PIE&G Communities First Fund awards scholarships
Presque Isle Electric & Gas Co-op members continue to assist area community organizations and individuals through the voluntary roundup of their electric and natural gas billings. Member contributions to the Communities First Fund provide funds for grants and scholarships for use in their local communities within the PIE&G service area.
At its recent meeting, the PIE&G Communities First Fund Board of Directors awarded 15 scholarships of $1,000 each to the following 2014 high school graduates:
The A. Barkley Travis Memorial Scholarship, valued at $500, was awarded to Joseph Torres of Almont.
Presque Isle Electric & Gas Co-op provides electric and natural gas service to more than 40,500 member-owners. PIE&G serves a nine county area across Northeast Michigan and its headquarters is located in Onaway.