Volunteer Energy Cooperative’s (VEC) VECustomers Share program awarded $2,750 in grants to Bradley County organizations in February.Local groups receiving grants CASA of Bradley and Polk counties …
Volunteer Energy Cooperative’s (VEC) VECustomers Share program awarded $2,750 in grants to Bradley County organizations in February.
Local groups receiving grants CASA of Bradley and Polk counties ($450), North Lee Elementary PTO ($500), Cleveland Amateur Radio Club, ($500), Flint Springs Ruritan Club ($550), and Spirit Horse @ Blackfox Equestrian Center ($750).
The program, founded in Oct. 2001, has donated more than $6.5 million to various community-service organizations across VEC’s 17-county service area.
VECustomers Share is a nonprofit, tax-exempt charitable organization covering VEC’s 17-county service area. The foundation’s funds come from VEC members who have opted to allow VEC to round their electric bills up to the next whole dollar. VECustomers Share contributions average 50 cents per month per customer.The extra change is pooled with that of other members and distributed by the foundation’s board of directors, whom all serve as volunteers.
Grant applications are available at any Volunteer Energy Cooperative Customer Service center, by calling (423) 334-7051, or at .
VEC is an equal opportunity provider and employer.
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