JACKSONVILLE — CAPCA is one of 12 nonprofit organizations received donations through First Electric Cooperative’s Operation Round-Up program in December. Community members on the Operation Round-Up Board of Trustees approved $11,300 in donations.
•In Cleburne County, Cleburne County Cares received $1,000.
•In Faulkner County, Community Action Program for Central Arkansas received $1,000.
•In Grant County, Single Parent Scholarship Fund of Grant County received $1,000.
•In Lonoke County, Cabot Christmas Alliance and Ward Public Library each received $1,000.
•In Perry County, Partners For Progress received $1,000, and Perry County Fair Association received $400.
•In Prairie County, Prairie County Single Parent Scholarship Fund received $1,000.
•In Pulaski County, Little Rock Air Force Base First Sergeants Council received $1,500, Fishnet Missions of Jacksonville received $1,000 and Reed’s Bridge Battlefield Preservation Society received $400.
•In Yell County, Yell County Single Parent Scholarship Fund received $1,000.
The program is possible thanks to the generosity of First Electric members who enrolled in Operation Round-Up and agree to have their electric bill rounded up to the next even dollar amount each month. That money – more than $584,800 since 1998 – funds nonprofit donations and student scholarships. To sign up, visit www.firstelectric.coop or call 1-800-489-7405.