Snapping Shoals EMC's linemen will be making a fashion statement and an effort to educate members and employees about breast cancer prevalence and early detection during the month of October.
Each Snapping Shoals EMC's linemen will be wearing pink hard hats all month long. The hats, which meet safety codes, are emblazoned with the co-ops logo. The pink hard hats are manufactured by 3M, who is making a $15,000 donation to breast cancer research to the American Cancer Society from the sale of the hats.
Snapping Shoals EMC is a consumer-owned cooperative providing electric service to approximately 95,000 homes and businesses primarily in Newton, Rockdale, Henry and southern DeKalb counties.