Operation Round Up Foundation Awards

February 2016

In February of 2016, The Energy Cooperative Operation Round Up Foundation, Inc. awarded $34,127 to the following community groups in our service area:

• Granville Historical Society for chimney repair.
• Winter Sanctuary Homeless Shelter for furniture and lockers.
• Muskingum Valley Council Boy Scouts for a 3D printer and accessories.
• Knox County Head Start, Inc. for roof repair to the Fredericktown building.
• Danville Schools Athletic Department for scoreboards for baseball and softball fields.
• Together We Grow, Inc. for garden materials.
• River View High School for materials for a STEM project.
• Granville Christian Academy to purchase an AED.
• Knox Learning Center to replace old lighting at the West Side School.
• Fredericktown Community Joint Emergency Ambulance District towards a Stryker Power Load System.

December 2015

In December of 2015, The Energy Cooperative Operation Round Up Foundation, Inc. awarded $52,750 to the following community groups in our service area:

  • City of Newark Division of Fire/EMS towards an all terrain vehicle
  • Robbins Hunter Museum towards a garden and pavilion
  • Perry Elementary for Leveled Literacy Intervention books
  • The Rock Foundation towards a bridge relocation at Camp Falling Rock
  • Newark Midland Theatre Association for the renovation of an elevator
  • Wyatt Adkins Heart Organization towards a Capital Campaign to construct the Wyatt Adkins Community Park
  • The Works towards the creation of the Jerrie Mock Flight Lab Exhibit
  • Thorn Township Fire Department a towards Lucas 2.2 Chest Compression System
  • The Licking County Community Health Clinic to re-cover waiting room chairs
  • Newark Rotary Club Foundation towards the expansion at Rotary Park

October 2015

In October of 2015, The Energy Cooperative Operation Round Up Foundation, Inc. awarded $34,071 to the following community groups in our service area:

  • Look Up Ministries for an air conditioning system in the free dental clinic
  • Clear Fork Valley Schools for ELMO Document Cameras
  • Columbia Elementary for Chromebooks and charging cart
  • Johnstown Monroe Local Schools for Kindles
  • My Place To Be for computers
  • Muskingum County Family Dependency Treatment Court for program incentives
  • Girl Scouts of Ohio’s Heartland Council, Inc. for robotics supplies and Lego field kits
  • Individual Member for a wheelchair ramp at residence
  • Nelson T. Gant Foundation towards interior construction costs
  • Alexandria Public Library for restoration to church bell located on library lawn

August 2015

In August of 2015, The Energy Cooperative Operation Round Up Foundation, Inc. awarded $38,323 to the following community groups in our service area:

  • Knox County Humane Society for window and door replacement
  •  American Red Cross – Newark for equipment to install backup generator
  •  Eastern Knox Co Joint Fire District Lucas CPR device
  •  Licking County Coalition for Housing for concrete repairs to Veteran housing
  •  Heath Community Arts Council for canopy tent
  •  Ohio Nature Education for website redesign and display boards
  •  Licking/Knox Goodwill for golf carts to transport students at The Grove
  •  Johnstown Northridge Freedom School for equipment for after school program
  •  Perry Elementary towards new playground equipment
  • Heath Fire Department towards Lucas CPR device

June 2015
In June of 2015, The Energy Cooperative Operation Round Up Foundation, Inc. awarded $23,230 to the following community groups in our service area:

  • Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church – Heath for backpacks and school supplies for Licking County children
  • Monroe Township Fire Department for a Thermal Imaging Camera
  • Perry County Historical & Arts Society for window replacement at Babb House
  • Newark Church of Nazarene for after school program ipads for student use
  • MTV arts for office furniture and easels
  • Center for Disability Services for window replacement
  • Franklin Local Youth Baseball towards baseball fields
  • Together We Grow for garden construction supplies

April 2015

In April of 2015, The Energy Cooperative Operation Round Up Foundation, Inc. awarded $40,940 to the following community groups in our service area:

  •  Knox County Agricultural Museum to upgrade lighting
  •  Zanesville Civic League, Inc. for five laptops for student use at Community Cente
  •  Utica Historical Society for a window replacement at Museum
  • Child Care Resources, Inc. – Muskingum County Head Start for a Teach Smart Display Board
  • Thorn Township Fire Dept. for headsets to assist with communications
  •   Together We Grow, Inc. for construction materials
  •   Pleasant Street Elementary School for Chromebooks for students
  •  Heath High School Baseball towards fencing for practice field
  • Thornville Youth Recreation Assoc. for a scoreboard and an AED (Automated External Defibrillator)

February 2015

In February of 2015, The Energy Cooperative Operation Round Up Foundation, Inc. awarded $30,354 to the following community groups in our service area:

  • Village of Utica Parks towards playground equipment at Miller Park
  • Zanesville Day Nursery for a new freezer
  • Shiloh Holistic Opportunity Programs for building upgrades at Matthews House
  • New Directions Shelter for a new furnace
  • Weathervane Playhouse towards seat renovation
  • Bowling Green Township Trustees towards new furnace

December 2014

In December of 2014, The Energy Cooperative Operation Round Up Foundation, Inc. awarded $38,653 to the following community groups in our service area:

