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Bluebonnet, LCRA support community projects through grants

0711
 2017


(Lower Colorado River Authority photos)

The Lower Colorado River Authority and Bluebonnet Electric Cooperative recently awarded grants to three area organizations as part of LCRA’s Community Development Partnership Program. 
 
The McDade Independent School District will replace an old playscape at its elementary school with a $30,884 grant, photo at left. Front row, from left, are Samantha Hernandez, McDade ISD grant assistant; Johnny Sanders, Bluebonnet manager of community and development services; Sandra ‘Sandy’ Wright Kibby and Lori A. Berger, LCRA board members; Barbara Marchbanks, McDade school district superintendent; Willard Rother, McDade school board member; and Patricia Reyna Henry, McDade ISD elementary educational director. Back row, from left, are Tim Schultz, Bluebonnet community representative; Roderick Emanuel, Bluebonnet board secretary/treasurer; Rick Arnic, LCRA governmental affairs representative; and Debbi Goertz and James B. Kershaw, Bluebonnet board members.
 
 

The Delhi Volunteer Fire Department will add plumbing, interior wall frames, utilities and other building necessities to its new fire station with a $50,000 grant, photo at right. From left are Danny Rodgers, Delhi VFD chief; Dee Rodgers, VFD secretary; Ray Rodgers, VFD first responder; Rick Arnic, LCRA governmental affairs representative; Tom Will, Caldwell County constable and VFD first responder; Sandra ‘Sandy’ Wright Kibby, LCRA board member; Cindy Wooley, VFD treasurer; Lori A. Berger, LCRA board member; Eric Bastien, VFD first responder; Milton Shaw, Bluebonnet board member; Billy Platt, Betty Platt and Allison Bastien, VFD supporters; and Joyce Buckner, Bluebonnet community representative.
 
 

The Rosanky Community Center will add a new playground with a $25,000 grant, photo at left. From left are Iris Franke, representative of Vineyard of Christ Lutheran Church; Veronica Haynes, Mary Gardner and Bertha Johnson, community center members; Galynn Fogle, community center secretary; Marc Haynes, community center member; Brenda Waneck, community center booking coordinator; Debbi Goertz, James B. Kershaw, and Roderick Emanuel, Bluebonnet board members; Lori A. Berger, LCRA board member; Rick Arnic, LCRA governmental affairs representative; Sandra Wright ‘Sandy’ Kibby, LCRA board member; Virginia Mercer, Glenn Gardner and Bobby Jones, community center members; Johnny Sanders, Bluebonnet manager of community and development services; and James Rose, community center president.

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