TOUCHSTONE ENERGY® COMMUNITY AWARD
Each year, Beltrami Electric celebrates volunteerism and community service with the Touchstone® Energy Community Award, which recognizes businesses, non-profit and community groups that have shown a strong commitment to the community.
Hope House Named Beltrami Electric's 2020 Touchstone Energy Community Award Winner.
Beltrami Electric Cooperative selected Hope House as the winner of the local 2020 Touchstone Energy® Community Award from a pool of excellent and worthy nominations. The award recognizes Hope House for showing a strong commitment to our community, and comes with a $500 cash award and an engraved Touchstone Energy® Community Award plaque.
Hope House is a non-profit organization that helps people with long-term or serious mental illness regain their lives. As a drop-in center, Hope House provides diagnostic assessments, Adult Rehabilitation Mental Health Services (ARMHS), one-to-one assistance, skills training, social support, family support, medications management, employment specialists and outreach.
About the Touchstone Energy Community Award
The Touchstone Energy® Community Award acknowledges the efforts of those who have impacted numerous people, addressed unmet community needs or provided necessary services.
One winning organization will receive a $500 cash prize and will compete with winners from other electric cooperatives for statewide recognition and an additional $1,000 cash prize.
Any civic organization or non-profit in our service area is eligible to compete for the award, which recognizes outstanding contributions to our local communities.
Organizations are eligible to apply for the award themselves, or community members may apply on behalf of a deserving organization.
Minnesota Touchstone Energy® cooperatives are part of a national alliance of more than 700 local, consumer-owned electric cooperatives in 46 states dedicated to the values of integrity, accountability, innovation and commitment to community. Nearly all of Minnesota's 44 distribution cooperatives in Minnesota are part of the national brand, Touchstone Energy®.