June 2008

TVA’s 75th Anniversary

From Tupelo, Miss., to Paducah, Ky., celebrations were held across the Tennessee Valley to commemorate TVA’s 75th anniversary.

The pictures on this pages show a few of the ways employees and retirees commemorated the event.

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Mary McCall (left), desktop specialist, and Nan Johnson, manager of the TVA Employees & Retirees Credit Union, talk at the Gallatin Fossil Plant TVA anniversary celebration May 22.

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From left, Power System Operations Design Technician Stuart Neil and Procurement Material Handler Mike Hicks show off 75th Commemorative Coke bottles given by TVA for its anniversary. Central Support & Repair, Facilities and Office of Environment & Research site personnel from the Power Service Center at Chickamauga Dam celebrated May 21 with a catered barbeque luncheon.

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Theodore “Bear” Thomas, a laborer at Allen Fossil Plant, puts up one of the signs to celebrate TVA’s anniversary at the plant on May 22. About 184 employees and retirees joined in the festivities.

 

 

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Helping serve employees and retirees at the anniversary celebration in Chattanooga May 28 are, from left, Management Assistant Carolyn Creek, River Operations Senior Secretary Stephanie Raymond and River Operations Senior Manager Wayne Poppe.

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At the TVA celebration for Tupelo employees May 21, John James, Right-of-Way specialist in Power System Operations’ Electric System Projects, looks at TVA memorabilia, which included old annual reports, pictures and documents on the history of TVA.