ORU Spring Scholarship & Grant Winners

Five Organizations receive ORU grants

At its March meeting, the SIREC Community Trust committee awarded a total of $17,350
in Operation Round Up grants. Receiving grants were:

Chrisney Volunteer Fire Department: $2,650 for the purchase of Wildland fire resistant boots

Anderson Twp. Volunteer Fire Department: $3,300 to purchase Whelen LED light bars ($2,596)
and Rear LED beacons ($700)

Spencer County Fire Chiefs' Association: $5,000 to purchase safety vests for Spencer Co. Firefighters

Santa Claus Volunteer Fire Department: $3,000 for the purchase of firefighter helmets

Cannelton Food Pantry: $1,400 to purchase personal care items for clients


Carina Kessans, $500, University of Evansville, Tell City High School
Ashley Barnett, $500, University of Evansville, South Spencer High School
Jenna Burns, $500, Kentucky Wesleyan, Heritage Hills High School
Claire Davis, $500, Indiana University, Perry Central High School

Operation Round Up is a member funded program which supports charitable organizations serving Southern Indiana Power members and communities. Since the program was established in 2005, Southern Indiana Power has awarded 353 grants totaling over $462,000. Operation Round Up information and grant guidelines can be found on our website, weebitcomputers.com. The next time we will accept grant applications will be Aug. 1.