GUC employees In The Community ...
Participants from the Love A Sea Turtle summer camp visited the Wastewater Treatment Plant on July 15th. Above, Crystal Respess and Kevin Hardee show Love A Sea Turtle campers how the lab in the Wastewater Treatment Plant works.
GUC staff with Rosie Wooten, Supervisor of Crisis Programs at Pitt County Department of Social Services, and one of the fans donated by Greenville Utilities to help residents in need beat the heat this summer. From left, Jim Rapin, Rosie Wooten, Dan Oglesby and Jonathan Sergeant.
Presentation of $11,000 donation to the Neighbor to Neighbor program from the Presbyterian Women of First Presbyterian Church in Greenville at the March 18th GUC Board of Commissioners meeting. From left, Tony Cannon, GUC General Manager/CEO; Kay McLeod and Jeri Jackson, event co-chairs with First Presbyterian; Scott Mullis, Assistant Director of Customer Relations; and John Minges, GUC Board Chair. Click here to find out more about Neighbor to Neighbor and how how you can contribute.
Public Information Specialist Emily Barnes talks with an ECU student at the School of Communications Career Fair.
Wastewater Treatment Plant employee Rita Johnson and Finance Department employee Carol Dunn share educational and career information with students at Belvoir Elementary School.
Jim Rapin with GUC's Energy Services section with a group of English as a Second Language students at Pitt Community College. Jim shared information with the class on ways to conserve energy in their homes and how to read their GUC bills.
Water Treatment Plant Operator Brian Shannon shows a group of home-school students how the water treatment process works before heading out to tour the plant.
William Morning (operating equipment) and Justin Oakes at Children's Montessori in Greenville.
Kathy Pate (right) and Jeffrey Clemons represented GUC at the Pitt County Veterans Job Fair on January 12th.
GUC got into the holiday spirit in a variety of ways, including the Greenville Jaycees Annual Christmas Parade. Click here for pictures of how GUC gave back during the holidays. Click here for more details about holiday events at GUC.
Overhead Lineworkers Earl Harris and Mike McGowan at Elmhurst Elementary's Career Day.
GUC team at the NCAMES Lineman Rodeo in Hickory, North Carolina, in the special pink shirts they created and sold to raise money for breast cancer awareness.
Natasha Ashton talks with a graduating student at the ECU Career Fair in October.
Jim Rapin and Richie Shreves talk with students at the Construction Career Days event.
GUC offered Pirate fans bucket truck rides at Freeboot Friday on September 19th and October 3rd.
Billy Moseley, John Britt and Ben Gibbs talk with an ECU student at the Greenville-Pitt County Chamber of Commerce Merchant Fair.
GUC's CEO Tony Cannon tackles the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge with a twist at Uptown Greenville's Freeboot Friday!
And our CEO challenges Vidant Medical Center to the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge . . .
Greenville Utilities has partnered with Habitat for Humanity to build an energy efficient home through our E-300 program. Energy Services Officer Jim Rapin (right) with Habitat Construction Superintendents Jake Smith and Andy Brown.
GUC employees with Rosie Wooten, Supervisor of Crisis Programs at Pitt County Department of Social Services. Greenville Utilities donated 100 fans to be given to residents in need this summer.
Jonathan Sergeant talks about energy efficiency and water conservation with 4th and 5th graders at a summer science camp at ECU.
Ryan Hardee, Underground Electric Crew Leader, gave a presentation to first graders at Ayden Elementary on April 16th. He used the Power Town display to demonstrate how to stay safe around electricity.
GUC Overhead Lineworker Paul Hollingsworth takes a family on a bucket truck ride at PirateFest.
The Greenville Utilities Team at the opening ceremonies for American Public Power Association's Lineworkers Rodeo. Pictured with them is General Manager/CEO Tony Cannon & GUC retired lineman Dick Haddock, who was inducted into the International Lineman's Museum Hall of Fame April 5th. Click here for more details. More photos.
Kids of all ages enjoyed GUC equipment at the Junior Women’s Association’s annual Touch A Truck event in Greenville on April 5th. Click here for more photos of this fun event.
Marie Cristiano, left, an Amber Garris, right, answer questions from students at the Lake Forest Elementary School career day on Aril 4th.
Energy Services Officer Jonathan Sergeant (left) and Meter Crew Leader Allen Lyles (right) talk with visitors at the Pitt County Business Expo on April 3rd. This annual event at the Greenville Convention Center gives residents an opportunity to explore the wide variety of businesses that serve Greenville-Pitt County.
GUC Substation/Controls Engineering Assistant Harold Jones volunteering for the Junior Achievement (JA) Program at Stokes Elementary on April 2nd. JA is a 6-week program that is volunteer driven, educating students on economics of life such as budgeting and career building. Harold & 4 other GUC employees are volunteering at local schools for JA this spring. Click here to find out more about JA.
GUC's Scott Mullis (left) with Phil Besesi of ElectriCities presenting the E-Tracker program to an AP Environmental Science class at D.H. Conley High School. E-Tracker is a unique, 30-day program designed by ElectriCities of North Carolina that educates high school students about energy use at their home. Click here for more details about E-Tracker. Click here for additional photos.
Video crew at GUC for STEM (Science-Technology-Engineering-Math) project. Interviewing employees, including Kendra Nettles, Water Treatment Plant Lab Technician II, about skills and education required to do their jobs. Videos will be used in Pitt County Schools, as well as schools across the U.S.
GUC participated in the Off Campus Housing Fair at East Carolina University on March 24th. This annual event gives students who are planning to move off campus an opportunity to find out about local housing resources. Click here for information just for students.
Presentation of $12,500 donation to the Neighbor to Neighbor program from the Presbyterian Women of First Presbyterian Church at the March 20th GUC Board of Commissioners meeting. From left, Tony Cannon, GUC General Manager/CEO; Ann Taylor, event co-chair with First Presbyterian Church; Rosie S. Wooten, Supervisor of Crisis Programs at Pitt County Department of Social Services; and Dr. Virginia Hardy, GUC Board Chair. Click here to find out more about Neighbor to Neighbor and how you can contribute.
Alex Li, GIS Technician Supervisor in the IT Department, greets a job-seeker at the ECU Spring Career Fair at Minges Coliseum on March 20th.
ECU students in the Masters of Public Health program toured GUC's Wastewater Treatment Plant in the rain on March 19th. They also toured our Water Treatment Plant. For information about arranging tours for your group, click here.
Greenville Utilities participated in Northwest Elementary School’s Career Day on March 19th. Carl Smith, Distribution Engineer in the Gas Department, and Dail Booth, Operations Coordinator at the Water Treatment Plant, shared information about their jobs and future career possibilities at Greenville Utilities with 3rd, 4th and 5th graders.
GUC employees were on hand at three ECU basketball games in February to show our support of the ECU Pirates. Pictured above are Stores Warehouse Technician I Hunter Dixon and Billling Clerk I Roberta Coward.
Employees John Little, Kyle Brown, and Todd Cannon shared GUC career information with ECU students during the College of Technology & Computer Science Career Networking event on February 19th.
Greenville Utilities partnered with the Pitt County Development Commission to sponsor the Existing Industry Reception on February 18th. Pictured above is Cost Analyst Sandy Dail.
Energy Services Officer Dan Oglesby shared home energy saving tips with the Winterville Senior Citizens group on February 18th.
Biology students at Pitt Community College toured the Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Plant and Wastewater Treatment Plant in February. Pictured above is Gas Systems Engineer Jonathan Britt explaining the LNG Plant and how it benefits our customers.