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Minnesota Community Partnership Grants announced

Community Partnership GrantsThe company recently announced the 2010 recipients of CNP’s Community Partnership Grants, funds awarded to support public safety in communities across Minnesota. During the week of April 30, the company awarded 60 grants totaling more than $125,000 for safety equipment or programs needed by police and fire departments in 190 Minnesota cities.

This summer, CNP employees are delivering the grants at city council meetings and getting the word out through community newspapers and other media. Roger Brandel, North District area manager (pictured far right), recently presented a $2,500 grant for the purchase of nine voice pagers to Shane Swedeen, fire chief of Bethel, Minn., at a city council meeting.