Hendricks Power Partners with Cobank for Local Support

06/05/2019

Hendricks Power Cooperative, partnered  with CoBank’s Sharing Success grant, recently donated $11,000 to local nonprofits in Hendricks County.  
One of the two organizations that received
assistance was Sycamore Services, a Danville  organization that uses  individualized training and services to increase independence in individuals with disabilities and other challenges. Established in 1958, Sycamore Services has played a vital role in Hendricks County.Sycamore-Services2.jpg
Hendricks Power, along with the Sharing Success  match, was able to contribute $7,000 to Sycamore Services. These fundswill go  toward  enhancing its Sensory Garden located at the Danville Annex location. Plans include the installation of wheelchair accessible pathways, terracing with plants and other sensory materials, along with  a gazebo/shelter with a metal roof.  “The Sensory Garden enhances our program offerings and provides the individuals we serve with new, meaningful opportunities to appreciate nature and have a peaceful space where they can enjoy gentle sensory stimulation,” said Patrick Cockrum, CEO of Sycamore Services. “We are excited to be able to move forward with the next phase of this unique garden space that enhances the beauty of Sycamore Lane. We sincerely appreciate the generosity of Hendricks Power Cooperative and their commitment to improving lives in our community.”
The next local organization that received assistance was the Hendricks County Senior Services . Its mission is to help older adults live independent, healthy, active, engaged, creative and fun lives. The $2,000 donation and matching $2,000 grant will be used toward making repairs to its parking lot.  This will include paving improvements needed for safety precautions.

HC-Senior-Services-(1).JPG"Hendricks County Senior Services is grateful to Hendricks Power and CoBank for their generous support of this project. The parking lot is not a ‘glamorous’ location, but we have hundreds of  visitors each day and it needs to be a safe space for everyone,” said Marina Keers, Executive Director of Hendricks County Senior Services.  “The Senior Center is a vibrant and welcoming place and we are so thankful for the investments to ensure we can continue to meet the needs of Hendricks County.” 

“We are lucky to have these great organizations within our community,” said Dana Cochran, Director of Marketing at Hendricks Power Cooperative. “We commend their efforts for being proactive with improvements.  We have great relationships with both organizations and will continue to lend support as needed.”
The next local organization that received assistance was the Hendricks County Senior Services . Its mission is to help older adults live independent, healthy, active, engaged, creative and fun lives. The $2,000 donation and matching $2,000 grant will be used toward making repairs to its parking lot.  This will include paving improvements needed for safety precautions.
“Hendricks County Senior Services is grateful to Hendricks Power and CoBank for their generous support of this project. The parking lot is not a ‘glamorous’ location, but we have hundreds of  visitors each day and it needs to be a safe space for everyone,” said Marina Keers, Executive Director of Hendricks County Senior Services.  “The Senior Center is a vibrant and welcoming place and we are so thankful for the investments to ensure we can continue to meet the needs of Hendricks County.” 
“We are lucky to have these great organizations within our community,” said Dana Cochran, Director of Marketing and Member Engagement at Hendricks Power Cooperative. “We commend their efforts for being proactive with improvements.  We have great relationships with both organizations and will continue to lend support as needed.”

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