Volume 51, Number 29

eighteen pages

Byrdstown, Tennessee 38549 -- Thursday, July 17, 2014

VECustomers Share Awards $2500 to Pickett Co Rescue Squad

Volunteer Energy Cooperative’s
VECustomers Share
program awarded $2,500 to
the Pickett County Rescue
Squad in July.
The VECustomers Share
program, founded in October
of 2001, has donated more
than $3.4 million to various
community-service organizations.
VECustomers Share is a
non-profit, tax-exempt charitable
organization covering
VEC’s 17-county service
area. The foundation’s funds
come from VEC members
who have opted to allow VEC
to round their electric bills
up to the next whole dollar.
VECustomers Share contributions
average 50 cents per
month per customer. The
extra change is pooled with
that of other members and
distributed by the foundation’s
board of directors, who
all serve as volunteers.
Grant applications are
available at any Volunteer
Energy Cooperative Customer
Service center, by calling
(423) 334-7051, or at
www.vec.org.

TOP STORIES

No injuries after vehicle runs through business - Customers and employees were startled at the sound of a car crashing into the front of Garrett's Dru... Keep Reading

Sign vandalism in Pickett County - Over the past several weeks there has been an increase of vandalism and theft of real estate and ele... Keep Reading

Town of Byrdstown June 30th special called meeting - The Town of Byrdstown Board of Mayor and Aldermen met in a special called meeting on Monday, June 30... Keep Reading