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Energy Expo

Downtown Wake Forest
Wake Forest Town Hall Thursday, October 5th 10am-4pm & 7pm-8:30pm Free

 The lobby of the Wake Forest Town Hall will be the scene of an energy savings and electric safety expo featuring hands-on demonstrations and representatives from Wake Forest Power, ElectriCities, Northern Regional Center, Resources for Seniors, ChurchNet, Wake County Human Services and more. The energy expo will be offered from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and again from 7 to 8:30 p.m. All area residents are invited to attend and learn how to make your home more energy efficient and save money on your electric bill, avoid electric hazards and be safe around electricity.

Learn About Energy & Electric Safety:
You"ll also have the opportunity to learn the importance of electrical safety by actually holding tools and safety equipment. Try out the "Human Power Plant" and see how energy is created. Learn how you can make your home more energy efficient and save money on your electric bill, as well as how to avoid electric hazards and be safe around electricity.

Interactive Safety Demonstrations:
Wake Forest Power linemen will offer on-demand electric safety demonstrations in Centennial Plaza for groups of two or more. The creative program will teach children and adults smart electrical safety habits, demonstrate the power of electricity and show the potential hazards associated with unsafe actions around power lines, pad mount transformers and switchgear. Participants will also experience what it’s like to be a lineman and how they stay safe when working with electricity. By actually holding tools and safety equipment, visitors will have the chance to learn firsthand the importance of electrical safety. Wake Forest Power will also display a bucket truck and other equipment in the town hall parking lot for visitors to view and enjoy.

Customer Appreciation:
Public Power Week is also Customer Appreciation Week. As Wake Forest’s way of saying “thank you” to its valued customers, town staff will serve popcorn each day in the town hall lobby.

For more information about Public Power Week events and activities, contact Customer Service Manager Drew Brown at 919-435-9466.

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