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La Vernia ambulance service receives POWER UP grant




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Members of the Guadalupe Valley Electric Cooperative (GVEC) are proving how quickly small change can add up to big change for the community with grants from the POWER UP Community Fund. Although the GVEC charitable fund is less than a year old, grants totaling more than $130,000 were awarded in April to 11 nonprofit organizations to help fund community development and improvement projects.

Among the first to be awarded a POWER UP grant is the La Vernia Volunteer Ambulance Service, which has provided 911 emergency medical services to northeastern Wilson County for 35 years. This active group of volunteers currently answers about 450 calls a year and operates 24 hours a day. The organization received $20,000 to purchase a new ambulance.

Since last July, participating GVEC members have been pooling their pennies by rounding up their monthly electric bills to the nearest dollar. The difference in change is then donated to the POWER UP fund. A portion of the fund is used for community grants for projects focusing on education, youth programs, health care, community development, civic and community outreach, or public safety/service.

The next deadline for POWER UP grants is Wednesday, Aug. 15. For more information, visit www.gvec.org and click the POWER UP icon or call Barbara Kuck at 830-857-1116. Grant applications are available at GVEC’s five area offices.
 

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