Columbus Hospital Donation

Cornhusker Public Power Goodwill Fund Trustee Michael Dixon, right, presents $500 to the Columbus Community Hospital Foundation for a vehicle extraction lift. Accepting the check are volunteer services assistant Chelsea Kasik, left, and CCH Foundation Director Carol Keller.

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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

For more information, call Cornhusker Public Power District at 402-564-2821.


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