Welcome To BEMC
We serve more than 74,000 members and approximately 93,000 meter locations in Brunswick and Columbus Counties and small parts of Bladen and Robeson Counties. We are the second largest electric co-op in North Carolina, and have more than 160 employees at office locations in Supply, Whiteville and Southport/ Oak Island.
The primary mission of Brunswick Electric Membership Corporation shall be to provide safe, reliable, affordable power and energy for its members in the areas served by the Cooperative at the lowest cost consistent with sound economy and good management. To participate in activities with other organizations: National, State, and County, as well as local; either rural or urban, in an effort to promote cooperative services and community and economic development.
We've been delivering on that mission since 1939 and your elected board of directors, staff and all employees are dedicated to serving you with integrity, innovation, accountability and commitment to community.
BEMC AWARDS $37,950 IN COMMUNITY GRANTS
SUPPLY, NC, April 10, 2017 - Forty projects were selected from a field of more than 70 applicants to receive funding for local programs from Brunswick Electric Membership Corporation’s Community Grant program. Grants totaling $37,950 go to projects to be implemented in both Brunswick and Columbus counties. READ MORE HERE.
BEMC AWARDS GRANTS TO MAKE DAYS BRIGHT FOR TEACHERS
SUPPLY, NC, August 3rd, 2017 – Brunswick Electric Membership Corporation now accepting applications for the 2017 / 2018 Bright Ideas grant program.
“Now in its 23rd year, the Bright Ideas grant program helps educators finance creative projects to benefit their students,” said Don Hughes, CEO and general manager of BEMC. “Teachers work hard and have so many great ideas; every year we’re pleased to help these grant recipients bring their ideas to life in the classroom.”
Teachers can apply online at www.ncbrightideas.com and can be awarded up to $2000 for a creative teaching program not funded within the usual school budget process. The deadline for applications is September 25th, 2017.
Watch the video below to learn more about this exciting program.
Last year BEMC awarded 28 local teachers $33,323 in Bright Ideas education grants to fund innovative classroom learning projects. For a complete list of BEMC Bright Ideas grant winners, click here.
Remember . . . BEMC stands for "Because Every Member Counts".
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