News Maker Preston Knight on SVEC awarding funds

Shenandoah Valley Electric Cooperative (SVEC) awarded the funds from Operation Round Up recently.

As we do every first Fri. of the month we check in with SVEC to see what’s the latest for the month.

In our latest news maker we spoke with Event and Communication Manager Preston Knight about SVEC.

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Preston tells us that voting in the SVEC Board of Directors will soon end with the results announced on Aug. 11.

He also tells us who received funding form the Cooperative’s Operation Round Up.

Preston also explains how any nonprofit can apply for funding for the October release of funds.

Click here for Preston’s interview.

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SVEC award Operation Round Up Funds

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According to a press release from Shenandoah Valley Electric Cooperative (SVEC) 11 organizations in the valley are the recipients of Operation Round Up funding.

SVEC members can round up their bill to the next dollar to generate these funds.

Recipients in the fall campaign include Page Free Clinic of Page County to offset expenses in bringing remote pop up clinics to those in need.

Shenandoah Area Agency on Aging received funds to help provide free meals to residents of Winchester, Frederick County.

Sinclair Health Clinic also received funds to help offset the cost of providing healthcare to those without insurance in Winchester, Frederick and Clarke Counties.

Six organization from Rockingham County also benefited from operation round up funds.

Two agencies from Augusta County received funding as well.

In all SVEC was able to distribute $18,000 through the generosity of it’s members.

Find out more about operation round up at svec.coop/ORU.

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