News release prepared by: Regan Reif, 620-786-6001 or firstname.lastname@example.org
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE-
July 28, 2020 - (Argonia, KS)
Salter House Museum Receives Wheatland Electric Sharing Success $1,000 Grant
Wheatland Electric Cooperative, Inc. today announced that its Sharing Success Fund, managed by the Scott Community Foundation, has awarded a $1,000 grant to the Salter House Museum. Located in Argonia, Kansas, the Salter House Museum was home to Mrs. Susanna Salter, America’s first elected woman mayor. The museum preserves the historic home and the artifacts within it, as well as the history of Argonia, while honoring the life of Mrs. Susanna Salter. The grant funds will be used to make roof repairs to help preserve the artifacts within this one-of-a-kind historic site.
The Scott Community Foundation began formally accepting applications for grants from the Wheatland Electric Sharing Success Fund from non-profit organizations on December 1, 2012. Wheatland Electric and CoBank have each increased their contribution amounts to the fund over time. Beginning in 2020, each organization will donate $10,000 annually. The program will continue to run until the funds are exhausted. Non-profit groups interested in receiving funding from the Wheatland Electric Sharing Success Fund should contact Alli Conine, Manager of Member Services & Corporate Communications, at 620-874-4563 or email@example.com.
Wheatland Electric Cooperative, Inc., a member owned distribution cooperative headquartered in Scott City, KS, was established in 1948 as a distribution and power cooperative, in the state of Kansas. Today, Wheatland Electric serves more than 33,000 electric meters in 19 different counties and maintains over 4,000 miles of distribution power lines across Western and South Central Kansas. Together, with the help of our members, Wheatland Electric is committed to building a better and stronger rural America. For more information about Wheatland, visit www.weci.net.