In December of 2016, The Energy Cooperative Operation Round Up Foundation, Inc. awarded $46,346 to the following community groups in our service area:

  • Johnstown Choir Boosters for a theater scrim
  • Salvation Army (Newark) for food preparation equipment & bedding
  • Licking County Library for two Automated External Defibrillators (AED)
  • Knox County Head Start towards a dishwasher for the center
  • Hillview PTA towards a walking path
  • Newark Midland Theatre towards mounting equipment for speakers
  • Bethel Mission for updates to the building
  • YMCA of Mount Vernon for sports equipment for kids
  • Newark Orchestra Parent Association for instrument cases
  • Licking County Players for exterior lighting
  • Friends of Wiggin Street School PTO for Chromebooks & charging cart
  • Marne United Methodist Church for play equipment for Little Arrows Café
  • Columbia Elementary PTO towards an outdoor learning pavilion
  • Together We Grow, Inc. towards construction of a veterans’ garden
  • Thorn Township Fire Department towards a rescue boat
  • Perry County Historical & Cultural Arts Society for office equipment

The Energy Cooperative Operation Round Up is a community service program of its member/consumers. Members “round up” their utility bills to the next dollar and that amount is donated to groups in The Energy Cooperative’s 15 county service area who meet the funding guidelines. For more information click here.