2013 Penny Power Grants

In 2013, the Penny Power program supported:

2013 – 1st Quarter

$200 – Quincy Area Partnership for Unmet Needs; poverty simulation training
$100 – Boy Scouts of America, Troop 32; merit badge book and resource book library
$200 – Monroe Elementary School; books for students struggling with reading
$575  – Payson Elementary School; hover cam and projector
$200 – Brown County High School Softball; storage shed for girls softball program
$300 – St. Dominic School; laptop computer
$400 – Central Elementary School; books of various reading levels
$700 – Southeastern High School; calculators
$250 – Quincy Art Center; Art Mentor program
$550 – Camp Point Fire Protection District; kitchen and meeting room renovation
$650 – Greenfield Elementary School; iPad Minis
$750 – Adams County Ambulance & EMS; CPR training manikins
$700 – St. Francis School; iPad, projector and Apple TV for classroom
$650 – Community Foundation of the Quincy Area; computer and portable scanner
$790 – Great River Recovery Resources; training in trauma-informed care
$550 – Friends of the Log Cabins; Clat Adams log cabin restoration
$700 – Central Middle School; Kindle Fires
$650 – Quincy Symphony Orchestra Assoc.; choral risers
$500 – Village of Golden; playground equipment for Golden Community Park

2013 – 2nd Quarter

$100 – Central High School Kitchen; bun/steamer pans
$100 – Quincy Regional Crime Stoppers; reward payout fund
$150 – Rushville Public Library; summer reading program
$250 – Monroe Elementary School; polyvision board
$600 – Madison Elementary School; Elmo
$500 – Washington Elementary School; “Good Habits, Good Readers” kit
$425 – Friends of the Trails; Cedar Creek Trail
$670 – Dewey School; books for guided reading program
$300 – Madonna House; meal distribution program
$250 – Schuyler Co. Food Basket; food pantry
$500 – Schuyler Co. Court House Restoration and Preservation Committee; court house restoration and preservation
$500 – Cheerful Home Childcare; over-sized bulletin boards
$300 – Payson Elementary K-3 Special Education; iPad
$400 – Jackson-Lincoln Swimming Complex; replacing sand in sand filtration system
$150 – Adams Co. Firecrackers 4-H Club (sponsored by Comm. for Christ Assistance Center); “Meating the Need” project
$450 – Village of Mendon; lighting tennis and volleyball courts
$500 – IL Great Rivers Conference Camping and Retreat Ministries: kitchenware at Jensen Woods Camp
$300 – Immanuel Lutheran Church Kids Club; after school program
$500 – Habitat for Humanity of Cass and Schuyler Counties; vinyl siding and installation of siding at home being built in Rushville
$400 – Friends of Unit 4; Back to School fair
$300 – Greater West Central Public Library District; books for e-readers
$400 – Adams Co. Olde Tyme Association; metal siding for blacksmith shop
$400 – Unity Middle School; novel sets for classrooms
$300 – St. Peter School; Apple TVs

2013 – 3rd Quarter
$450 – GPS Ministries; office supplies/furniture for new facility
$450 – Liberty Kidz Pack Program; food for hungry kids
$450 – Blessings in a Backpack/Ellington School; food for hungry kids
$250 – Quincy Area Christian School; student planners
$500 – D.A.R.E. Program; to promote safe, drug-free activities for kids
$375 – T.T.T. Society of Mt. Sterling; Adopt-a-Family book program
$350 – Camp Point Fire Department; fire safety awareness
$300 – Seymour Elementary School; classroom tables
$200 – Seymour Elementary School; iPad
$200 – Seymour Elementary School; Hovercam Solo 5
$400 – Southeastern Elementary School; Math/Science common core supplies
$350 – St. Dominic School; Apple iPad 2
$500 – St. Peters Lutheran Church of Lost Prairie; handicapped access project
$800 – Faith Community Nursing Network; faith-based community nursing network
$500 – Big Brothers/Big Sisters of West Central IL; matching children with sponsors
$400 – Muddy River Opera Company; production costs of kids opera
$400 – Living Faith United Methodist Church; CUSD #337 Back to School Fair
$690 – Transitions of Western IL; Welch-Allyn hearing screener
$450 – Blessed Sacrament Catholic School; Writer’s Workshop supply bins
$500 – Golden Good Shepherd Home Ladies Auxiliary; landscaping at nursing home

2013 – 4th Quarter
$150 – Blessed Sacrament Catholic Lighthouse Leadership School; Raz-Kids reading and science programs
$229 – Seymour Elementary School; document camera for library
$300 – Seymour Elementary School; iPad for kindergarten classroom
$300 – Seymour Elementary School; iPad mini and apps
$200 – Dewey School; informational magazines for second graders
$200 – Quincy Early Childhood; mathematic manipulatives for pre-k students
$800 – Horizons Social Services; food for food kitchen
$450 – Liberty Grade School; books for RIF program
$525 – Brown County Public Library; Big Read program
$700 – Police Benevolent & Protective Association; replace drug dog
$750 – United Way of Adams County; meal kit materials
$500 – Toys for Tots; toys for needy children
$325 – Friends of the Park; replace roof on shelter house in Clark Park
$500 – Monroe School; iPad and apps for kindergarten classroom
$400 – St. Mary School Pre-K; classroom supplies
$550 – Transitions of Western IL; communication materials for kids with special needs
$500 – North Adams Home; new dryer
$200 – Friends of St. Mary School; shelving in storage area
$450 – Camp Point Public Library; books for k-2 students
$500 – Camp Point United Methodist Church; Snack Pack Ministry
$250 – The Quincy Museum, Inc.; supplies for Christmas programming

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