2019 Grant Recipients

Lodi Utilities in parternership with WPPI recently awarded the 2019 Community and Economic Development grants.

The Community grants were given to the School District of Lodi Greenhouse for the purchase of equipment for inside the new greenhouse ($1000), Reach Out Lodi for support of the food pantry ($250), and Muirland Literacy Council for the creation of Bedtime and Birthday Book Bags to be donated to Reach Out Lodi for children in the Lodi area.

The Economic Development grant of $1000 was given to the Lodi Rotary Club towards the repair work on Susie's Basket in Spring Creek.


Lodi Rotary Club accepting $1,000 from City of Lodi Administrator, Julie Ostrander, on behalf of Lodi Utilities. Pictured left to right are Linda Brokish, Steve Brokish, Julie Ostrander, Bernie Kvam, Doug Hermann, Carol Hermann, and Doug Richmond.

Rotary Club Grant Recipient


Jim Schmiedlin of Reach Out Lodi accepting $250 from representatives of Lodi Utilities. Pictured left to right are Kennan Buhr, Lodi Utilities Director of Operations, Jim Schmiedlin, and Anna Stieve, WPPI Energy Services Representative for Lodi Utilities.

Reach Out Lodi Grant Recipient


Anne Malig, Community Outreach Coordinator for the Muirland Literacy Council, accepting $250 from Lanette Mayberry, Lodi Utilities.

 Muirland Literacy Council Grant Recipient


Ms. Howe and Mr. Anderson of the School District of Lodi accepting $1,000 from representatives of Lodi Utilities. Pictured left to right are Sandy Bloechl - Lodi Utilities, Michelle Howe - 6th Grade Science/Agriculture Teacher, Connor Anderson - High School Agriculture Teacher, Adalyn Howe, Lanette Mayberry - Lodi Utilities.