Atlanta, July 15, 2003 - SCANA Energy and Central Savannah River Area Economic Opportunity Authority Inc. (CSRA EOA), an Augusta-based community action agency, are partnering to provide free fans to low-income senior citizens over the age of 60. Boxed floor fans, donated by SCANA Energy, will be distributed to qualifying seniors during the kick-off event Wednesday, July 23, at 11 a.m. at the Henry Brigham Senior Center, 2463 Golden Camp Road in Augusta. For further information, please call CSRA EOA at (706) 722-0493.
In response to senior community needs for energy assistance during the hot summer months, SCANA Energy is working with CSRA EOA, whose services include Energy Assistance Programs, to provide effective means of relief to many of Augusta's vulnerable citizens. "We are pleased and honored to be able to collaborate with an important partner such as CSRA EOA to help serve our communities in need," said Helen Stembridge, SCANA Energy regional manager.
SCANA Energy is also teaming up for the first time with other non-profit agencies throughout Georgia for similar fan giveaway opportunities. In its second consecutive year, SCANA Energy is joining the Atlanta Fire Department and Atlanta Mayor's Office of Constituent Services to help their city's elderly enjoy a cool summer.
SCANA Energy, serving more than 350,000 customers in Georgia, is the second-largest marketer of natural gas in Georgia.