The Paulding Putnam Electric Trust – Operation Round-Up program granted $19,964 to eight non-profit organizations for the first quarter of 2013. The trust receives money through monthly contributions from members who round up their electric bill to the next whole dollar. Donations are used to distribute gifts which will benefit people in the communities served by PPE.
Putnam County Habitat for Humanity received a $5064 grant to be used to purchase energy efficient heating and cooling equipment for the home they are building. Putnam Co. Habitat has made it their goal to make their homes as efficient as possible so that the homeowners do not experience any further financial burden. George Carter, CEO/General Manager presented the award to Chas Myers Executive Director of Putnam County Habitat for Humanity.