Houston, TX – June 13, 2012 – CenterPoint Energy recently awarded the City of Monticello, Arkansas a Community Partnership Grant totaling $2,500 to be used by the local fire department toward the purchase of four defibrillators.
“We are proud to offer our Community Partnership Grant Program to the communities we serve,” said Juerga Smith, operations supervisor of Gas Operations for CenterPoint Energy. “The grant matches each city’s funds which are used to purchase safety equipment that enhances public safety in our communities.”
The 2012 CenterPoint Energy Community Partnership Grant program provides funds and awards up to $2,500 per community served by the company. Priority is given to franchised communities that have not previously received a grant.
The cities that receive the grants must use the grant dollars for safety equipment or special safety related projects in the community.
To see what CenterPoint Energy is doing in the community, please visit CenterPointEnergy.com/Community.