Hoosier Energy donates $5,000 to NCHS softball
FARMERSBURG — Hoosier Energy is please to announce its participation in the softball field upgrade project at North Central High School in Farmersburg.
Representatives from the power supplier’s Merom Generating Station, the North Central athletic department and the Ladybirds softball team celebrated completion of the project in a ceremony Wednesday at the NCHS softball field.
Hoosier Energy donated $5,000 toward the rebuilding of the score tower and backstop structure at the field.
As a cooperative business, Hoosier Energy is committed to the communities it serves. Many of the company's employees at the Merom Generating Station live in Sullivan County and are North Central graduates.
“We live and work in the community and are proud to support projects such as this that have a lasting impact on our community and our youth,” said Jon Bobbitt, Merom Station Plant administrative coordinator and Sullivan County resident. “Hoosier Energy congratulates the North Central High School Softball team on their 2015 Class 2A state championship and wish them luck this season as they defend their title.”
Previous Hoosier Energy contributions to support the Sullivan County community include funding for the Sullivan High School sound system, city pool, a local humane shelter and a sports complex.
Hoosier Energy is a generation and transmission cooperative (G&T) with headquarters in Bloomington, Indiana. The G&T provides electric power and services to 18 electric distribution cooperatives in southern and central Indiana and southeastern Illinois.
Hoosier Energy operates the coal-fired Merom Generating Station, three natural gas power plants, several renewable energy facilities and a 1,700-mile transmission network. For more information, visit www.hepn.com.
Photo by BECKY COX, Hoosier Energy: Members of the Ladybirds, North Central’s defending 2A state softball champs, give a big shout out to Hoosier Energy for donating funds to rebuild the softball tower and backstop. As a cooperative business, Hoosier Energy is committed to the communities it serves. Many of the company's employees at the Merom Generating Station live in Sullivan County and are North Central graduates.