Penny Power Grants Awarded

The Penny Power Grant Review Committee approved eight grants for the first quarter of 2012. Three grant requests for $300 or less were also reviewed prior to the grant review committee meeting. All three were approved. Including these grants, $6,636.00 was granted to the following groups/organizations:

• Seymour Elementary School (1) – $200 for printer for speech therapy room

• Quincy Public Library Foundation – $250 for audio-visual materials for math and science related kits

• Liberty School – $300 for books for Accelerated Reader program

• Rushville-Industry High School – $1,000 toward the purchase of new laptop computers for the library

• Schuyler County Food Basket – $500 to help feed needy families

• Central High School – $1,000 toward the purchase of iPads

• Brown County High School Sting Squad – $500 toward the purchase and installation of new goal posts at Hornet Field

• Cheerful Home Childcare – $875 for musical instruments for music/movement program

• Muddy River Opera Company – $200 for transporting students to performances of “Jack and the Beanstalk” at JWCC

• Seymour Elementary School (2) – $300 toward the purchase of Elmo projection device

• Golden Historical Society – $1,511 to purchase stage lighting for the lower banquet hall

The next deadline to apply for a Penny Power grant is April 2, 2012. For more information, contact Bill Stalder at (217) 593-7701.

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