  • Muskingum County Agricultural Society towards livestock barn at Fairgrounds
  • Licking County Aging Program for double convection oven for meal delivery
  • Alexandria Public Library for books for a book sharing program
  • River View High School for a 3-D printer and supplies
  • Central Ohio Youth Ballet for a stage back drop
  • Pathways of Central Ohio for a generator to back up 211 crisis hotline
  • Roseville Fire Department towards new roof and building renovations
  • American Legion National Trail Post 756 towards electrical upgrades
  • Village of Norwich for a new furnace

October 2014

In October of 2014, The Energy Cooperative Operation Round Up Foundation, Inc. awarded $65,814 to the following community groups in our service area:

  • Etna Elementary Project More for reading program supplies
  • Mental Health America of Licking Co. for new phones
  • Nelson T. Gant Foundation, Inc. (Zanesville) towards new roof
  • The Woodlands Serving Central Ohio, Inc. for new server
  • St. Albans Township Fire Dept. towards Lucas 2 Chest Compression System
  • Licking Co. Governmental Preservation Society towards sprinkler and fire alarm in old jail building
  • National Trail VFD for two sets of turn out gear
  • Pump House Ministries for mattresses for men’s shelter
  • Ohio Historical Society for upgrade signage on Flint Ridge nature trail
  • Johnstown High School JOLT ED Program for laptops for JOLT Lab
  • Licking County ESC/The Citadel for one Smart Board
  • Homer Public Library for four computers and monitors
  • The Salvation Army (Newark)for Coats for Kids program
  • Bethel Mission, Inc. for stove and refrigerator for Bethel Community Center
  • Licking County Center for the Visually Impaired for low vision aids for non-senior clients
  • Winter Sanctuary Emergency Homeless Shelters for equipment and alarm system for shelter
  • Foundation for Hospice of Central Ohio for blanket warmer and cart for Selma Markowitz Center
  • Licking County Health Dept. for car seats and booster seats
  • Granville Senior Center towards window replacement

August 2014

In August of 2014, The Energy Cooperative Operation Round Up Foundation, Inc. awarded $38,739 to the following community groups in our service area:

  • Harrison Township Pool to fill in baby pool with concrete and lifeguard platforms
  • Twin Oak Elementary for ELMO Cameras
  • 6th Street and Growing Community Gardens for Phase I landscape project
  • The Works for a fence and gate for Discovery Garden
  • Fredericktown Community Joint Emergency Ambulance District for a CPR Chest Compression System
  • Food Pantry Network of Ohio for 3 year grant toward Capital Campaign
  • Fredericktown K-12 Library for iPads
  • Zanesville High School Yearbook for three cameras and two laptops Licking County Metropolitan Housing Authority/
  • Terrace Gardens for concrete and fencing for outdoor space
  • Fredericktown Music Boosters to replace and repair drums
  • Boy Scout Troop 4024 for an Eagle Scout Project
  • Chandlersville Building Association for a door replacement

June 2014

In June of 2014, The Energy Cooperative Operation Round Up Foundation, Inc. awarded $41,483 to the following community groups in our service area:

  • Licking County Coalition of Care for heating/AC system
  • Newark Cub Scouts Pack 145 for flags and stands
  • Monroe Township Fire Department towards Lucas Chest Compression Device
  • Jacksontown Outreach Mission Center for generator
  • Granville Music Boosters towards new risers
  • Sew Special Network, Inc. for drafting stool and portable AC unit
  • Perry Co Board of Developmental Disabilities for a shelter house
  • Fredericktown Community Fire District  towards thermal imaging camera
  • Ohio Nature Education for equipment for “Operation Open House”
  • Knox County Agricultural Society for development of a new road at fairgrounds

April 2014

The Energy Cooperative Round Up Foundation, Inc. awarded $33,700 at its April meeting to the following groups:

•   Roseville Community Center for furnace replacement
•   Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church for backpacks and school supplies for children
•   Jackson Intermediate for Kindle readers
•   Licking County Humane Society for surgical equipment
•   Center for Disability Services for equipment for Green Dreams work program
•   Licking County Master Gardeners towards storage building
•   Fire & Iron Station 117 Inc., for kitchen equipment and security doors
•   Licking County Family YMCA for supplies for Activate Youth program
•   Marne United Methodist Church for community playground equipment
•   Granville Athletic Boosters toward mezzanine/gym wall project
•   Licking County Christian Academy for benches for athletic events

February 2014

In February of 2014, The Energy Cooperative Operation Round Up Foundation, Inc. awarded $28,900 to the following community groups in our service area:

  • Shiloh Holistic Opportunity Programs – van for transporting residents of Mathews House
  • Granville Robotics Team – on board computing system
  • Licking County Historical Society – repairs to roof on Buckingham Meeting House
  • American Heritage Girls Troop OH 1717 – camping supplies
  • Licking County Special Olympics – sporting equipment
  • YMCA of Mount Vernon – elliptical machine
  • Heartbeats – lighting for sign at Zanesville location
  • Society of St. Vincent de Paul Housing Facility – storage shed
  • New Directions (Mount Vernon) – custom sized shower enclosure
  • Central Ohio Drug Enforcement Task Force – K9 Dog

Also during the Round Up Foundation Board Meeting held in February, Board Officers were elected to the following positions:

  • Marc Odenweller – Chairman
  • Jim Johnson – Vice Chairman
  • Jay Barker – Treasurer
  • Scott Obenour – Secretary