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SCANA Energy Celebrates Homework Center Year-End At Garden Lakes Elementary

March 25, 2014

Contact: Simone McKinney
678-575-6779 (mobile)

Atlanta, GA –- SCANA Energy will welcome the Shorter Hawks baseball players, coach and mascot at its homework center at Garden Lakes Elementary School on Monday, March 31. The end-of-year event will be held at the school on 2903 Garden Lakes Boulevard in Rome from 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

The Shorter Hawks will engage students in games and talk with them about the importance of education. Additionally, there will be arts and crafts stations for the students to enjoy face painting and hands-on memory crafts, and a tropical inflatable obstacle course for fun and exercise.

The Garden Lakes Elementary Homework Center operates from 3:15 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. on Mondays through Thursdays. The center serves 30 third and fifth grade students. “We are privileged to partner with SCANA Energy and provide our students a bridge to close the gap to help them reach their full academic potential,” says Mary Alcorn, principal of Garden Lakes. “Our partnership goes a long way in supporting our goal of 100% graduation in Floyd County Schools.”

SCANA Energy Homework Centers provide a safe and structured study environment where students can complete their class assignments and learn proper study skills. Each homework center operates with two certified teachers who are responsible for the total management of the program. SCANA Energy provides funds for the teachers, an assistant, snacks, and student incentives. Additional Georgia Homework Centers include elementary schools in East Point, Macon, Marietta, Norcross, and Tucker.

SCANA Energy serves households and businesses as a leading natural gas marketer in Georgia. The company also has a regulated unit, SCANA Energy Regulated Division, selected as the state’s only regulated provider of last resort.