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Operation Round Up grants $3,600 to local causes


Fri, Oct 5th, 2012
Posted in Rushford Business Announcements

Rushford, MN— Tri-County Electric Cooperative’s Operation Round Up Trust Board met on September 14 and elected to donate $3,600 to the following worthy organizations:

•$600, Semcac, Rushford, Minn., to support its energy assistance program for low income individuals and families.

•$500, Bluff Country Learning Center, Hokah, Minn., to support the Positive Behavior Interventions (PBIS) program that recognizes students for high levels of attendance, academic achievement and respectful behavior.

•$500, Houston County Care & Share, to provide Christmas gifts for less fortunate children and grocery gift certificates for their families.

•$400, Friends of the Houston Nature Center, to help build a natural playground in Trailhead Park.

•$400, SE Minnesota Education and Resource Center, St. Charles, Minn., to support its energy assistance program for low income individuals and families.

•$300, Camp Winnebago, Caledonia, Minn., to help with the installation of fluorescent lighting as part of an electrical upgrade project.

•$250, Ready Set School, to help purchase school supplies and clothing for students in Winona County.

•$250, St. John’s School, Nodine, Minn., to make improvements to the school’s playground which is used to host several community events in the Nodine area.

•$200, City of Caledonia, to help with their community pool improvement project.

•$100, Empty Bowls of Harmony, to support the event that raises money for the Fillmore County Food Shelves.

•$100, Rushford-Peterson Home Run Club, to help the cost of adding outdoor carpeting to a batting cage used by the club and community education programs.

Operation Round Up is funded by donations made by members of Tri-County Electric Cooperative who voluntarily have their electric bill rounded up to the next dollar. About 1,200 members currently participate with the average of $6 a year per member. It truly shows that small change can make a difference. To learn more about Operation Round Up visit www.tec.coop.

Tri-County Electric Cooperative is a member-owned electric distribution cooperative serving three counties in Minnesota including Winona, Houston and Fillmore and parts of Olmsted and Mower counties in Minnesota and Howard, Winne .....
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Tri-County Electric awards $16,950 in scholarships

Fri, Jun 29th, 2012
Posted in Rushford Business Announcements

Rushford, MN— Tri-County Electric Cooperative (TEC) recently awarded $16,950 in scholarship to 47 local high school students. Since 1991 the cooperative has given $211,187 to area high school graduates. The money for the scholarships is funded t ..... 
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