At its annual Energy Connections Conference and Trade Show, the Florida Municipal Electric Association (FMEA) recognized 20 Florida public power utilities with Building Strong Communities awards. These awards were presented to Florida public power utilities for providing their local communities with extra services and programs that go beyond what they normally supply.
Winners were selected for programs and projects that provide community education, collect charitable donations, improve the environment, focus on crime prevention and offer other special programs that strengthen the communities in which they serve. These efforts included lighting ball fields, playgrounds and bus stops; taking part in festivals, parades and holiday celebrations; hosting blood drives and recognizing veterans and members of the military.
This year’s Building Strong Communities award recipients are: