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75th Anniversary | 12/10/15

Six Holiday Safety Tips

1. Check each set of holiday lights for damaged sockets, plugs and cords. Replace anything that looks defective.

2. If you plan to string lights outside, only use lights that are marked for outdoor use.

3. Do not plug in more than three sets of lights to one extension cord, and never run cords under rugs or carpeting.

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75th Anniversary | 12/4/15

Energy-Saving Tips to Lighten Your Holiday Load

  • Replace your old holiday lights with energy-efficient LED lights. Although they cost more initially, LED bulbs use up to 90 percent less energy and last 10 times longer than incandescent lights.
  • Set your indoor and outdoor holiday lights on a timer. Just 10 strands lit for 13 hours a day can add more than $50 to a monthly energy bill.
  • Limit your usage between two to five hours a day, and turn off lights before you leave the house or go to bed.
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75th Anniversary | 12/2/15

NES and Kroger® Make Supporting Project Help Easy

Shop at Kroger and a portion of your spending will benefit Project Help every time you use your KrogerPlus™ Card. By supporting Project Help, you’re providing temporary energy assistance for our elderly, disabled and low-income customers who are struggling to keep their heat on.

Start now by enrolling in the Kroger Community Rewards® program.

Step 1 - To register, go to kroger.com and set up an online profile through My Account. If you already have an online account with Kroger, simply log in to your account.

Step 2 - Click on “Community Rewards” located in the Community tab drop down menu, and select the “Enroll Now” button.

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75th Anniversary | 9/23/15

RESTORING RIVERSIDE DRIVE

NES senior energy services specialist, Tony Viglietti, is working to restore Riverside Drive to its original intent.

In the early 1930s, a group of garden clubs got together and decided to dedicate a portion of Riverside Drive as a memorial to those who fought in WWI, WWII and the Korean War. One iris was planted at a time and eventually, the median of the road was covered with them. Over time, however, the median became in disrepair and almost everything that was left was ruined by the tornado of 1998. Tony Viglietti, senior energy services specialist, is undoing that damage and restoring Riverside Drive to its original intent. This time, he set his sights on new trees, and he knew exactly which tree would best represent our brave soldiers.

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75th Anniversary | 8/6/15

NES PREPARES STUDENTS HEADED BACK TO SCHOOL

NES employees recently donated school supplies for at-risk elementary students in Metro Nashville Public Schools

Getting a new backpack and all the supplies needed for the school year isn’t always within reach for Nashville area families. Many public school children lack the materials needed for success in the classroom. That’s where Nashville Electric Service (NES) and other local companies have raised their hands to help.

NES employees recently donated dozens of backpacks, pencils, markers, scissors, notebook paper, pocket folders, crayons, rulers and glue sticks for at-risk elementary students in Metro Nashville Public Schools.

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