Newark — In April 2018, The Energy Cooperative’s Operation Round Up Foundation awarded $69,700 to the following community organizations:
•Licking County YMCA toward the renovation and expansion of their Western Branch.
•YMCA of Mount Vernon toward a renovation.
•Newark Midland Theatre toward the purchase of sound board equipment.
•Hospice of Central Ohio toward the purchase of laptops and computer equipment.
•Kokosing Valley Jr. Anglers toward an “enviroscape model.”
•The Thomas J. Evans Foundation to purchase a water fountain and bike repair station for Everett Park.
•West Muskingum Schools to purchase an Automated External Defibrillator (AED).
•Foundation Park Conservancy towards the spotlight project.
•Buckeye Lake Village Fire Dept. for the purchase of gas monitors.
•Muskingum County Agriculture Society toward updates at the Veterans Complex.
•Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church (Heath) toward their back to school supply program.
•Village of Roseville toward a splash pad project.
•Weathervane Playhouse toward the purchase of computers.
The Energy Cooperative Operation Round Up is a community service program of its member-owners. Members “round up” their utility bills to the next dollar and that amount is donated to groups in The Energy Cooperative’s 14 county service territory who meet the funding guidelines. Since its inception, Operation Round Up has donated more than $2.8 million to our community. For more information visit The Energy Cooperative’s web site at www.theenergycoop.com.