The Crow Wing Power Community Trust Board donated $49,964 to local community programs during their fourth quarter meeting held in October. Operation Round-Up funds were distributed to the following projects: $2,250 to Faith in Action for Cass County, Hackensack; $3,000 to Sharing Bread Soup Kitchen, Brainerd; $3,000 to Crisis Line and Referral Service, Brainerd; $2,500 to Remer Area Ambulance Service; $500 to Emily Loon Crafters Quilt Guild; $2,014 to Pine River Fire Dept; $600 to Crow Wing Coalition to End Poverty, Operation Community Connect; $600 to Hillman Seniors; $9,000 to Emergency Heat Share; $3,000 to Mounted Eagles, Nisswa; $1,500 to HOWA Family Center, Northern Cass Kinship Partners; $3,000 to Fishing Has No Boundaries, Brainerd Lakes Chapter; $3,000 to Tender Hearts 4 Kids, Brainerd; $7,500 to Emily Emergency Food Shelf; $3,000 to Longville Area Food Shelf, Tossed and Found Boutique; $2,500 to Institute for Executive Director Leadership for Non-Profits and $3,000 to Private Cooperative Members Crisis Medical Support.
Operation Round-Up is funded by Crow Wing Power members who allow their electric bills to be rounded up to the nearest whole dollar. The change is pooled and distributed quarterly.
Grant forms can be obtained by calling Crow Wing Power at 218-829-2827 or 1-800-648-9401 or at www.cwpower.com. The deadline for grant applications is Jan. 10, 2014.