2010 Grant Recipients
Six Operation Round Up grants, totaling $5,988, were awarded to area organizations in 2010 from the Burke-Divide Electric Trust.
The St. Luke's Community Foundation in Crosby was received $1,000 for its capital campaign to build a new clinic and renovate its existing hospital to better serve the increasing need for medical facilities and services in the area.
The Divide County Museum and Historical Society was awarded $988 to replace glass in the museum's display cases.
The Powers Lake Music Boosters received $1,000 to assist the High School band and choir with travel expenses as they compete in a music festival in Denver, Colo.
The Powers Lake Community Childcare Association was awarded $1,000. to use in its capital campaign and facility expansion. The childcare facility opened in July 2010 and provides care for more than 20 children. When complete the lower level of the building will house the Powers Lake Community Preschool.
The Portal Lodge 84 was awarded $1,000 for its scholarship fund. The lodge awards five, $600 scholarships to area high school graduates each year and hopes to grow this amount with the help of Operation Round Up funds.
The Portal City Memorial Park Board was awarded $1,000 to be used toward the purchase of new, safer playground equipment and repair of park restrooms.