Your change is making a difference

Operation Round Up recipients are, front row from left, Karen Saxton, Paulding County Cancer Survivor Support Dinner, $1,000; Jan Fuetter, United Way of Putnam County, $600; Sara Newman, Antwerp Library, $800; Melinda Stoller, Hands of Hope, $1,000. Back row, from left, Josh Hoeppner, Antwerp Schools, $750; Reggie Hinchcliff, Grover Hill Lions Club-Welcome Park, $1,000; Ed Bohn, Friends of the First Responders-Paulding EMA, $800; Kevin Matthews, Van Wert Council on Aging, $800; Joel Rampe, Kalida Fire Department, $3,146; Rick McCoy, Van Wert County EMA, $500; Matt Rau, Putnam County Habitat for Humanity, $1,000; and Operation Round Up President Bob Yager.

The Operation Round Up board awarded over $12,000 to area agencies dedicated to making an impact on the lives of residents in this region today. Operation Round Up is a program that allows members the option of rounding up their bills to the nearest dollar every month, with those extra few cents going to benefit people in need within the co-op’s service territory. If you’re not enrolled, sign up today by going to our website,, or by calling our office at 1-800-686-2357.

Your change is making a big difference for our community!