Kankakee Valley REMC supports 4-H, Porter County Fair

2013-07-16T10:50:00Z Kankakee Valley REMC supports 4-H, Porter County FairContributed by Kankakee Valley REMC nwitimes.com
July 16, 2013 10:50 am  • 

PORTER COUNTY | Kankakee Valley REMC presented a donation of $5,000 to Porter County Fair to assist with the 4-H program along with maintenance to the fairgrounds.

With a long-time commitment to the success of the county fair and the 4-H program, Kankakee Valley REMC has supported the fair as a financial donor and also in other ways to benefit the 4-H program.

This year, employees of Kankakee Valley REMC will also be conducting a high voltage safety demonstration at the fair on July 19 at 6 p.m. to educate individuals about the importance of respecting electricity.

A core value of Kankakee Valley REMC is its commitment to the community. The cooperative is proud to support the Porter County Fair and what they do to give back to the community.

“Fair time is an exciting time for the youth involved in 4-H and also the community who attends the fair activities. We have supported the fair each year through donations and involvement because of what it does for the community and the pride it brings to those involved in the 4-H program. We applaud the hard work and dedication of the many volunteers and community leaders who give time each year to cultivate and mentor today’s youth into tomorrow’s leaders. They are what make the Porter County Fair a success year after year,” stated Dennis Weiss, CEO of Kankakee Valley REMC.

Kankakee Valley REMC, located in Wanatah is a member-owned rural electric cooperative serving approximately 18,000 members throughout Starke, Pulaski, Porter, Lake, Marshall, St. Joseph and LaPorte County.

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