Penny Power Grants Continue to Make Change

Twenty-one Penny Power grants were approved by the grant review committee on Tuesday, October 22. A total of $8,779.00 was granted to the following groups/organizations:

•    Blessed Sacrament Catholic Lighthouse Leadership School – $150 for Raz-Kids reading and science programs

•    Seymour Elementary School  – $229 for document camera for library; $300 for iPad for kindergarten classroom; $300 for iPad mini and apps

•    Dewey School – $200 for informational magazines for second graders

•    Quincy Early Childhood – $200 for mathematic manipulatives for pre-k students

•    Horizons Social Services – $800 to purchase food for food kitchen

•    Liberty Grade School – $450 for books for RIF program

•    Brown County Public Library – $525 toward Big Read program

•    Police Benevolent & Protective Association – $700 toward costs to replace drug dog

•    United Way of Adams County – $750 toward meal kit materials

•    Toys for Tots – $500 for toys for needy children

•    Friends of the Park – $325 toward costs to replace roof on shelter house in Clark Park

•    Monroe School – $500 for iPad and apps for kindergarten classroom

•    St. Mary School Pre-K – $400 for classroom supplies

•    Transitions of Western IL – $550 for communication materials for kids with special needs

•    North Adams Home – $500 toward purchase of a new dryer

•    Friends of St. Mary School – $200 toward shelving in storage area

•    Camp Point Public Library – $450 for books for k-2 students

•    Camp Point United Methodist Church – $500 for Snack Pack Ministry

•    The Quincy Museum, Inc. – $250 to purchase supplies for the museum’s Christmas programming

      Penny Power is funded by participating members of Adams Electric Cooperative who have their electric bills rounded up to the nearest dollar. The funds are used to provide assistance to community betterment projects. The next deadline to apply for a Penny Power grant is January 6, 2014. Contact Bill Stalder at (800) 232-4797 or visit to request an application.

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