Coweta-Fayette EMC Operation Round Up hosts successful inaugural Sporting Clay Shoot
Pictured above (l-r): Jacob Manus, David R. Thompson, Kelvin Freeman Thompson, David Spradlin.
From Special Reports
Coweta-Fayette EMC’s Operation Round Up Foundation hosted its 1st Sporting Clay Shoot on Friday, August 27 at Big Red Oak Plantation in Gay, Ga.
The tournament raised over $27,000 to help provide grants to non-profits and enhance educational opportunities to local students through CFEMC’s Operation Round Up Foundation.
“I’m grateful to all those who came together to help give back to the communities we serve,” said Alice Reeves, Chair of Coweta-Fayette Trust Inc. Board. “The funds raised from the tournament will be distributed directly to those in need through Operation Round Up.”
More than 30 sponsors and 18 teams from the local community contributed to the success of the event, including Coweta-Fayette EMC, True Natural Gas, Radiance Solar, Asplundh Construction, PLC INC. Special thanks to station sponsors including Brent Scarbrough, Southtowne Motors, Altec Industries, Osmose, Holloways Utility Contractors, Ginger Queener, Warner, Hooper & Ramsey, and Piedmont Newnan; sign sponsors including SBS, Relyco, EMC Staff, Enervision, Ameris Bank, Flint Energies, Trimade Marketing, Inside Information, Professional Heating & Air, Sharpsburg Animal Hospital, and Coweta County Sheriff’s Office; and website sponsors including Thompson Contracting Inc., Koppers Utility & Industrial Products, and Sanders, Haugen & Sears, P.C.
Coweta-Fayette EMC’s Operation Round Up Foundation celebrated 27 years in 2020, and since its inception, the Foundation has distributed more than $5.3 million in assistance to those in need within our local communities.
Founded in 1993, Operation Found Up offers Coweta-Fayette EMC members the opportunity to “round up” their bill to the next highest dollar amount, with the difference being contributed to a fund which is awarded to various individuals and organizations in need.