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Tuesday, September 30, 2014

For Kids: Tell Us what you REALLY want from your Parents

What I want from my Parents

Tell me stories about when you were a kid
Give me lots of affection (hugs and kisses)
Spend some time with JUST ME. No siblings included
Make sure we eat meals together regularly
Discipline me. It makes me feel like you care.
Leave me special messages of encouragement
Just give me money
All of the above
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Hancock Wood Electric awards Grant to NBLS and Others
Posting Date: 08/17/2014

NORTH BALTIMORE, Ohio, (August, 2014) – The Board of Trustees for the Hancock-Wood Electric (HWE) Community Trust Fund, Inc. awarded $19,590 in third-quarter grants to seven local nonprofit organizations. HWE Community Trust Fund Board Chairman Daniel Branson presented the checks in a special ceremony at the Hancock-Wood corporate headquarters on Aug. 11.

The following organizations received grant funding:

§ CHOPIN Hall received $3,000 to restock food for Hancock County residents in need.

§ Findlay Area Safe Kids was awarded $5,000 to purchase smoke detectors for children.

§ Hancock Christian Clearing House received $3,000 toward providing emergency supplies to residents.

§ North Baltimore Schools was granted $3,000 for Kindles for students.

§ Rawson Volunteer Fire Department was granted $1,590 toward three new laptops and laptop-mounting equipment for a fire truck.

§ Riverdale Local Schools received $2,000 to purchase iPads and covers for student use.

§ University of Findlay was awarded $2,000 toward a high school tutoring program.

Hancock-Wood Electric Cooperative CFO Marcia Stahl was present at the grant awards ceremony and said, “Hancock-Wood members’ concern for the community has made it possible for the HWE Community Trust Fund to grant more than $350,000 in funding to community organizations since its inception in 2008.”

Applications for fourth-quarter grant consideration are

being accepted now. Nonprofit organizations within the Hancock-Wood Electric Cooperative service territory are encouraged to visit to learn more about how to apply for grants.

HWE Community Trust Fund, Inc. is a nonprofit organization funded by Hancock-Wood Electric Cooperative members who choose to round up their bills to the nearest dollar essentially donating a maximum of $.99 each month. Electric cooperative member-owners across the nation participate in similar programs under the overarching brand name, Operation Round Up.

HWEC Community Trust Fund Board makes 2014 third quarter donation presentations. From left: (top row) Lt. Dean Richardson, Jane Stout, Allison Baer, Bob Falkenstein, Sarah Bugner, Charlotte Powell, Dick Stephens, Paula Beaupry, Tammy Stahl, Ronda Smith, Becky Bern; (bottom row) HWE Community Trust Fund Board Members Treasurer Darlene Petkwitz, Chairman Daniel Branson and Hancock-Wood Electric Cooperative CFO Marcia Stahl.

Hancock-Wood Electric Cooperative, established April 20, 1938, serves portions of Hancock, Wood, Allen, Erie, Hardin, Henry, Putnam, Sandusky, Seneca and Wyandot counties. Throughout its history, Hancock-Wood has supported local causes through charitable contributions, volunteerism and other activities to make a positive impact on the quality of life in the communities it serves. For more information about Hancock-Wood Electric Cooperative, visit, call 800-445-4840


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