Whitewater Valley REMC Community Trust awarded grants to a dozen nonprofits during its first-quarter grant cycle.

The awards total $7,300.

The awards are:

  • $1,000 to St. Michael School to purchase 3D printers and filament for students to create model houses with engineering and architectural skills.
  • $800 to Gateway Hunger Relief Center to purchase four carts for handling food supplies.
  • $750 to Boys Scouts of America Troop 6 in Cambridge City to send Scouts to summer camp.
  • $750 to Friends of Union County Library for the Imagination Library book gifting program.
  • $500 to Dublin Community Club to support replacing the facility’s heating and cooling systems.
  • $500 to Lincoln High School Class of 2025 for after-prom.
  • $500 to Hagerstown Jr./Sr. High School counseling department to provide prom dresses for students.
  • $500 to Play in the Park to support Carnival Day.
  • $500 to Salt of the Earth to cover the cost of drug testing and lead contamination testing.
  • $500 to Randolph County Youth Leadership Council’s scholarship program.
  • $500 to Liberty Volunteer Fire Department to purchase smoke detectors for the community.
  • $500 to Union County Youth League to build an equipment shed.

Whitewater Valley REMC is an electric utility cooperative serving 10,000 members in Randolph, Wayne, Union, Fayette, Franklin and Dearborn counties. Information about Community Trust grants is available at www.wwvremc.com under “Member Services.”

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A version of this article appeared in the May 8 2024 print edition of the Western Wayne News.