – Dena Moore

Human Resource Manager Dena Moore paid forward $500 to The Chandler School in Greenville. The 501(c) (3) non-profit school, located in the historic C. Granville Wyche House on Augusta Street, serves students in kindergarten through 8th grade. The student body is comprised of unique and talented children with a wide range of learning styles who…


Pay It Forward September 2021 – Charlie Crowder

Manager of Warehousing and Fleet Maintenance Charlie Crowder paid forward $500 to The Open Door Christian Center in Clinton. The non-profit organization targets three areas of ministry: homelessness, with an emergency shelter for men, women, and women with children; addiction, providing alcohol and drug rehabilitation for men and women; and hunger, operating a soup kitchen….