Goodhue County Coop News
Thanks to the generosity of Goodhue County Cooperative Electric members, $1,000 was donated in June to the Lake City and Zumbrota Fire Departments to help cover the cost of new tools and pumps. Other organizations receiving grants at that time included the Salvation Army HeatShare program, Zumbrota Police Child Safety Program, the Goodhue Area and Mazeppa Historical Societies, 4-H program, the Ronald McDonald House and Three Rivers Community Action. The Operation Round-Up Program is made possible by members voluntarily allowing their monthly electric bill to be “rounded up” to the next highest dollar. Approximately 72 percent of the Cooperative’s members participate. The average annual donation is just under $6.00.
Barb Kobs of Lake City, Paul Althoff of Cannon Falls, Darwyn Tri of Zumbrota, Mary Lindahl of White Rock and Keith Allen of Keyon serve on the Operation Round-Up Board.
The Operation Round-Up Board will be meeting again in September and completed applications should be submitted by September 1st. Nonprofit organizations and school-related programs serving our area are encouraged to apply.
The application form in pdf format is available on our website, www.gccea.com, under other resources. If you would like a Microsoft Word version, mail email@example.com. Please give us a call if you would like more information about Operation Round-Up.
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