Charitable Foundation Helps Preserve Agricultural History

check presentationGeneseo, IL. September 12th –Geneseo Communications Charitable Foundation awards $5,000 to Antique Engine & Tractor Association in support of their purpose to preserve agricultural history

As part of its commitment to enrich the lives of the people we serve, Geneseo Communications Charitable Foundation recently announced that it will donate $5,000 to the Antique Engine & Tractor Association ‘AETA’ in support of their purpose ‘To promote the collection, restoration, preservation and exhibition of gasoline and oil engines, gasoline and steam tractors, power driven farm machinery and other equipment of historical value.” Funds awarded will be used toward facility expansions and special projects.

“We are very appreciative of the Geneseo Communications Charitable Foundation, said Tom Hitzhusen, ‘AETA’ Member. Their support helps us to further our goal of preserving agricultural history and providing educational opportunities within our community and the surrounding area. This grant is an example of the endorsement and encouragement Geneseo Communications Foundation puts toward the community. It is truly a recognition of the value they see in the preservation of agricultural history and our club’s efforts to sustain it.”

The ‘AETA’ will host their 55th annual three-day Working Farm Show event on September 16th, 17th and 18th at their site north of Geneseo. More information is available at www.ae-ta.com.

The Geneseo Communication Charitable Foundation was established in 2002 by Geneseo Communications, Inc. to enhance, develop and benefit the Geneseo Community. Geneseo Communication Charitable Foundation grant applications can be found here and can be submitted at any time throughout the year. Applications are reviewed quarterly and all 501(c) 3 organizations that reside within Geneseo Communications servicing area are encouraged to apply.

Geneseo Communications, Inc. has a long, proud history of service and commitment to our local communities. We are honored to give back to local organizations that make a difference in the lives of our neighbors and friends.