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Operation Round Up grants $4,100 to local causes

Mon, Apr 4th, 2016
Posted in Rushford Home & Garden

RUSHFORD, MN, March 14, 2016 — Tri-County Electric Cooperative’s Operation Round Up Trust Board met on February 26 and elected to donate $4,100 to the following worthy organizations:

• $1,100, Goodview Elementary School, for Engino model sets for third and fourth grade classrooms for the purpose of engineering project-based learning.

• $1,000, local food shelves, for food for residents in need. The amount is divided equally between 10 food shelves (Caledonia, Hokah, Houston, Mabel, Preston, Rushford, St. Charles, Spring Valley, Winona and Wykoff).

• $1,000, Gundersen Tweeten Care Center, Spring Grove, for the installation of new handicapped accessible toilets and improving hallway lighting.

• $750, Friends of the Houston Nature Center, for equipment and materials for the nature-based summer wildlife program.

• $250, Money Creek Township Legacy Council, for building a pavilion for Money Creek Park.

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 1,600 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 or to round up your electric bill, visit www.tec.coop.

TEC 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, Winneshiek and Allamakee counties in Iowa. It provides electricity to more than 15,000 services in the area. TEC is a Touchstone Energy Cooperative.

SMIF provides loan to Featherstone Fruits and Vegetables LLC

Mon, Feb 9th, 2015
Posted in Rushford Home & Garden

RUSHFORD, MN - Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation (SMIF) has recently approved funding from its Small Enterprise Loan Fund to Featherstone Fruits and Vegetables in Rushford. Featherstone is a family-operated farm, owned by Jack Hedin and his ..... 
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More events scheduled for Rushford Peterson Valley Farmers’ Market

Fri, Jun 20th, 2014
Posted in Rushford Home & Garden

The upstart market, now in its second season, has seen a surge of interest. The 25-vendor market is continuing to grow in size and offerings. The product list now includes fruit, vegetables, herbs, wild edibles, honey, maple syrup, canned goods, bre ..... 
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Root River Floral celebrates Caring Rose Week

By Kirsten Zoellner

Fri, Nov 15th, 2013
Posted in Rushford Home & Garden

“Holidays, happiness, family… hunger?” Next week, we’ll all sidle up to the table, give thanks for our blessings, and dive in. In the midst of so much, it’s possible to forget that there are those not so fortunate. This week, National Hu ..... 
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