In October, Tipmont distributed nearly $20,000 in grants from its Operation Round Up and EnviroWatts programs. They funded initiatives to support science education for young women, improve access at a charity thrift store, provide necessary materials for newborns, repair a facility that helps people recover from addictions, and plant 200-plus trees in greater Lafayette.
In Operation Round Up, you round up your monthly Tipmont electric bill to the nearest dollar. Your tax-deductible average annual contribution of $6 benefits such area nonprofit efforts as:
Adding just one cent per kilowatthour to your monthly Tipmont electric bill — with a $5 monthly maximum — supports local projects in sustainability, renewable energy and environmental improvement, including:
Enroll today: Visit tipmont.org/envirowatts
Rob Ford is Tipmont and Wintek's communication director, a role he's held since 2015.
Rob has a bachelor's and a master's in Communication from Purdue University. He lives in West Lafayette with his wife and three children and has a life-sized Yoda statue in his office. Away from the office, you’ll find Rob working on his golf swing, jump shot, or hope for a Purdue basketball national title – all futile endeavors.