2009 Penny Power Grants

In 2009, the Penny Power program supported:

2009 – 1st Quarter
$2,000 – North Adams Home; commercial stove and fryer.
$2,000 – Central High School Band; band uniforms.
$1,250 – Quincy Humane Society; tables and chairs for Community Education Room.
$1,000 – Liberty Grade School; Reading Is Fundamental (RIF) program.
$750 – Senior Citizens of Brown Co.; energy effiicient windows.
$500 – Liberty Fire Protection District; commercial washer and dryer.
$500 – John Wood Community College; outdoor banner displays to promote Earth Day.

2009 – 2nd Quarter
$1,500
– Quincy Art Center; roofing project.
$1,250 – Catholic Youth Organization; fencing for ball field.
$800 – Liberty CUSD #2; AED.
$750 – Central Adams Co. Fire Dept. Auxiliary; K-12 ventilation saw.
$750 – U of I Extension/Schuyler Co.; community gardening project.
$700 – Senior Citizen Council of Brown Co.; new carpet and dining chairs at senior center in Versailles.
$500 – Relay for Life of Adams Co.; ongoing fight against cancer.
$500 – Adams/Brown 4-H Federation; poultry cages at Adams Co. Fairgrounds.
$500 – Adams Co. Teen Reach; entrepreneurship project.
$400 – Liberty Grade School Library; books for accelerated reading program.
$400 – Liberty Middle School Library; frontier and pioneer life books.
$400 – Adams Co. Firecrackers 4-H Club; ground beef for Community for Christ Assistance Center in Camp Point.

2009 – 3rd Quarter
$1,000 – Brown County Sheriff’s Dept.; in-squad cameras for DUI prosecution.
$1,000 – Mississippi Valley Council, Boy Scouts of America; women’s shower and restroom facility at Saukenauk Scout Reservation.
$1,000 – Greater West Central Public Library District; library materials for ages 0-18.
$1,000 – Camp Point Fire Protection District; radios and electrical outlets.
$1,000 – Golden Good Shepherd Home; installing sprinklers in closets and bathrooms.
$800 – Jackson-Lincoln Swimming Complex; pool cleaner.
$750 – Quanada; copier for client-related work and administrative duties.
$700 – Adams Co. Chapter, American Red Cross; wireless conference phone.
$500 – Richfield United Methodist Church; repairs to church basement.
$500
– Girls Scouts of Central Illinois; Girls Night Out Program.
$250
– Baldwin South 5th Grade; Get in the Game, Read, summer reading program.

2009 – 4th Quarter
$1,500
– Rushville Veterans Memorial; memorial.
$1,000 – Payson Schools; lighting for gym.
$1,000 – Big Brothers/Big Sisters of West Central Illinois; first-year volunteer/child match.
$1,000 – Liberty School; Great Beginnings reading program.
$750 – Community for Christ Assistance Center; food for needy.
$750 – Quincy Christian School; multi-purpose benches.
$500 – St. Peter Lutheran Church of Lost Prairie; windows and a door
$500 – Tri-Township Fire Protection District; fire safety equipment.
$500 – West Central Illinois Community Center; grades 1-3 art program at Camp Point & Golden elementary schools
$390 – St. Dominic School; subscription to online encyclopedia service.
$296 – Payson Seymour Elementary; nature books.
$200 – Barry Food Pantry; food for needy.

If your group or organization is interested in obtaining a Penny Power Grant Application, contact our Marketing Department or call us at (800) 232-4797.

Adams Electric Cooperative
Mailing address: P.O. Box 247, Camp Point, IL 62320
Headquarters Location: 700 E. Wood St., Camp Point, IL
Phone: 217-593-7701 – Fax: 217-593-7120