First Choice Power is proud to announce its Fall 2011 Reduce Your Use™Grant winners:
- Adult Reading Center Inc.
Congratulations to the Adults Reading Center for earning a Reduce Your Use Grant for the replacement of doors and door frames and the removal and installation of new solar attic fans.
- Angleton Danbury Medical Center
Congratulations to Angleton Danbury Medical Center for receiving a Reduce Your Use Grant for the purchase of a new Zero Degree Freezer, which is an energy efficient piece of equipment for the cafeteria.
- Bosque Arts Center
Congratulations to the Bosque Arts Center for receiving a Reduce Your Use Grant to fund energy-efficient LED lights that evoke the Christmas spirit of our community during the annual Christmas Clifton home tour.
- Bosque Memorial Museum
Congratulations to the Bosque Memorial Museum for receiving a Reduce Your Use Grant to replace inefficient track lighting in the museum exhibition galleries.
- Churches Touching Lives for Christ
Congratulations to Churches Touching Lives for Christ for receiving a Reduce Your Use Grant to save on electric consumption by purchasing a walk-in freezer.
- Clifton Chamber of Commerce
Congratulations to the Clifton Chamber of Commerce for receiving a Reduce Your Use Grant to renovate their existing building and install energy efficient light fixtures and upgrading to insulated widows.
- Clyde Ashworth Elementary
Congratulations to Clyde Ashworth Elementary for receiving a Reduce Your Use Grant for purchasing an energy efficient refrigerator to insure perishable items are stored safely, science labs can still demonstrate, and energy costs are reduced.
- David E. Smith Elementary
Congratulations to David E. Smith Elementary for receiving a Reduce Your Use Grant to install a solar powered pump for their school garden in order to show students that we can create our own energy.
- Families in Crisis
Congratulations to Families in Crisis for receiving a Reduce Your Use Grant that will replace 5 washers, 5 dryers, 2 stoves, 2 refrigerators and 3 freezers in its shelter facilities.
- Freddy Gonzalez Elementary
Congratulations to Freddy Gonzalez Elementary for receiving a Reduce Your Use Grant to provide an outdoor classroom experience for every one of its students.
- Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas
Congratulations to the Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas for receiving a Reduce Your Use Grant that will help them replace 4 aged water heaters and a washer/ dryer set in troop house/ bathroom facilities at our Camp Whispering Cedars in southern Dallas.
- Hope Foundation for Retarded Children
Congratulations to Hope Foundation for Retarded Children for receiving a Reduce Your Use grant for purchasing Energy Star light bulbs.
- Lake Jackson Historical Association
Congratulations to the Lake Jackson Historical Association who received a Reduce Your Use Grant to install motion-sensor light switches and tinted windows.
- Lake Whitney Arts Association
Congratulations to Lake Whitney Arts Association for receiving a Reduce Your Use Grant for the addition of attic insulation and tune-up-type services on AC/heating units.
- Leonard Elementary
Congratulations to Leonard Elementary on receiving a Reduce Your Use Grant for providing access to the outdoor classroom so that the children can learn about the growing process and having energy efficiency.
- Living Water Christian School
Congratulations to Living Water Christian School for receiving a Reduce Your Use Grant for a community garden to involve students in the garden club.
- Migrant Health Promotion
Congratulations to Migrant Health Promotion for receiving a Reduce Your Use Grant to replace its current refrigerator with an energy sufficient model.
- Montague Independent School District
Congratulations to Montague Independent School District for receiving a Reduce Your Use Grant to purchase a digital power inverter, wind turbine, a battery minder Watt charging system and batteries
- Museum of the Stonewall Saloon Ltd.
Congratulations to Museum of the Stonewall Saloon for receiving a Reduce Your Use Grant for the air conditioning portion of the museum expansion project.
- North Bosque Helping Hands
Congratulations to North Bosque Helping Hands for receiving a Reduce Your Use Grant to install larger Energy Star freezers which will increase the organization's capacity for frozen food stocks at a lower cost.
- Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church
Congratulations to Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church for receiving a Reduce Your Use grant to help install new insulation and tinted windows that will preserve the use of energy within the building.
Congratulations to PediPlace for receiving a Reduce Your Use Grant for replacing microwaves along with an energy-efficient dishwasher and refrigerator.
- Regional East Texas Food Bank
Congratulations to Regional East Texas Food Bank for receiving a Reduce Your Use Grant to purchase energy efficient freezers.
- Ronald McDonald House of Fort Worth Inc.
Congratulations to Ronald McDonald House of Fort Worth for receiving a Reduce Your Use Grant installing long lasting, low wattage light bulbs throughout the facility.
- Safe Haven of Tarrant County
Congratulations to Safe Haven of Tarrant County for receiving a Reduce Your Use Grant for the installation of energy efficient lighting.
- Sam Houston High School
Congratulations to Sam Houston High School for receiving a Reduce Your Use Grant for the purchase of refrigerators and netbooks to address Advanced Placement curriculum standards.
- Sam Houston High School
The grant will go towards needed technology, totaling 1,722.36 to aid the process in addressing the curriculum standards for the course. The purchase will also assist in meeting the college-readiness for which we are charged.
- Service of the Emergency Aid Resource Center for the Homeless
Congratulations to SEARCH for receiving a Reduce Your Use Grant to install window tinting on the 1st and 4th floors of its building to reduce heat gain.
- Shackelford Jr. High
Congratulations to Shackelford Junior High for receiving a Reduce Your Use Grant to replace two old refrigerators with energy efficient models.
- St. Alcuin Montessori
Congratulations to St. Alcuin Montessori School for receiving a Reduce Your Use Grant to upgrade one entire building to becoming more energy efficient by replacing an HVAC system with cooling systems for 6 classrooms.
- Tarrant Area Food Bank
Congratulations to the Tarrant Area Food Bank for receiving a Reduce Your Use Grant to fund a continuous monitoring system for cold storage units, refrigerators and freezers.
- Walnut Springs Historical Association
Congratulations to the Walnut Springs Historical Association for receiving a Reduce Your Use Grant that will go towards upgrading an old refrigerator, replace worn-out ceiling fans and an inefficient microwave.