SHALLOTTE, N.C. – ATMC Board of Directors President Lyle Ray King recently announced that the cooperative has issued $2,000,000 in Capital Credit Refunds.
As a membership cooperative, ATMC refunds to its members portions of revenues not used for expenses in a given year. These refunds are called Capital Credits. In July, ATMC’s Board of Directors approved a refund of $2,000,000 to current and former cooperative members who had telephone service in 1996. This disbursement also includes cable television refunds for the years 1989-1995. This is the first time the cooperative has issued refunds for cable television services. Only members who had services during these years will receive a check.
Megan Kapparos of Boiling Spring Lakes practices with her clarinet using the SmartMusic program.
BOILING SPRING LAKES, N.C. – Learning to play a musical instrument is full of high notes and low notes; literally. But thanks to the new SmartMusic software purchased through a Smart Connections Grant from ATMC, students in the music program at South Brunswick High School (SBHS) are refining their technique and making beautiful music.
SHALLOTTE, N.C. — ATMC is now accepting applications for its 2012 education grants program, Smart Connections. ATMC will award grant funds totaling up to $30,000 for programs which address the education needs of local residents and students. Up to $2,500 may be requested for each grant.
Shallotte, NC – Allen Russ, CEO/General Manager of ATMC, has announced that the cooperative will be extending its hours of operation beginning March 1, 2010. In addition, ATMC will also now be open on the Friday after Thanksgiving and on Christmas Eve.
New hours will be Monday through Friday, 8AM-6PM, excluding holidays. This includes both the Shallotte and Sunset Beach locations. The Repair Department will continue with its Saturday schedule of 8AM-5PM response to trouble reports.
Shallotte, NC – ATMC has begun accepting applications for its 2010 community grant program, Community Connections. This program addresses the needs of Brunswick County residents in a variety of areas including: emergency and disaster relief, arts and culture, civic service, and health and human services.
(L-R): Brock Holmes, Christy Somersett, ATMC CEO/General Manager Allen Russ, United Way President Chris Nelson, Cathy Hankins, and Brent Brinson
Shallotte, NC – Allen Russ, ATMC CEO/General Manager announced that the cooperative has completed a successful United Way Campaign that brought in over $25,000.
Fund-raising activities included the traditional employee giving campaign, a silent auction and a reserved parking space raffle. Local merchants were also very generous in contributing merchandise and gift certificates for the silent auction.
Shallotte, NC – ATMC’s Fifty-second Annual Membership Meeting will be held Friday, October 2, 2009 in the Odell Williamson Auditorium on the campus of Brunswick Community College in Supply.
Member registration will begin at 4:00 PM. A barbecue pork and fried chicken dinner will be held outside from 4:00 – 6:30 PM.
Shallotte, NC – Allen Russ, CEO/General Manager of ATMC (Atlantic Telephone Membership Corporation), recently announced that the cooperative has issued over $600,000 in Capital Credit Refunds.
As a membership cooperative, ATMC refunds to its members portions of revenues not used for expenses in a given year. These refunds are called Capital Credits. In August, ATMC’s Board of Directors approved a refund of $600,000 dollars to current and former cooperative members who had service in 1994. Only members who had service during that year will be receiving a check. Following an earlier disbursement in January, this is the second time the company has issued Capital Credit Refunds to its members this year.
Shallotte, NC — ATMC has announced that the cooperative has begun accepting applications for its 2009 education grants, Smart Connections. The Grant Program was implemented in 2006 and now the majority of the cooperative’s corporate contribution and sponsorship dollars are being given directly, through the Grant Program, to the numerous causes and worthwhile organizations that make a positive difference in the lives of Brunswick County residents.
Smart Connections addresses the education needs of Brunswick County residents and students. Educators and/or administrators in any of Brunswick County’s schools, pre-school organizations, or other agencies that provide educational services may apply. ATMC will award grant funds totaling up to $25,000. Applicants must apply on behalf of programs that directly benefit students and residents in Brunswick County. Grant amounts available to a specific program or group range from $250 to $2500.