April Roundup for Safety Awards

Roundup for Safety

Meeting in regular session April 13, Flathead Electric’s Roundup for Safety Board awarded $19,746 in grants to the following safety related community projects:

Kalispell Elks Lodge – $1,000 for Bike Helmets;

Flathead 4-H Foundation – $1,200 for Safety Shirts;

Kalispell Police (SRT) Department – $3,408 for Flame Resistant Uniforms;

Kootenai Valley Christian School – $703 for Emergency Door Locks;

Bob Marshall Wilderness Foundation- $760 for Radios;

Montana Kayak Association – $1,000 for Personal Protection Equipment;

Western Montana Mental Health Clinic – $2,000 for Defibrillators;

Flathead Area Mountain Bikers – $1,000 for Safety/First Aid Training;

Whitefish Baseball – $1,500 for Fencing and Gates;

Columbia Falls High School – $6,500 for Lighting and Poles; and

Kalispell Youth Softball – $675 for Protective Equipment.

Roundup for Safety is a voluntary program for FEC members who allow their electric bills to be rounded up to the next dollar, with the extra money going into a fund for community nonprofit safety projects. The Co-op is grateful to all who participate in enhancing the safety of our community. For additional information about the program, call Mike Radel at 751-4429 or visit Roundup for Safety.

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