News release prepared by: Alli Conine, 620-874-4563 or email@example.com
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE-
6/19/2020 - (Scott City, KS)
Wheatland Electric Cooperative, Inc. Announces Renewal of ‘Sharing Success’ Program
Wheatland Electric Cooperative, Inc. announced June 1, 2020 that they are renewing their Sharing Success program, in partnership with Co-Bank and the Scott Community Foundation.
The Scott Community Foundation began formally accepting applications for grants from the Wheatland Electric Sharing Success Fund from non-profit organizations on December 1, 2012. Wheatland Electric and CoBank have each increased their contribution amounts to the fund over time. Beginning in 2020, each organization will donate $10,000 annually. The program will continue to run until the funds are exhausted. Non-profit groups interested in receiving funding from the Wheatland Electric Sharing Success Fund should contact Alli Conine, Manager of Member Services & Corporate Communications, at 620-874-4563 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
“The Sharing Success program allows us to give back to the communities we serve,” said Bruce W. Mueller, Wheatland’s CEO/General Manager. “Since 2012, the Sharing Success program has awarded $85k in grants to non-profit organizations across our service territory. Wheatland is excited to continue partnering with CoBank and the Scott Community Foundation.”
Wheatland Electric Cooperative, Inc., a member owned distribution cooperative headquartered in Scott City, KS, was established in 1948 as a distribution and power cooperative, in the state of Kansas. Today, Wheatland Electric serves more than 33,000 electric meters in 17 different counties and maintains over 4,000 miles of distribution power lines across Western and South-Central Kansas. Together, with the help of our members, Wheatland Electric is committed to building a better and stronger rural America. For more information about Wheatland, visit www.weci.net.