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when I introduce myself as the general manager of Newnan Utilities is how great our employees are. I am always proud to hear that, and it makes me feel blessed to be a part of this great organization every single time.” McEntire believes that these reactions come from the employees’ involvement in the community. “Part of Newnan Utilities’ culture is a spirit of volunteerism and helping in the community,” he continued. “The folks in our organization are involved in a variety of ways, from coaching Little League, to teaching Sunday school, and everything in between.” As an organization, Newnan Utilities touches over 100 events and charitable causes annually, donating time and resources to help, including hanging and maintaining the flower baskets that enhance the beauty of downtown Newnan during the spring and summer, as well as the holiday lights and Christmas tree downtown. Newnan Utilities’ employees individually contribute to their Lighthouse Committee, a committee that exists to help fellow employees and organizations in need. Last year, that committee, funded solely and directly by Newnan Utilities employees, donated $14,000 to various causes. The company’s 14-acre park on Sewell Road was constructed in the late 1980’s for everyone to enjoy. Visitors play on its playgrounds and exercise on the jogging paths year-round, and kids can cool off in the fountains and splash pad during the hot summer months. Visitors can also enjoy special events in the park’s pavilion which sees over 1,000 pavilion reservations annually and countless visitors. “Newnan Utilities is proud to be a part of this great community, and we encourage other businesses to take part as well,” McEntire said. “When the community thrives, businesses thrive.” CL

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