Penny Power Grants Totaling $10,905 Awarded to 22 Local Organizations

May 9th, 2012

A Penny Power Grant reception was held at Adams Electric Cooperative on Monday, May 7. A total of $10,905.00 was awarded to 22 local groups/organizations, more organizations than any previous Penny Power grant cycle:

• Schuyler County Relay for Life – $150 for cancer research, relay expenses

• Midsummer Arts Faire – $100 for reusable metal water bottles for artists

• Starburst 4-H Club – $300 for Chow for Children program

• Liberty Elementary School – $200 for supplies for Response to Intervention (RTI) program

• Muddy River Opera Company – $100 for Dr. Seuss book giveaway

• Faith Lutheran Church – $200 for clothing racks

• Adams County Relay for Life – $200 for cancer research, relay expenses

• T.T.T. Society – $250 to purchase books for low income students

• Washington School – $430 for iPad 2 for special education classroom

• Seymour Elementary School – $1,250 for Smart Board

• Monroe Elementary School – $750 for Elmo and projector

• St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church – $400 for stained glass window restoration

• St. Mary School – $750 to purchase Kindle Fires

• Lutheran Child and Family Services of Illinois – $350 for training materials and literature related to counseling and workshop topics

• Payson Band Boosters – $750 for new band uniforms

• Ellington School – $1,000 for interactive white board system

• Adams County Firecrackers 4-H Club – $150 for “Meating the Need” program

• Adams County Sheriff’s Dept. – $2,000 to support new Boat Patrol Unit

• Central Panther Baseball – $625 to go towards cost of new dugouts

• The Quincy Museum – $250 for summer programming

• People Loving Active Youth (P.L.A.Y.) – $400 for improvements at Scripps Park Pool

• Friends of CUSD #4 – $300 for back to school supplies

Penny Power Grants are made possible by participating members of Adams Electric Cooperative who have their electric bills rounded up to the nearest dollar each month. Penny Power dollars have impacted communities across Adams Electric Cooperative’s service area.

The next deadline to apply for a grant is July 2, 2012. For more information about the program or to request a grant application, contact Bill Stalder at (217) 593-7701 or toll-free 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