PCHS receives memorials
COLUMBUS -- The following memorials were received by the Platte County Historical Society during the month of August: in memory of Leon Fickel by Mr. and Mrs. Timothy Gutz and Colleen Willman; in memory of Phyllis Kasper by Terry Gaver; in memory of Bill Soulliere by Mark and Sharon Nyffeler.
Cornhusker makes donations
COLUMBUS -- Cornhusker Public Power Goodwill Fund trustees awarded $4,425 to 14 organizations at the Aug. 8 meeting.
The Albion Chamber of Commerce received $200 for holiday lights; Cedar Rapids Rescue Squad received $500 for a defibrillator/patient care monitor; Cedar Rapids Volunteer Fire Department received $500 for a self-contained breathing apparatus; Columbus Community Hospital Foundation received $500 for a vehicle extraction lift; the St. Joseph Mission Group Quilters in Platte Center received $100 for fabric; CHI Health Schuyler Hospital Auxiliary received $400 for a pediatric advanced life support bag; Schuyler Historical Society Museum received $300 for a vacuum cleaner; and Schuyler Public Library received $300 for the summer reading program.
The next application due date for organizations is Oct. 20. Applications can be found at www.cornhusker-power.com.
For more information, call Cornhusker Public Power District at 402-564-2821.