2011 Penny Power Grants

In 2011, the Penny Power program supported:

2011 – 1st Quarter
$1,200 – Camp Point Police Dept; drug dog program.
$1,200 – Police Benevolent & Protective Association; replace Quincy Police Dept.’s drug dog.
$1,000– Central Elementary School: recycled rubber mulch for playground.
$1,000 – Payson Seymour Elementary; mobile computer lab project.
$1,000 – Unity Music Boosters; uniforms for high school marching band.
$850 – Community for Christ Assistance Center; food pantry items.
$800 – Liberty Firefighters Auxiliary; portable radios and chargers.
$500 – St. Peter Lutheran Church; replacement windows in church basement.
$500 – American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life program; cancer research.
$400 – Quincy Family YMCA; Art-in-a-Box program for Central Elementary School.
$300 – Faith Lutheran Church; clothing racks.
$275 – Fowler Development Association; picnic tables and sensor light for public use.

2011 – 2nd Quarter
$1,000 – St. Dominic School; SMART Board.
$1,000 – Ellington Elementary School; interactive white board system.
$1,000– Central Middle School; online subscriptions to writing program.
$1,000 – Payson & Liberty School Cross-Categorical Special Education Classroom; SMART Board
$800 – Payson-Fall Creek Fire Dept.; gas monitor/CO2 detector.
$750 – Greater West Central Public Library District; computer tables, chairs, headsets & technology training supplies.
$600 – Quincy Symphony Orchestra Association; chimes.
$500 – T.T.T. Society; books for low income students.
$500 – Two Rivers Resource Conservation & Development; improvements to Longlett Park in Camp Point.
$400 – Quincy Art Center; pottery wheel.
$300 – Community for Christ Assistance Center; portable tables.
$200 – Liberty Jr./Sr. High School; accelerated reading program.
$200 – Camp Point Co-op 4-H Club; landscaping at Camp Point Public Library.
$100 – Adams Co. Firecrackers 4-H Club; “Meating the Need” project to benefit Community for Christ Assistance Center.

2011 – 3rd Quarter

$200 – Central High School; pans for buffet steam table.
$500 – Baldwin School’s Young Authors’ Conference; books and support materials for conference.
$250 – Mississippi Valley Council, Boy Scouts of America; climbing wall at Camp Eastman.
$350 – Great River Honor Flight; honor flight program.
$500 – Greenfield Elementary School; expand “Read Naturally” program.
$200 – Trinity Lutheran Church; portable stage, curtains, and carrying cases for puppet ministry.
$300 – Quincy Hospitality House; vinyl flooring in kitchen and hallway.
$500 – Friends of CUSD #4, school supplies for students in the district.
$300 – Faith Lutheran Church, clothing racks.
$1,000 – Horizons Social Services of Adams County; food expenses for soup kitchen and food pantry.
$450 – Payson/Seymour Education Foundation; sewing machines for two new classes.
$700 – Tri-Township Fire Protection District; automated external defibrillator.
$600 – Liberty Education Foundation; electronic message center sign.
$1,000 – Liberty CUSD #2; interactive white boards and Macbooks.
$150 – Friends of the Trails; bike rack at Quincy Public Library.
$350 – Clayton Public Library District; computer and monitor for library patrons.
$500 – St. Dominic School; 7 Habits program.
$200 – Barry Food Pantry; food for needy families.
$500 – Quincy Community Theatre; production of Let Freedom Ring.
$500 – Payson/Seymour Elementary School; mobile computer lab.

2011 – 4th Quarter
$247.90 –
St. Dominic School; multimedia player.
$300 – Central Elementary School; books for Reading is Fundamental (RIF) program.
$550 – Four Star Public Library; laptop computer and projector.
$600 – Rotary Club of Quincy; holiday turkeys for needy families.
$700 – Village of Liberty; improvements at Liberty Park.
$1,000 – Camp Point Fire Protection District; portable radio and pager.
$400 – Trinity Lutheran Church; Kids Club program.
$450 – Quincy Preserves/Friends of the Log Cabins; temporary metal roofs for historic log cabins.
$250 – YWCA of Quincy; “A Girl Like Me” program.
$500 – Seymour Elementary School; Elmo projection device.
$650 – Seymour Elementary School; iPad for special education students.
$750 – Central CUSD #3 Softball Task Force; toward construction of new softball field at Central High School.
$300 – Dewey School; PBIS (Positive Behavioral Intervention and Support) project.
$350 – The Well House; bedding supplies and linens.
$250 – Quincy Symphony Orchestra Association; nursing home ticket program.
$500 – Big Brothers/Big Sisters of West Central IL; toward the cost of recruiting new volunteers and children.

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.