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Utility Celebrates Public Power Week

New Richmond Utilities held its 2nd Annual Customer Appreciation Day on August 13 with a community brat feed at Mary Park. The celebration was a great success - serving more than 500 people!

The utility held drawings for energy-related items including an electric grill, torchieres, thermostat controllers, faucet aerators, compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs) and the grand prize an ENERGY STAR-qualified clothes washer.

Prize winners included:

  • Clothes washer - Bette Stephens
  • Electric grill - David Kluth
  • Torchiere - Betty Berning and Julie Loehr
  • Thermostat controller - Tom Albrecht and Phil Karno
  • Faucet aerator - Gretchen Arnst and Lloyd Reed
  • Compact fluorescent light bulbs - Leann Bell, Ralph Berends, Maria Bruhn, Wendy Dadez, Chris Ennis, JoAnn Gravelle, Mary Gullickson, Larry Kummerfeldt, Virgil Krumm, Fred Ranum, Chris Singerhouse and Marian Stevermer