SYEMC Celebrates Arbor Day at Local Elementary School

Surry-Yadkin EMC, based in Dobson, celebrated National Arbor Day by presenting Cedar Ridge Elementary in Surry County with a Japanese Maple tree to plant on their campus. SYEMC Safety Coordinator Sheldon Howlett and Right-of-Way Coordinator Travis Bodealso also spent time with the second grade class discussing electrical safety, and Safety Sam, representing NC811, made an appearance to address safe digging practices.

SYEMC’s Sheldon Howlett (front left) and Travis Bodealso present the tree to students with Safety Sam in the background.