Thursday, November 22, 2012
The money will be used to gather water into a 200,000-gallon tank for use in campus irrigation and cooling tower systems.
This story was submitted by Lewis University: Through a pass through mini-grants program sponsored by Hanson Material Service, Midwest Generation and ComEd, Lewis University has received a $65,000 grant for a rainwater collection system. The collection system gathers water and stores it in a 200,000-gallon tank previously provided by the Romeoville municipal water system. The project is expected to be completed by spring 2013. The collected rainwater will be used for campus irrigation or cooling towers. The new rainwater collection system will preserve natural water systems since it will reduce Lewis’ use of a well for irrigation purposes. The system will also reduce the use of salt for softening water used for the cooling towers since the…
Sunday, October 14, 2012
Enbridge Energy donated $10,000 for trailhead sings at the museuam and Centennial Trail-Schneider's Passage.
This news release was issued by the Forest Preserve District of Will County: Enbridge Energy Limited Partnership donated $10,000 to the Forest Preserve District of Will County for trailhead signage at Centennial Trail-Schneider’s Passage and Isle a la Cache Museum, in Romeoville. The two new interpretive signs will replace and update signs that have become weathered with age. “I am pleased we are able to partner with the Forest Preserve District of Will County to support the redevelopment activities at Centennial Trail—Schneider’s Passage and the Isle a la Cache facility,” said John Gauderman, Enbridge Chicago region manager. “We take our responsibility to the environment seriously, and this partnership is a great opportunity to …
Tuesday, June 5, 2012
The Valley View Educational Enrichment Foundation relies on donations from events and residents to provide funds for the programs that would otherwise go unfunded.
Tuesday, June 5, 2012
Valley View Educational Enrichment Foundation officials said for the third year in a row they have set a record for grant requests. Teachers, administrators, and residents submitted 65 applications for programs requiring more than $85,000 through the annual grant application program, said Foundation President Mike Lawler. The Foundation Board of Directors has so far been able to approve 20 grant programs utilizing approximately $34,200 in funding. Those programs include reading, math, language arts, history, cultural diversity, music, art, physical education, and many others that enrich the educational experience of the students by going above and beyond the curriculum. In all, more than 20,300 students are estimated to benefit from …